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Water report makes a splash

John Kerr posted in on March 22nd, 2012.

A report laying bare the science behind New Zealand’s degraded waterways has received wide media coverage and spurred calls for action. The report Water Quality in New Zealand: Understanding the Science, was released by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment , Jan Wright, this week and details the science and history behind New Zealand’s polluted […]

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Water increasingly important in environmental perceptions

Peter Griffin posted in on September 29th, 2011.

Climate change may be the world’s biggest environmental challenge, but New Zealanders are pre-occupied with issues of water quality at home — and many of them blame farmers for those problems. The 6th biennial survey of Peoples’ Perceptions of the State of the New Zealand Environment  released today assessed peoples’ perceptions of air quality, native […]

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