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Hororata dairy farm convicted and fined for discharge

A Hororata dairy farm has been convicted and fined $30,000 after illegally discharging effluent onto land.

A representative for Aitkens Road Dairies Limited pleaded guilty to the charge in December.

The charge related to discharging a contaminant onto land in circumstances which may result in that contaminant entering groundwater, which is prohibited under the Resource Management Act.

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