Between 26 and 27 September 2013, there was a spill of approximately 19,000 litres of diesel from the Turoa ski-field into the Makotuku Stream. This spill subsequently contaminated the potable water supply for the Raetihi township.
S109(1)(e)(i) Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996
Ohakune - District Court
Final decision date:
Maximum fine available:
3 months imprisonment and/or $500,000 and an additional $50,000 fine for every day of a continuing offence.