Denial is a long river

June 20, 2016 Catherine Delahunty 2

For many New Zealanders the loss of swimmable rivers and the effects of intensive agriculture are big issues and they want it cleaned up. William Rolleston is running lines that no one believes and which do Federated Farmers reputation no good at all. Denying that 62 percent of our monitored rivers are too dirty for safe swimming is pointless.

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Feds play games over Manawatu clean up

August 10, 2010 NZ Green Party 8

So, 27 organisations in the Manawatu region including city & regional council, industrial players, iwi and environment groups have signed an historic agreement, committing to clean up the polluted Manawatu river. Great stuff. Only problem is, the farmers aren’t playing ball.

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