Has the Kapiti Coast District Council been sitting on news of a cryptosporidium outbreak for a week? Judging by today’s events, and the Council’s own admissions, it seems so, meaning there’s some tough questions to be asked of the Council about when it knew of the risk to the public, and why didn’t it notify people sooner?

To put this in perspective, on average around 1,500 people a day use Raumati’s splash pad, making it one of the most popular recreational facilities in the district, especially for families with young children.

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