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BWB Talks: Treading Water?

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City Gallery Wellington

Te Ngākau Civic Square

101 Wakefield Street

Wellington, Wellington 6011

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BWB Talk: Treading water?

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Addressing freshwater quality in New Zealand is now acknowledged as an urgent issue across the political spectrum. But are we actually making progress on this critical issue?

Join Mike Joy, Tina Ngata and Peter Fraser in conversation around the importance of water, taking stock of where we are and the challenges still ahead.

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Tuesday 24 September 2019
6.00pm – 7.00 pm
(Doors open 5.30 pm, Auditorium open 5:45 pm)
City Gallery Wellington

Note: these events are very popular, so please ensure early arrival to secure a seat.

Speakers: Mike Joy, Tina Ngata, and Peter Fraser

About the Speakers

Mike Joy is editor of Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand’s Freshwater Crisis and author of BWB Text, Polluted Inheritance: New Zealand’s Freshwater Crisis. Highly regarded as an informed spokesperson for environmental protection, he is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington.

Tina Ngata (Ngāti Porou) is an advocate for environmental, Indigenous and human rights. She promotes Indigenous conservation as best practice for a globally sustainable future and writes frequently at 'The Non-Plastic Maori'.

Peter Fraser, economist, is a former public servant and current consultant to various members of the New Zealand Dairy industry. He is presently a senior research fellow at the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies.

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