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    Angry Dirty dairying continues in New Zealand - 2019 update

    Sad to relate, but the dairy industry has done it again. In June 2019 the NZ courts have imposed record fines on corporate dairy farmers for river pollution: see Radio NZ report at https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/391409/dirty-dairying-effluent-spills-lead-to-record-taranaki-fines-for-farming-companies

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    airy industry leaders refuse to admit there is a problem. Instead they are trying to fool the public by running a massive media blitz in a vain attempt to show farming is environmentally friendly.

    See also https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/water-fools

    Visiting fly fishers are catching on to the decline in fishing quality. Howard West, writing in FlyLife magazine # 95, says "New Zealand - better go soon" (
    http://www.nzffa.co.nz/stories/better_go_soon.html)


    Last edited by Flycasta; 07-24-2019 at 11:12 PM. Reason: Update

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