Localism / Regionalism In Canterbury

Following up from the previous post on the so called “regional” stadium here are some more thoughts about local authorities in Canterbury. This follows on from a desperate attempt by CCC to portray the stadium as a “regional” facility in order to justify approaching other local authorities in Canterbury to get funding for the stadium.… Continue reading Localism / Regionalism In Canterbury

Irrigation Water Rights Issues Heating Up In Otago

Some recent posts on this blog have highlighted aspects of the Government’s 3 Waters policies. In a different yet parallel vein, issues over water rights for irrigation by farmers have become highly contentious in Otago over the past few years. Otago is an interesting case for irrigation management as water rights there have been based… Continue reading Irrigation Water Rights Issues Heating Up In Otago