Advocacy and Policy

DairyNZ's Policy and Advocacy team works to deliver value by ensuring legislative, policy, investment and regulatory outcomes protect and enhance the profitability, sustainability and competitiveness of dairy farming in New Zealand.

Climate Change & ETS

Climate change policy is under development at both the domestic and international level.

NZ Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)

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International Climate Change

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Partnerships with Government

Primary Growth Partnership (PGP)
$170 million committed to drive transformational change through partnered research.

Pastoral 21 programme
A partnership designed to boost farm productivity and lessen environmental impacts

Other Matters

The Government regularly consults with industry on a range of other new policy and legislative proposals that affect the sector. DairyNZ's Policy and Advocacy Team submit views on such proposals, drawing on internal research and on farm expertise.

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Land & Water

Land and Water Forum (LAWF)
How DairyNZ influences the strategic approach to freshwater management in New Zealand.

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Primary Sector Water Partnership (PSWP)
DairyNZ works together with other primary industries on issues of shared interest.

Local Government

Compliance Toolkit

The easy guide to rules and resource consent requirements in your region.

Effluent Compliance and Nutrient Management
How DairyNZ works to secure a good regulatory environment for our levy-payers.

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Your Guide to Policy and Submissions
Guidance and templates for policy and consents

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Contact DairyNZ

DairyNZ Farmer Information Service:

0800 4 DAIRYNZ or
0800 4 3247969

Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

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DairyNZ Head Office:

T (07) 858 3750

Postal Address:
Private Bag 3221, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand

Physical Address:
Cnr Ruakura & Morrinsville Rds (SH26), Newstead, Hamilton

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