News Media releases Controversial Wongan Hills feedlot development cancelled – SAFE

Controversial Wongan Hills feedlot development cancelled – SAFE

June 6th, 2023

SAFE has been notified today that the resource consent application to build four composting barns/feedlots in Kaituna Valley has been withdrawn. The feedlots would have confined 2,200 cows permanently indoors. The controversial proposal faced substantial backlash from local environmentalists concerned about the impacts on the vulnerable Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) and animal advocates concerned about the risks to animal health and welfare.

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