Whitebaiters near the Waikanae River mouth in season have long been a feature of the scene; maybe for not too much longer according to this.

So the whitebait are declining, our esteemed experts notice. Note, as always with mainstream, they doctor up aka reframe the terminology to make the information more palatable. For example the term “pollution” has become “declining water quality” which is, as we’ve been seeing for […]

via NZ’s whitebait species will be totally extinct by 2034, warn environmental scientists — Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch