Earlier this month Rīpia Marae representatives blessed the site of Motu Wheteke, ahead of physical works starting at the quarry. Kaipara District Council contractors are preparing to reopen the site, primarily for the Provincial Development Unit-supported Pouto Road sealing project. Also known as Greenhill, Motu Wheteke is located on the east side of Pouto Road, south of Te Kopuru. Metal extracted from the Council-owned quarry has previously been used to maintain council roads along Pouto Peninsula.
Please read on for the media release by Kaipara District Council.