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Delivering freshwater reform: A high level overview

Publication date:  July 2014
Publication reference number:  INFO 714

Fresh water is our greatest natural asset. It is crucial to our way of life, our environment and our economy. We value it for recreation and spiritual wellbeing. Māori regard it as a taonga of paramount importance. Whether you live in the city or the country, water sustains the industries that create our wealth. Water quality matters to all of us.

Here is what New Zealanders need to know about improving the way we manage our fresh water.