Tuesday, 03 September 2019 06:46

Loud un-Kiwi critic

Written by  Milking It

How can the state-owned Pamu Farms (formerly Landcorp) justify keeping the loudmouth freshwater ecologist Dr Mike Joy, of Victoria University, on its environment reference group?

According to Pamu’s website, Joy is one of a six-member committee helping in its “rejuvenation strategy”.

Have Pamu directors and managers read Joy’s recent opinion article in The New York Times where he blames dairy for rising nitrate levels in rivers and rubbishes NZ’s claim to a clean green environment?

Rightly, dairy industry leaders have labelled Joy’s article “un-Kiwi”. Let’s see if Pamu thinks along the same lines. 

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