Calls To Ban Abortions In NZ’s Dairy Industry

The New Zealand Green party has added its voice to others calling for a ban on the controversial use of an abortion drug by New Zealand dairy farmers, fearing that it has the potential to damage the country’s green reputation as other countries turn to more responsible and sustainable  farming methods. Dairy farmers in New…

Surfers Sick Of 100% Pure Sea Slop

A couple of days back we blogged about the disgusting increase in pollution levels in New Zealand’s bathing waters and of how some waters are being billed as ‘safe for swimming’ when they are so obviously polluted with storm or waste water. Now it seems that contamination in Waitara may be making those most hardy…

43% Of NZ Bathing Waters Now Unsafe

Way back in 2008 this blog highlighted the appalling state of some of New Zealand’s most popular bathing waters in “A Third of All Popular Swimming Places Unsafe.”- “In stark contrast to New Zealand’s ’100% Pure’ image a survey of local authority records by Consumer NZ has revealed that 29% of the most popular beaches…

“NZ: 100% Pure Rip-Off”

Oh dear, bet the guys who coined the “100% Pure NZ” are cringing right now. It will be interesting to see how well the brand’s image survives this latest onslaught on the slogan that lends itself so easily to abuse. It is currently being used to highlight how expensive New Zealand has become. It all…