Iwi water rights, farm pollution separate issues - Ardern

8 May 2018

The government plans to set new limits on how much pollution farmers can put in waterways - an announcement that will have huge ramifications for the agriculture sector. This follows other surprise announcements such as the ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. Has the government been giving key players enough warning of big policy changes? Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to Susie Ferguson. She says they two issues are separate, and says the government is waiting to hear from the Land and Water Forum.  Hear full interview