7 Dec 2020

Nitrogen map reveals extent of NZ's dirty rivers

From Checkpoint, 6:20 pm on 7 December 2020

Nitrogen can hide no longer. A new interactive map has been launched showing which rivers, lakes and estuaries are under pressure from agriculture.

Swiping left shows total nitrogen levels in excess of current regulatory rules, while swiping right reveals what might happen if nitrogen levels reduce in years to come.

Jonathan Mitchell has more.