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Rivers more swimmable than ever in Horizons region


There is now evidence that the money and energy invested by farmers and the wider community in water quality improvement projects in the Manawatu-Rangitikei region are making a difference, with rivers more swimmable.

Federated Farmers Manawatū-Rangitikei President Richard Morrison, while welcoming the findings of an independent report commissioned by Horizons Regional Council and the Ministry for the Environment, said it was time to spend money on projects to clean up waterways rather than on legal action. Read more