Insight for 18 March 2012 ( 26′ 10″ )
Lois Williams investigates efforts to preserve the water and wildlife in Northland's Wairua River.
Groups worried about the state of New Zealand's rivers are planning to set up a national network of Environmental River Patrols at a meeting in Wellington next weekend.
Insight investigates one of the drivers behind the move, the efforts to improve the health of a major Northland river, the Wairua.
(The meeting to set up the Environment River Patrol Aotearoa is being held in the Wellington Town Hall on Saturday 24th starting at 11a.m)
Coming Up on Insight
8:12 am Sunday 21 December: Insight: Living Poverty
Pensioner Alan Smith in his council bedsit in New Plymouth ( RNZ / Robin Martin)
Insight speaks to those living in, or close to poverty, from around the country about what everyday life is like for them and what changes would really make a difference to their lives
In this programme we hear from the people not the policy makers: from a single father in Nelson to pensioners in Taranaki, a family in Auckland and whanau in Northland.