Following scrutiny from the public, temporary fencing has been constructed around a stormwater pond a metre away from a new playground in Auckland, Stuff reports. The Kopupaka playground in Auckland’s Westgate has drawn interest from hundreds since its opening, and parents have expressed concerns about the nearby stormwater pond with no fencing. Auckland Council Manager of Area Operations, John Cranfield, said the playground was compliant and met all legislative requirements, but temporary fences have been installed until further planting grows to deter children from the pond.
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