In today's email we followed up the Briefings to Incoming Ministers released yesterday, and asked how 'free and frank' our public servants really can be.
In today's email we detailed the problems with New Zealand's water supplies.
In today's email we report from the campaign trail and preview another poll promising to be 'explosive'.
The Greens say we need to wean ourselves off nitrogen to save our waterways, and propose a levy on farmers to make it happen – but can it work here when it has failed elsewhere? Lynn Grieveson reports.
The creator of an inexpensive floating water monitor suspects the Government is unwilling to fund a device that would show how bad our water is. Lynn Grieveson reports.
Years of collaboration between dairy farmers, environmentalists and Environment Canterbury aimed at improving water quality has collapsed into a court battle, Lynn Grieveson reports.
In today's email we look at how the youth vote very nearly won the UK election for Labour, and ask if the same could happen here.
In today's email we look into the Reserve Bank's consultation paper on debt to income limits, as well as the latest from select committees and some worrying warnings about the health implications of intensive dairying.
As the water debate heats up ahead of the election, traditional advocacy groups have united with the tourism industry and public health researchers to warn of reputational damage to our tourism and agriculture industries, and health risks for rural children.
In today's email we dig into the continuing standoff between local and central Government over paying for the infrastructure needed to cope with a growing population, increased tourist numbers and tougher water standards.