Kōrero: Water resources

Water into milk

Water into milk

During the 1990s and 2000s dairy farming expanded into drier regions such as Canterbury. In these areas dairy farms need irrigation to grow enough pasture to feed the cows. This has increased the demand for water from rivers and streams and depleted their flow.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0001322
Cartoon by Tom Scott

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, 'Water resources - Managing water resources', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/18200/water-into-milk (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008