100% Pure? New Zealand’s deteriorating water raises a stink

FILE PHOTO - A general view of Queenstown September 14, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s clean, green image took a beating this summer as tourists travelling through the countryside posted pictures of lakes and rivers off limits due to contamination by farm effluent, garbage and human faeces. A booming dairy farming industry, along with a surge in tourists seeking unspoiled natural attractions, has taken its […]

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