Publication date: April 2020
Publication reference number: ME 1490
Our freshwater 2020 examines the most pressing issues on our freshwater. Four priority freshwater issues have been selected for this report:
- Our native freshwater species and ecosystems are under threat
- Water is polluted in urban, farming, and forestry areas
- Changing water flows affect our freshwater
- Climate change is affecting freshwater in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The report is produced jointly by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ.