Talking on Water

Our friends 'Tara and Reg' discuss aspects of freshwater that may not be widely known or understood. A fortnightly series.

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Talking on Water - an introduction

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Wed 06 Sep 2017 5:05am

The quality of our streams and rivers is a topic never far from the headlines.

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Talking on Water 10: Are we there yet?

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Wed 06 Sep 2017 5:00am

Taranaki has made good progress to date on water quality - but it's a never-ending story.

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Talking on Water 9: Watery footprints

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Wed 23 Aug 2017 5:00am

Do you know how much water was used to grow your food and to produce your clothes and the things you buy?

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Talking on Water 8: The Waitara River

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Wed 09 Aug 2017 5:05am

Thanks to major investment by industry, communities and councils, water quality in the lower Waitara River is the best it has been for decades.

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Talking on Water 7: The gen on nitrogen

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Wed 26 Jul 2017 5:05am

Nitrogen is the focus of much of the discussion about water quality, but it's good to understand the bigger picture.

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Talking on Water 6: Investing in streambanks

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Wed 12 Jul 2017 5:00am

Thousands of kilometres of streambanks and wetlands are being fenced and planted to protect and enhance Taranaki's waterways.

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Talking on Water 5: Fit for purpose

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Wed 28 Jun 2017 5:00am

The complexity of freshwater management can be appreciated when you realise that a river cannot be all things for all people, all the time.

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Talking on Water 4: In the swim

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Wed 14 Jun 2017 5:00am

‘Swimmability’ is a popular topic but what does it mean?

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