21 July 2016

Sentencing hearings occurring on Monday 25 July.

Two sentencing hearings will take place at Tauranga District Court, 10am on Monday 25th July in respect to recent prosecutions undertaken by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

The first prosecution is against Henry by de Ley in relation to discharging dairy effluent onto or into land in circumstances where it may enter water.

The second prosecution is against Gavin Dyer in relation to taking or using water when not expressly allowed and contravening an abatement notice.

The Regional Council will not be making any further comments while these matters are before the court.