This section sets out Government initiatives that are helping protect and restore our freshwater.
Fresh water and Government
In this section
The Government is committed to delivering a noticeable improvement in our water quality within five years.
About the Three Waters Review into drinking, waste and storm water.
There is a national target of making 90 percent of New Zealand’s large rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040, with an interim target of 80 percent swimmable by 2030.