Action for healthy waterways submission
The Government has announced its proposed new freshwater policy and much of it looks promising. The proposals will go a long way to restore waterways in New Zealand by curbing pollution and improving protection for wetland habitats – but there are some risks.
As you know, trout and salmon are valued species for a huge number of New Zealanders. They provide an incredible recreational resource and support a thriving tourism industry, as well as engendering significant environmental advocacy.