30th January 2018
Water was a public resource and should not be owned or given away, says a national trout fishing advocacy.
President of the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers Graham Carter of Hamilton said water was a public resource owned by the people irrespective of wealth or ethnic background.
Graham Carter was commenting on a recent statement by Prime Minister Jacinda Adern that water was a public resource.
"Who owns the water? Labour says everybody