Tag Archives: Ruataniwhia

In response to Federated Farmers

If farmers are concerned about increased regulation then they need their industry bodies to get up to speed with societies expectations. We want to be able to swim in our rivers. We want to take our dogs for a walk without fear of them dying. We want safe, unchlorinated drinking water. I understand that lobby groups are supposed to represent their member’s best interests. But is aggressively promoting the status quo the best that they’ve got? I don’t think so. Continue reading

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I have been to a few candidates meetings lately

“There are so many born-again environmental advocates standing who are advocating such environmental vandalism I feel they should offer airline paper bags as you walk through the door” Continue reading

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If no dam then what? – Letter to HB Today

Let’s assume that the dam will not proceed. Where too next? That’s the big question. Plan Change 6 will still go ahead. It will likely mean that those land owners who currently irrigate will need to change their farming practices … Continue reading

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