Let’s focus on the issues- water quality and TRC

In response to recent Letters to the Editor let’s focus on the issues. Water quality and the Taranaki Regional Council.  The dairy and ever-expanding oil and gas sector in Taranaki place increasing pressure on the environment particularly with direct discharge to water. Freshwater quality limits are being determined nationally. The Ministry for Environment (MFE) upgraded…

An angry personal response…

There were three Letters to the Editor published over three days in the Taranaki Daily News following the recent opinion piece by Rachel Stewart These letters were particularly personal in their outlook. On 17 September Jim Tucker, TRC candidiate for New Plymouth wrote… “Sarah has shown already she is inept when it comes to getting her…