Audio program

Fighting for NZ's rivers and lakes

12 Feb 2017
Radio New Zealand


This investigative radio documentary asks what is being done to clean up New Zealand's lakes and rivers and it is being done fast enough?

Water quality is tipped to become a big issue in the lead up to this year's general election.

Those working to improve streams, rivers and lakes affected by nutrient leaching, faecal contamination from stock, storm water run-off and sewage overflows have said a great deal of work is already underway. But others have questioned whether there is enough urgency in the planning.