Bolger on Water

In a letter to the Times, ex-PM Jim Bolger cites the role of water in global tensions. Warning against letting War on Terror overshadow basic human needs, Bolger advocates a government-led promotion of water conservation and efficiency: “Passive policies and deaf ears will contribute to the spread of poverty across developing nations, leading to violent uprisings in an already turbulent time.” See the NZEDGE hot profile on Terry Collins for a NZ scientist doing ground breaking work to improve the world’s water.


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Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Marilyn Waring’s forensic record of her Parliamentary career (Marilyn Waring: The Political Years Bridget Williams Books) is a layered work, a primer in the travails of Aotearoa’s…