Story: Water quality

No fun for the fish

No fun for the fish

The water quality of the Waikato River has long been a concern. In this cartoon, there is little the eel can do about the trout’s warning.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Allan Charles Hawkey

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How to cite this page:

Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, 'Water quality - Lakes Rotorua and Taupō, and the Manawatū River', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/15532/no-fun-for-the-fish (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 18 Jul 2016