Video: Doubtless Bay Water

The Ed caught up with a utility service provider 46km south of Cape Reinga in the small settlement of Te Kao, where they were using a Caterpillar 303CR excavator.

The Doubtless Bay Water Supply Co Ltd was established over 30 years ago not long after owner Jack Sutton arrived back from working in the Australian mines; setting himself up with a well-drilling rig.

In the mid-1980s, the business migrated into private water utility work and now provides its services to around 1000 customers in the Far North settlements of Te Kao, Coopers Beach, Mangonui, Taipa and Oruru.

Read the full article in issue #264 of Deals on Wheels magazine (out 14 September 2015). Subscribe here.

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