Greens demand closure of park

30/06/2009 Marfell Park must be closed immediately to ensure the safety of the community, says the Green Party’s spokesperson, Catherine Delahunty. “The park must be closed to the public and fenced off immediately. “A wait-and-see approach is just too dangerous,”… Continue Reading

Expert called in to examine Marfell Park

16/06/2009 New Zealand’s foremost expert in the investigation and clean-up of contaminated sites has been called in to check out Marfell Park after the shock discovery of dioxins. Environmental consultant Graeme Proffitt has been asked to lead a sampling and… Continue Reading

Young calls for new toxic dump inquiry

11/06/2009 Another investigation is needed into possible chemical dumps across New Plymouth, MP Jonathan Young says. The discovery of toxic agrichemicals at Marfell Park has raised concerns that other sites, previously tested and found negative for dioxins in 2001, might… Continue Reading