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Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

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National Environmental Standards for Freshwater

The National Environmental Standards for Freshwater regulate any activities that pose a risk to the health of water throughout the country.

The standards are designed to:

More information

Visit the website for the Ministry for the Environment.

 

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