2 Nov 2017

Whitebaiters muddying the waters

From The Panel, 4:49 pm on 2 November 2017
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Photo: PHOTO NZ

Detergent and cooking oil has been used by whitebaiters to improve water clarity in Canterbury, shocking environment groups. The whitebaiters could face enforcement action for what could be very harmful to marine life. Dr Tim Davie from Environment Canterbury tells us what this could be doing to the rivers and why the fishermen seem to oblivious to the problem they're causing.