Govt not being 'ballsy and strong enough' on environment - Mike Joy

17 Sep 2018

An ecologist who famously feuded with former Prime Minister Sir John Key has accused the current Government of not being "ballsy and strong enough" to restore the country's '100 percent pure' image.

Mike Joy of Victoria University's Institute for Governance and Policy Studies told The AM Show on Friday that, compared to when the tourism slogan debuted in 1999, we've had an 800 percent increase in the use of nitrate fertiliser, and 20 times the runoff in farming areas like Waikato and Canterbury. Read more and see interview