Displaying items by tag: freshwater

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 11:55

Big dry handicaps irrigators

Some Northland dairy farmers have been asked to stop irrigating because of the low river levels.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 08:55

Te Papa responds to exhibit criticism

Te Papa has responded to farmer criticism of its exhibition on water quality.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 08:55

Museum’s water quality display irks farmers

National museum, Te Papa is under fire over its exhibition on water quality in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:01

Wairarapa gets $7.11m PGF water boost

The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund is putting $7.11 million into creating a sustainable water supply for Wairarapa.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 13:55

Certainty promised – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers want greater certainty around water issues and he promises they will get this from the coalition government in the coming year.

Published in General News
Monday, 13 January 2020 08:46

Time for a mature conversation on water

Kiwis need to grow up when it comes to conversations on water quality, says an opposition MP.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:55

Essential Freshwater’s $80b bill

Dairy farmers say over-stringent freshwater policies will cost New Zealand at least $80 billion in the next 30 years, but will not greatly improve water quality.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 08:55

Government’s proposed water reforms blasted

The Government’s proposed water reforms have been blasted by a regional council with top performing water quality.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 November 2019 10:01

NZ firm to monitor global lakes

A Christchurch company has won a major technology contest with a satellite-based remote sensing solution that could monitor the water quality of every lake globally.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:55

Water reforms could be ‘recipe for disaster’

Disregarding the social and economic effects of the proposed water reforms is a recipe for disaster, warns Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven.

Published in General News
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