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  • Intensive Winter Grazing

    Intensive winter grazing (IWG) means the grazing of livestock on an annual forage crop at any time in the period that begins 1 May and ends 30 September of the same year. Generally, winter crops (where fed in situ) come under the IWG regulations.

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    Intensive Winter Grazing

    Intensive winter grazing (IWG) means the grazing of livestock on an annual forage crop at any time in the period that begins 1 May and ends 30 September of the same year. Generally, winter crops (where fed in situ) come under the IWG regulations.

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  • Changes to national freshwater policy

    Over the next 1-2 years, Government officials will work through changes to national freshwater legislation. This is what we know so far. This page will be updated with changes as they become available.

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    Changes to national freshwater policy

    Over the next 1-2 years, Government officials will work through changes to national freshwater legislation. This is what we know so far. This page will be updated with changes as they become available.

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  • Freshwater Farm Plans

    Freshwater Farm Plans are a new tool for freshwater regulation. These require a farm plan tailored to mitigate risks to land and water on farm. Many farmers already have a farm environment plan or are part of an industry programme.

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    Freshwater Farm Plans

    Freshwater Farm Plans are a new tool for freshwater regulation. These require a farm plan tailored to mitigate risks to land and water on farm. Many farmers already have a farm environment plan or are part of an industry programme.

    Regulation
  • Climate change legislation

    Over the last 30 years, the New Zealand Government has made International and Domestic commitments to ensure New Zealand reduces its greenhouse gas emissions in line with other developed countries.

    Regulation

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    Climate change legislation

    Over the last 30 years, the New Zealand Government has made International and Domestic commitments to ensure New Zealand reduces its greenhouse gas emissions in line with other developed countries.

    Regulation

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  • Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord

    The Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord was launched in July 2013 and built on the work that began under the Clean Streams Accord.

    Regulation

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    Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord

    The Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord was launched in July 2013 and built on the work that began under the Clean Streams Accord.

    Regulation

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  • Agricultural Intensification

    The agricultural intensification rules apply where you want to increase or change some types of land use including dairy farm land, irrigated land and dairy support land.

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    Agricultural Intensification

    The agricultural intensification rules apply where you want to increase or change some types of land use including dairy farm land, irrigated land and dairy support land.

    Regulation

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  • Feedlots and stockholding areas

    The regulations set rules which apply to feedlots and other stockholding areas such as feed pads, stand-off pads, winter pads and loafing pads.

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    Feedlots and stockholding areas

    The regulations set rules which apply to feedlots and other stockholding areas such as feed pads, stand-off pads, winter pads and loafing pads.

    Regulation

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  • Stock exclusion

    Any person who owns or controls stock must follow the stock exclusion rules. Stock must be excluded from rivers, lakes and wetlands within certain timeframes depending on the type of stock, slope, and intensity of grazing.

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    Stock exclusion

    Any person who owns or controls stock must follow the stock exclusion rules. Stock must be excluded from rivers, lakes and wetlands within certain timeframes depending on the type of stock, slope, and intensity of grazing.

    Regulation

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  • River structures and wetlands

    These rules cover works within, or within 100 metres of wetlands, as well as structures in rivers (culverts, fords, dams, weirs, flap gates).

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    River structures and wetlands

    These rules cover works within, or within 100 metres of wetlands, as well as structures in rivers (culverts, fords, dams, weirs, flap gates).

    Regulation

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  • Nitrogen cap

    The nitrogen cap rules relating to the application of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser are calculated based on contiguous landholdings.

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    Nitrogen cap

    The nitrogen cap rules relating to the application of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser are calculated based on contiguous landholdings.

    Regulation

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