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The government is considering cracking down on the bottled water industry, but has the horse already bolted? Exports rose by more than 270 percent last year. Niki Gladding from Water Action Aotearoa… Audio
It's day two of the Green Party's annual conference, its 28th AGM but the first it's held since becoming part of the government. Gia Garrick looks at the issues raised on day one and previews day two.
Massive multinational bottlers such as Coca-Cola Amatil that use municipal supplies wouldn't have to pay proposed charges. Audio
Fruit and vegetable growers say a royalty charge on commercial water use would hit consumers as produce prices go up.
Bottled water, batteries and baked beans are flying off Wellington supermarket shelves as people prepare emergency kits following last week's earthquake. Audio
The parched people of Kaikoura got thousands of bottles of water delivered by parachute. Our reporter Maja Burry was there to see the pallets of water bottles land. Audio
As Ashburton, and surrounds, comes to grips with the fact that some of its water is so poor health warnings are periodically issued against it, and some of its water is so good, it's worth… Audio
Ashburton Residents are outraged the local council is in the process of selling the right to extract billions of litres of water to a bottled water company. Audio
Peter Beaven is a Hawke's Bay Regional Councillor. Audio
Should companies who sell bottled water have to be charged for the liquid they sell? Coca-Cola's Neil Waka joins Checkpoint. Video, Audio
Ideas looks at the bottled water industry. Audio