As is to be expected, some of the loudest responses to the Government's Essential Freshwater Package are from those who will be asked to foot the most change.
Farmers are adamant the proposals are on too fast a track and will have the worst impacts on some of the cleanest operators.
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Research by Local Government NZ, which will