clearing The Water
Clearing the Water: The saving of Taranaki’s most precious asset gives a valuable insight into the issues surrounding fresh water management in Taranaki.
Author Jim Tucker has drawn on decades of journalistic experience and local knowledge to bring alive the history and the controversies of the treatment, and mistreatment, of water over time.
Laced with anecdote and cultural history, the book highlights the contribution of many individuals and groups working to improve water quality in the region and tackles the complicated, sometimes conflicted, interactions between farming, industry, politicians, regulators and the environment.
Well-illustrated and supplemented by relevant data, Clearing the Water provides an important resource for anyone tracing the ebb and flow of water in Taranaki.