Millions of litres of crystal clear spring water could be bottled and shipped overseas in a proposal backed by the local council.
NZ Pure Blue Springs Limited wants to take from Putaruru's Blue Spring in the Waihou River more than the amount of water currently being pulled from the Waikato for bottling.
Water New Zealand is calling for formal collaboration in the drinking water sector to help avoid another contamination crisis.
Microbeads might be on their way out – but have you thought about glitter?
Environment Minister Nick Smith announced earlier this year that cosmetic products containing tiny plastic pieces, known as microbeads, will be banned in July next year.
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