Steve Liddle

Steve Liddle is a Napier-based freelance journalist.

May 6, 2018

Now is the time to spend real money on solving our water quality woes

If regional councils are to use new funding to address water quality, they could start in Hawkes Bay, where wood mill effluent continues to be an issue 27 years after a damning report into its effects.

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Jan 17, 2017

De-risking: the New Zealand banking policy causing more suffering in war torn countries

Having reached safety in New Zealand, refugees desperate to help relatives still trapped at home are being prevented from doing so by overly strict local banking regulations. Not only are the rules morally wrong – they're exacerbating the refugee crisis itself, says Steve Liddle.

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