This is a policy matrix. It provides an overview of the scope of policy and related action from the international level down to local level. For clarity, it only attempts to illustrate a sample of policy, including some initiatives. Ideally you will be able to have input and we will find better ways to do that. For now, you can leave a comment below.
|Clean waterways||Bottled water||Clean seas|
Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and production
Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life below water
|National||90% of rivers “swimmable” by 2040.||Government rules out ban on bottled water export (NZ Herald)||New Zealand’s Marine Environment (Ministry for the Environment)
Sustainable Fisheries (MPI)
|Northland Region|| Rivers and lakes in the Northland Region (map)
Water Quality in Northland (NRC)
Environmental River Patrol Aotearoa (Millan Ruka)
|WAI 1040 Porotī Springs||Land Air Water Aotearoa Northland Region. Can I swim here?|
|Far North District||Water, wastewater and refuse|
|Whangarei District||Hatea River, 2016|
|Kaipara District||Northern Wairoa River (LAWA)||Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management Group|
|Institution/ Organisation|| Living Water (Fonterra and DOC)
Dairy NZ: Sustainable dairying: water accord and Northland Environmental Policy
|Family/ Individual|| Identify water quality policy commitments from political candidates.
Think about how to recycle human waste? (urinate in your garden?)
|Don’t purchase bottled water (especially plastic bottles)
Support the hapu of Porotī
|By natural fabrics for clothing.
Reduce plastic waste.