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"The diseases caused by impure water are numerous and fatal” says an MD ... Hear what 50+ other MDs say about our need for pure distilled water

Our waterways planet wide are now highly polluted and no longer safe to drink. Consequently, the water that’s fed to us in the town supplies is replete with… 635 more words


Imagining the Past at the Manawatu Estuary

On a recent trip to our nearest beach we spent time enjoying the estuary at the river mouth, where my local river eventually flows into the ocean. 247 more words

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Manawatu River - pollution concerns date back to 1890

In light of recent media coverage concerning the polluted state of the Manawatu River [click here to view TV news coverage], it is insightful to look back at the river’s history. 364 more words


Pam Vernon reblogged this on Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch and commented:

A revisit of the Manawatu's pollution. And it's not getting any better! Considering we can now only swim in 40% of our rivers. The article is from 2009, from an interesting NZ site that gives us some insight into historical pollution of our once clean green paradise. Not pretty.  (Note: the link to the TV coverage is outdated so the content is no longer there).