More rubbish at river ramp

Piles of newspapers, car parts, lumps of concrete and abandoned furniture litter the lush banks of the Waikato River near Riverside Golf Club.

At the boat ramp around the corner off Narrows Lane, in Tamahere, a burnt-out car recently sat for two weeks before it was removed by Waikato District Council.

Narrows Lane resident Stan Woolston said the boat ramp, which he estimated was around six years old, was a dumping ground for fish carcasses and beer bottles.

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Guts spilled at boat ramp

A large number of gutted fish strewn in the shallow water near the Tamahere boat ramp has disgusted a local man.

Owen Trolove was taking a short stroll on the riverbank alongside the boat ramp near the Narrows Bridge on Tuesday afternoon when he spotted up to 30 gutted fish rotting in the shallows.

He hopes someone might have seen who dumped the fish so the practice can be stopped.

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