“Water Bottling Opportunity” For Sale? Take Action!

From Niki at Aotearoa Water Action:

Yesterday a friend sent me this Trade Me listing:

‘Omihi Creek’ – Water Bottling Opportunity

Omihi Creek is in Hurunui, Canterbury.  The company added water bottling to the conditions of their water permit back in 2009.  They have never bottled water but the sale of the land could see 534,667 m3 of water per year used for water bottling.  Clearly, the property is being sold as a water bottling opportunity.

We don’t think it’s ok in a polluted and fully allocated catchment, and in a Climate Crisis, to put our cleanest water into plastic bottles and transport it across the globe.  

Aotearoa Water Action has filed in the the Court of Appeal. 

We are challenging the way applications to bottle water are being assessed under ECan’s Land and Water Regional Plan.  We believe all the effects of the way water is used must be considered when these applications are processed, including the effects of water bottling on te mauri o te wai and kaitiakitanga and the effects of plastic bottles on the environment.  

We have 17 days left to raise $40,000.  It’s a lot but we think our water is worth it.

If you’ve supported us already, thank you so much!

If you’d like to contribute you can donate direct to:

Aotearoa Water Action 38-9019-0530141-00

Or make pledge at  OperationStopTheBottling

ALL money raised goes directly to legal fees – none of the AWA team is paid a cent.

And don’t forget that sharing this information will go a long way to helping us reach our target ūüôā

Many thanks for your continued support

Niki at Aotearoa Water Action Inc.

Martin Harris

I have a lovely partner and 3 very active youngsters. We live in the earthquake ravaged Eastern Suburbs of Christchurch, New Zealand. I began commenting/posting on Uncensored back in early 2012 looking for discussion and answers on the cause and agendas relating to our quakes. I have always maintained an interest in ancient mysteries, UFOs, hidden agendas, geoengineering and secret societies and keep a close eye on current world events. Since 2013 I have been an active member of theCONTrail.com community, being granted admin status and publishing many blogs and discussion threads. At this time I'm now helping out with admin and moderation duties here at Uncensored where my online "life" began.

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