I attended this event yesterday by the Cairn of stones in Cathedral Square, Liz Guthrey spoke as a member of Sustainable Otautahi Christchurch. Some great speeches – including this one by Murray Rodgers of the Canterbury Water Rights Trust. Canterbury has a great gift in its water resources, but we are allowing greed […]
In the Christchurch Press today – two articles about Canterbury’s critical water issues. This year it is local body elections, we need to ensure that our voices are clear about the time for action being NOW. Heading 1 – Lake Toxic to People, Animals I drove past Lake Forsythe this weekend, dozens of people were […]
The Water Rights Trust which has contributed to Sustainable Otautahi Christchurch’s Green Pathway approach to collaboration for a better future backs this initiative for a change in legislation governing our freshwater resources: Please consider signing this petition… Sign here Why is this important? New Zealand has a freshwater crisis and it’s getting worse. Many of our lakes and […]
Very disturbing information 1kg fresh mushrooms; 30 litres 1kg potatoes; 75 litres 1kg wheat; 500 litres 1kg milk powder in Canterbury; 8,000 to 12,000 litres of water From Roger Young who is on the Water Rights Trust – other interesting information in the attached…. Food for thought…. Action needed…..
Murray Rodgers of the Water Rights Trust spoke at a SOC meeting recently. He spoke passionately on the state of Canterbury’s water resources. Read about the book he has written about Canterbury Water Here Read his views: “In 2010, ECan’s government appointed commissioners set a target for 2015 of ensuring 80% of rivers in the […]