Marketers have tricked us into paying a 2000 per cent mark-up for something that literally falls out of the sky.
I never used to give much thought to water.
All I knew was it came from the tap any time I wanted it in a refreshing and never-ending stream.
It’s only during the past 10 months of travelling that I’ve realised how incredibly lucky Kiwis have it.
The developing world is crying out for a safe and affordable water supply.
Buying bottled water is a necessary evil in many countries – unless you enjoy violently purging bodily fluids from every orifice.
Back home in New Zealand all we have to do is turn on a tap – but we don’t.
Instead we head down to the supermarket or gas station and grab a plastic bottle out of the chiller.