Tag Archives: Russel Norman

Have enough farmers cleaned up their act?

I have great respect for Jon Morgan who writes for the Dompost. His article Farmers really have cleaned up their act (Dompost 16/11/2011) begs some questioning though. Yes, I imagine most kiwis would agree with Jon – Most of us would agree … Continue reading

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National – declaring war on rivers?

Green’s co-leader Russel Norman said this morning on Radio NZ National that the current government’s promise to fund irrigation infrastructure out of asset sales is akin to it making a declaration of war on our rivers. Is that a fair description? … Continue reading

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Dirty rivers and streams – time for a change

Thanks to PENNY WARDLE – The Marlborough Express – for this story. The Wairau is one of the South Island’s longer rivers – at around 170 km. Along its lower reaches are some of New Zealand’s foremost wineries… Dirty rivers … Continue reading

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