The council's 'Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change' will affect the way you farm in the Waikato and Hauraki. Find out what you can do, why a Sustainable Milk Plan is a good option and how wetlands work in your favour.
Most farmers will need a new resource consent and to prepare a farm environment plan under Environment Canterbury's Land & Water Regional Plan. And operate at ‘good management practice’ by 2017.
Bay of Plenty
The Bay of Plenty region is beginning a collaborative process for water quality limit-setting in 2014/15.
The Otago Water Plan Change 6A (water quality) is operative. This means that rules now apply to ensure that effluent, sediment and other discharges are managed appropriately.
Southland Environmental Policy
Environment Southland’s Water and Land Plan will affect the way you farm in the future. Have your say now as your feedback can influence the content of the final plan. See what Waituna farmers have achieved so far.
Northland Environmental Policy
Northland Regional Council's regional plans are being rewritten. This will affect the way you farm in the future. Find out what you can do and how you can have your say.