Areas of work
The Advocacy and Policy team is focussed on ensuring legislative, policy, investment and regulatory outcomes help to protect and enhance dairy farming in New Zealand.
In Your Region
DairyNZ is working with councils, farmers, and other regulatory authorities to help ensure sound policy development. Here are some of our areas of work...
Upper Waikato Sustainable Milk Project
The Upper Waikato Sustainable Milk Project is the largest environmental good-practice project ever undertaken by the dairy industry. Read more here.
Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord
Dairy farmers have stepped up and made significant progress on meeting their environmental commitments to New Zealanders.
Healthy Rivers Plan for Change
The goal of the 'Healthy Rivers Plan for Change' is to improve water quality in the Waikato River. The plan change will set policies and rules for water quality, and ways to better manage nutrients and sediment losses.
Variation 6 (water allocation) of the Waikato Regional Plan introduces a set of rules governing the way that ground and surface water is taken and used across the Waikato region.