But some believe the reform doesn't go far enough.
Groundswell is calling for more "common sense" on the issue of freshwater regulations.
"The smelter is sited on one of Aotearoa's most important archaeological sites in terms of understanding early Māori culture."
He didn't keep holiday or leave records for any of his employees.
The detection of Bonamia ostreae last month sparked concerns for the Bluff oyster fishery.
"Former staff of the smelter report burying of spent cell linings or contaminated material in various parts of the Tiwai site."
"A positive outcome for Murchison and the wider community."
It will be in place for an "indefinite period".
Routine testing had found three infected wild oysters near Stewart Island.
Last year, the council avoided a general rates increase during the height of the pandemic by using financial reserves.
NZAS doesn't know what to do with 181,000 tonnes of highly toxic spent cell liner waste stockpiled at Tiwai Point.
The company says no jobs will be lost as a result.
"They haven't come down here on a business trip, they haven't come here for any essential work."
Toxic algae blooms often form in waterways in the area at this time of year and it can be deadly to dogs.
Much of the centre of Orepuki is up for sale - for just $469,000.
The Newstalk ZB presenter has collected 7003 of the nearly 14,000 votes.
Mother Nature is hitting pause on summer.
"The workers feel like they have some certainty around what their future will be."
It will remain open until at least December 31, 2024.
Three have now been charged over the death of Kane Wayman.