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Government Package Will Boost Efforts To Improve Freshwater Quality

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:50 am | LAWA

The Government’s recently announced Action for Healthy Waterways package includes protections and funding to improve the quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes, streams, estuaries, and wetlands. The package introduces new rules and regulations ... More >>

LAWA Response to comments made by Dr Mike Joy

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:42 pm | LAWA

Partners of New Zealand’s official environmental data website Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) reject comments made by Victoria University IGPS Senior Researcher Dr Mike Joy about the character of the LAWA project, as part of a wider interview ... More >>

River macroinvertebrates are under pressure

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:38 am | LAWA

Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) has analysed and released 10-year trends for river macroinvertebrates for the first time and the results are publicly available on the LAWA website . The Macroinvertebrate Community Index (MCI) is an important biological ... More >>

LAWA promotes quality air for all this winter

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 10:03 am | LAWA

New Zealanders are encouraged to visit the LAWA website this winter to check out up to the hour air quality results for towns and cities across the country. LAWA believes in quality air for all, so will also be sharing air care tips and info to ... More >>

NZ river water quality trends show cause for optimism

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:54 pm | LAWA

National River Water Quality Trends released by Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) today, reveal that for all river water quality parameters monitored over a 10 year period, more sites were improving than deteriorating. This encouraging national picture ... More >>

New online guide to safe swimming launched

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:52 pm | LAWA

New Zealanders are being encouraged to do their surfing online before hitting their favourite swimming spots this summer. More >>

Air quality data breathes new life into website

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:00 am | LAWA

Environmental monitoring website Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) is expanding, and now shows data on the air that we breathe on top of existing information on New Zealand’s other most valuable natural resource, our water. More >>