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In The News — Water fools?

Tessa Evans posted in on April 19th, 2017.

After a week of floods and heavy rainfall, fresh water is still in the headlines. Radio New Zealand is diving into the muddy waters in a series called ‘Water Fools?’, teasing apart how farming affects our waterways and how the views of the public, farmers and the government often differ. The unmonitored ‘spray and pray’ […]

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New Zealand’s ‘blue economy’ – Dame Anne Salmond

John Kerr posted in on September 23rd, 2014.

Dame Anne Salmond, patron of the Te Awaroa 1000 Rivers Project, writes about the country’s ‘blue economy’ in the New Zealand Herald. An excerpt (read in full here): Dame Anne Salmond: Keep our wealth flowing Thorough analysis of our waterways essential if we’re to preserve our blue economy. Look at those extraordinary images of the […]

Dom Post: Two years on from national water quality plan, nothing has been done

Peter Griffin posted in on June 16th, 2010.

Kiran Chug writes in the Dominion Post about the state of New Zealand’s waterways, which are still being polluted despite an inquiry two years ago which suggested sweeping reforms to clean them up. A report has gone to Environment Minister Nick Smith suggesting that strict rules be put in place to protect waterways, although the […]

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