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  1. Dirty New Zealand Drinking Water Could Destroy The Country's Tourism Industry

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND NewsHub An organization that keeps an eye on the state of New Zealand's water says the quality of its drinking water is so bad in places, it could lead to mass death. The latest drinking water statist ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  2. Foam Contamination Found In Streams Around New Zealand Airport

    11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report PALMERSTON NORTH Radio New Zealand Contamination from banned chemicals in firefighting foam at levels above safe drinking water guidelines has been found in streams around Palmerston North airport. Streams around P ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 07:21

  3. New Zealand Authorities Order Chinese Firm To Stop Water Bottling

    28 Aug 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff A controversial water bottling operation in Christchurch has been ordered to stop its activities after being caught illegally taking water from beneath the city. Cloud Ocean Water Ltd was granted ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2018 - 11:30

  4. Maori Water Rights May Head Back To Court

    4 Aug 2018- 07:02 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Radio New Zealand After years of impasse over Māori rights to freshwater, Iwi Chairs Forum leaders may head back to court. While the government will not pursue any ownership rights for Māori, it will prov ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 07:02

  5. New Zealand Green Party Criticized For "Sell Out" To Chinese Water Bottler

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Radio New Zealand Senior Green MP and Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage has approved the expansion of an existing Otakiri Springs water bottling plant near Whakatāne. Creswell NZ- which is owned by Ch ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57

  6. New Zealand Avocado Farmers Accused of Unlawful Extraction for Irrigation

    21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report WHANGEREI Radio New Zealand News Community groups in the Far North are accusing the Northland Regional Council of bending over backwards to help avocado growers who've been unlawfully taking water for irrigati ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2018 - 07:53

  7. Chinese Company Drills Water Bore in Christchurch Despite Council Warning

    14 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand News Hub A Newshub investigation has found a Chinese company drilled a 170m bore hole on a Christchurch site so it can bottle water for export. The hole has been drilled despite a warning ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 08:20

  8. Govt Report Says NZ Needs More Water Storage

    15 Feb 2018- 09:21 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Rural News Group January 2018 was the hottest month ever recorded in NZ. And in 2017 shortages or surpluses of water caused huge problems: severe flooding in several regions in autumn and winter were f ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2018 - 09:21

  9. Water, shelter and food main needs in Tonga

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Radio New Zealand News Disaster assessment teams in Tonga say water, shelter and food are the immediate needs for people still reeling from the destruction wrought by Tropical Cyclone Gita overnight. Local ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  10. NZ Horticulture Sector Calls for Dams

    18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report NELSON Newshub The lack of rain around the country is posing a threat to New Zealand's domestic supply of fresh fruit and vegetables, Horticulture NZ says. A more proactive approach needed to be taken in captu ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2018 - 08:09

  11. Hundreds of Thousands Kiwis Drink Untreated Water

    7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Stuff Hundreds of thousands of people in New Zealand drink untreated water, a practice international experts say is "unacceptably risky". Many of those people live in large cities, and expect th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2017 - 08:36

  12. Vast Quantities of Nitrates Are Stored in Rocks Above Drinking Water Resources

    13 Nov 2017- 08:53 by Local Press Report PALMERSTON NORTH Radio New Zealand News A paper published by researchers at the British Geological Survey has found vast quantities of nitrate across the globe stored in rocks above drinking water resources. The au ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2017 - 08:53

  13. Canterbury Tails (This is Worth a Read)

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff Canterbury artist Sam Mahon unveiled his latest sculpture, a very large statue of Environment Minister Nick Smith squatting over a drinking glass, on the footpath outside of Environment Canterbury ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  14. Maori Claim Ownership of All NZ Fresh Water

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Maori Television Indigenous parties support claim Access Ecosystems Environment Investment Policy Social Issues Auckland Oceania New Zealand ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

  15. Majority Support for Irrigation Tax on Farmers

    24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND TVNZ Asked should farmers pay water royalties if they irrigate and the funds be used to help clean up our waterways, 59 per cent of voters were in support, 32 per cent opposed and nine per cent don't ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 05:57

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