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The Greens' 10 dirty river targets

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 5/06/2016

THE 10 RIVERS THE GREENS WANT TO CLEAN UP

* Wairua - Northland

* Lucas Creek - Auckland

* Waikato

* Tarawera - Bay of Plenty

* Tukituki - Hawke's Bay

* Waitara - Taranaki

* Ruamahanga - Wairarapa

* Manawatu

* Selwyn - Canterbury

* Mataura - Southland

THE GREENS' TO-DO LIST TO KEEP RIVERS CLEAN

* Set a national environmental standard for "swimmable" rivers

* Moratorium on new dairy conversions

* Support land-based sewage solutions

* Put filters on stormwater drains

* Plant and fence around waterways

* Put a price on the commercial use of water and use that money to support clean-up projects.

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