Governments have offered up bold environmental policies, but they’re more symbolic than effective. We can do much better. We can do much better. ACT says we can take positive, practical steps towards a better environment by allowing individuals, businesses and communities the freedom to innovate.
It is critical that New Zealanders have access to safe drinking water and high-quality infrastructure for storm and wastewater. The current system is not up to scratch, but the Government’s Three Waters reforms are not the answer. ACT’s plan will allow community control of water assets.
It’s critical New Zealanders have safe drinking water and high-quality water infrastructure. Our current system isn’t up to scratch, but Labour’s Three Water reforms aren’t the answer. Moving control of water assets away from local communities will result in more bureaucracy and less local input.
“Environment Minister David Parker can’t comprehend how big a problem he is creating by not extending the deadline for freshwater farm plans, if he doesn’t issue an extension there’s a risk many farmers will be unable to get crops in the ground that are needed to feed animals,” says ACT’s Primary Industries spokesperson and