Category Archives: Water

Wetlands part of solution of nutrients in waterways

However I am at a loss for words to read that he describes, and dismisses the original wetlands as merely a swamp. I get that the thinking of 30 years ago was not as enlightened as it is today so I forgive Mr Alexander for starting down the path that he chose. Continue reading

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My Magic 8 Ball Predictions for 2017

The way I see it many farmers just struggle with the resources and knowledge needed to lift their environmental, and thereby their commercial game. It’s just a small number who are letting their team down and doing irreparable damage to the reputation of farming in general. It is these few who need to feel the heavy hand of regulation and enforcement. I have an honest belief that with the right support the rest will come on board. And as a community we need to willing offer our support regardless of if we are townies or not. Because unless we get the farmers on board then our environmental problems will never go away. Continue reading

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Letter to editor – RWSS Review

But no one knows everything so I’m looking for your help. If you have any concerns or questions about the scheme please feel free to email them to me paul.bailey@hbrc.govt.nz Continue reading

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