Three Waters is dead. But our water system is still fucked

You’ve probably heard about Three Waters, or seen the signs protesting it all over the country, but how much do you know about New Zealand’s water infrastructure or the massive issues with it?

In this Re: Investigates, journalist Baz Macdonald dives (literally) into what our water infrastructure is, the problems with it, and what has to be done to make sure we don’t end up drinking sheep turds or swimming in our own shit.

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Watch the rest of the Re: Investigates series here.

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