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Water

Vision: The health, mana and wairua of our rivers and waterways is restored through enforceable standards, penalties for pollution and investment in clean alternatives.


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Policy:

a. Set strict and enforceable water quality standards, based on human and ecosystem health limits.

b. Withdraw public subsidies for irrigation and instigate polluter pays systems nationally.

c. Use that revenue to invest in an agricultural transition fund, to support the country's shift towards environmentally-sound primary industries.

d. Resolve the issue of water ownership by recognising Māori's sovereign right to water under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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