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    Clean Water package submissions closing date

    Submissions on the Clean Water package close 5pm Friday 28 April – give us your feedback

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    Freshwater improvement fund is open

    The Freshwater Improvement Fund commits $100 million over 10 years to improve the management of New Zealand’s lakes, rivers, streams, groundwater and wetlands.

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    90% of rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040

    Find out about the Government's target, see Clean water information, maps and funding

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Entries are open for the Green Ribbon Awards.

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National swimming map

We have released maps to help New Zealanders understand the quality of water for swimming in their region.

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The Clean Water package aims to make an additional 10,000km of waterways swimmable.

New Zealanders want to be able to swim in our rivers and lakes; it’s an important part of our Kiwi way of life. The Clean Water package aims to make an additional 10,000km of waterways swimmable

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