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Water quality

Leading infant formula research provides a promising competitive advantage and future for exporters following the discovery of a new natural source of nutritional oil that is surprisingly similar to the fat in breast milk
2nd Oct 21, 10:28am
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Leading infant formula research provides a promising competitive advantage and future for exporters following the discovery of a new natural source of nutritional oil that is surprisingly similar to the fat in breast milk
How farming regenerates and spreads its knowledge base through farmer-led initiatives to tackle the challenges proactively, making real progress irrespective of what officials impose
26th Sep 21, 10:46am
How farming regenerates and spreads its knowledge base through farmer-led initiatives to tackle the challenges proactively, making real progress irrespective of what officials impose
Guy Trafford queries the point of a 'new' Radio NZ anti-dairying series based on 2017 data, and assesses what has happened since. It's a mixed picture with new monitoring suggesting a turnaround is underway. But is it enough?
5th Aug 21, 9:15am
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Guy Trafford queries the point of a 'new' Radio NZ anti-dairying series based on 2017 data, and assesses what has happened since. It's a mixed picture with new monitoring suggesting a turnaround is underway. But is it enough?
ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a better approach to solving climate and fresh water issues lies in working with the rural community with data and evidence rather than punishing it with prescriptive rules from Wellington
3rd Oct 20, 10:06am
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ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a better approach to solving climate and fresh water issues lies in working with the rural community with data and evidence rather than punishing it with prescriptive rules from Wellington
Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
30th Dec 19, 10:24am
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Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
25th Sep 19, 10:41am
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The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
Chemical use and safety needs full transparency for users as well as food consumers and meat producers may not need to worry too much about the influx of other protein sources
29th Jul 19, 11:16am
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Chemical use and safety needs full transparency for users as well as food consumers and meat producers may not need to worry too much about the influx of other protein sources
Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
6th Mar 19, 10:19am
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Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
Guy Trafford reviews the latest claims on Canterbury water quality by Fish & Game and finds misrepresented sources, misquoted facts, and no transparency around samples selected. Fish & Game respond
29th Nov 18, 10:36am
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Guy Trafford reviews the latest claims on Canterbury water quality by Fish & Game and finds misrepresented sources, misquoted facts, and no transparency around samples selected. Fish & Game respond
RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
8th Oct 18, 9:41am
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RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
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Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
6th Dec 17, 2:02pm
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Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
The Spinoff's Simon Wilson looks at where Phil Goff & Auckland are at a year into his mayoralty and finds the city needs money, and lots of it
8th Oct 17, 6:02am
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The Spinoff's Simon Wilson looks at where Phil Goff & Auckland are at a year into his mayoralty and finds the city needs money, and lots of it
William Rolleston sees the advent of argument dressed up as science but which abandons the principles of evidence, balance and context in order to persuade
16th Feb 17, 8:52am
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William Rolleston sees the advent of argument dressed up as science but which abandons the principles of evidence, balance and context in order to persuade
William Rolleston challenges the many claims that point the finger of blame for the Havelock North water contamination and system failure; calls for science-based evidence gathering
27th Aug 16, 4:50pm
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William Rolleston challenges the many claims that point the finger of blame for the Havelock North water contamination and system failure; calls for science-based evidence gathering
Fed Farmers dairy chairman admits NZ dairy farmers are among the world's most indebted, says the effects of the Brexit are up in the air and diverts attention away from nitrogen in the fresh water debate
27th Jun 16, 4:17pm
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Fed Farmers dairy chairman admits NZ dairy farmers are among the world's most indebted, says the effects of the Brexit are up in the air and diverts attention away from nitrogen in the fresh water debate
Motu's Suzi Kerr reviews the regulatory mechanism that helped Lake Taupō benefit from a faster improvement in nitrogen leaching rates
20th Jul 15, 12:04pm
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Motu's Suzi Kerr reviews the regulatory mechanism that helped Lake Taupō benefit from a faster improvement in nitrogen leaching rates
Environment Commissioner challenges intensive dairying due to water quality concerns; professor fears recommendations will fall on deaf ears
19th Jun 15, 3:04pm
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Environment Commissioner challenges intensive dairying due to water quality concerns; professor fears recommendations will fall on deaf ears
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
6th Aug 14, 11:45am
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Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
Big banks step up marketing of environmentally friendly and sustainable farm loans
11th Dec 13, 4:08pm
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Big banks step up marketing of environmentally friendly and sustainable farm loans
Willy Leferink points out that results of academic models have been poor predicters of recent water quality improvement; innovative remediation does bring improvement
27th Nov 13, 11:10am
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Willy Leferink points out that results of academic models have been poor predicters of recent water quality improvement; innovative remediation does bring improvement
Despite the best efforts of many and some undoubted successes, water quailty overall is expected to decline as intensive dairying expands, says Jan Wright in a major new report
21st Nov 13, 10:17am
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Despite the best efforts of many and some undoubted successes, water quailty overall is expected to decline as intensive dairying expands, says Jan Wright in a major new report
Fonterra claims 90+ percent of all dairy waterways now have stock exclusion barriers, despite recent floods and storms
19th Nov 13, 3:05pm
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Fonterra claims 90+ percent of all dairy waterways now have stock exclusion barriers, despite recent floods and storms
Field trials start in major project to help China improve water quality and reduce nutrient discharges into waterways
15th Nov 13, 4:54pm
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Field trials start in major project to help China improve water quality and reduce nutrient discharges into waterways
'Only in NZ could official guidelines determine that excellent water quality must become ‘poor’ or ‘very poor,’ just because it is in a farming area': Leferink
15th Nov 13, 12:20pm
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'Only in NZ could official guidelines determine that excellent water quality must become ‘poor’ or ‘very poor,’ just because it is in a farming area': Leferink