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Access- The Need for “Three Little Words” Languishes Due to Inertia

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by Tony Orman If you go trout fishing, a landowner is not permitted by law, to charge you a fee to go fishing.  It’s all to do with “The Section 23 principle,” as I term it. Section 23 is a … Continue reading

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Nitrate Contamination of Freshwater is not just about the risk of “blue baby” deaths

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by Dr Peter Trolove, President NZFFA New Zealanders deserve to be better informed about the risks to human and environmental health from increasing levels of nitrate pollution from New Zealand’s intensive farming systems Introduction New Zealand has been poorly served … Continue reading

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Canterbury’s Conflict and Confusion With ECan

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Conflict and confusion continues with Environment Canterbury’s changes to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan CLWRP (Plan change 7 and Plan Change 2).  Dr Peter Trolove, president of the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers explains   Protesters gather outside … Continue reading

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COME HELL OR HIGH water

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by Dylan Evans Introduction by Dr. Peter Trolove As president of the NZFFA I am thrilled to be given permission to post this article by Dylan Evans, a 2021 year 13 student at Rolleston College. Earlier this year Dylan contacted me … Continue reading

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An Engaging Book About a Great Polar Explorer

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Book Review “Shackleton” by Ranulph Fiennes, published by Michael Joseph (Penguin, Random House NZ) Price $38. Reviewed by Tony Orman Let me say at the outset, “Shackleton”- a biography on the great polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton – should appeal to … Continue reading

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TrustPower Corporate “Scandalous” Take of Rakaia River Water Questioned

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Special Report TrustPower a NZX corporation, has allegedly been selling water to irrigators outside limits laid down by the 2013 amended Rakaia Water Conservation Order (WCO) says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). “In addition evidence strongly points … Continue reading

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Book on the Delights of Dark, i.e. Nights

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Book Review After Dark subtitled “Walking into the Nights of Aotearoa” by Annette Lees. Published by Potton and Burton. Price $39.99. Reviewed by Tony Orman Night is as certain as day and it occupies half our lives. Many people don’t … Continue reading

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Fish and Game “Admin” Load Failing Publics’ Rivers

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Special Report A recently retired Central South Island Fish and Game councillor Matthew Hall has warned of the cunning and deepenng crisis with the public’s waterways. His retirement had an underlying feeling of disappointment that Fish and Game had become … Continue reading

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Eyes Opened About Propaganda and Spin

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Book Review “The Predatory Delay Diaries” by Terrence Loomis, published by Prismaprint, Blenheim. Price $25 plus postage. Available from http://www.terrenceloomis.ac.nz/latest-publication.html or by e mail to <loomistm@yahoo.com> Reviewed by Tony Orman I’m not a climate change proponent or a denier for the simple reason … Continue reading

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Politicians Conveniently Ignore Last Sunday’s World Rivers Day

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Press Release The New Zealand government and political parties have been taken to task by a New Zealand outdoor recreation advocacy for seemingly ignoring the significance of Sunday (26 September) as World Rivers Day. The Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations … Continue reading

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