Protecting our valuable soil from housing I Our Land 2021 Report
They say the essentials in life are shelter and food. Like chicken and egg, which one should come first? Once highly productive soils for food production is gone to housing, there is no coming back and New Zealand’s recent Our Land 2021 report outlines the big crossroads our country is in.
In this week’s Sarah’s Country’s Opinion Maker we break-down the Ministry for the Environment & StatsNZ environmental management statistics with:
Dr. Alison Collins, Departmental Chief Science Advisor, Manatū Mō Te Taiao, Ministry for the Environment.
Dr. Vera Power, CE Fertiliser Association NZ
Philip Martelli, Resource Management Manager, Western Bay of Plenty District Council