Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has voted unanimously to move on from the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme and focus its efforts on other priorities.
The ability for the scheme to proceed remains uncertain in light of the Supreme Court’s decision not to allow the Department of Conservation land swap necessary for the construction of the proposed Ruataniwha dam.
Council has authorised HBRIC Ltd to sell any assets or intellectual property developed to date in connection with the Ruataniwha scheme.
Both the Council and HBRIC Ltd are now focussing their energies on new priorities.
Here as some useful infographics about the scheme: