Displaying items by tag: freshwater

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 07:55

Council tasked with making unworkable work

Following a meeting between farmer representatives and environment and ag ministers, Environment Southland will be setting up a local advisory group for freshwater rules.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 06:55

Farmers try to rectify mistakes

After hearing about problems with the Government’s new freshwater regulations, Tony Cleland organised a meeting between farmer representatives and the Ministers for the Environment and Agriculture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 05:55

New water rules muddy waters

More revelations about the impracticality of the Governments’ new freshwater regulations debacle have emerged.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 10:23

$5m Govt boost for Taranaki planting

More than 600km of Taranaki river and stream banks will be planted with almost a million native plants next winter.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 10:21

Plant producers want priority access to water

Priority access to water heads the NZ Plant Producers (NZPP) election manifesto released today.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 05:55

Govt ignored advice

Despite Government and officials ignoring farmer and industry advice, farmers are determined to do the right thing for water quality, says Beef+Lamb NZ CEO Sam McIvor.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 08:48

The putting right that counts — Editorial

OPINION: It could be argued that consultation was a meaningless exercise when the Government asked for submissions last year on its major water reforms.

Published in Opinion

Federated Farmers says the government is finally acknowledging it has released freshwater regulations that will not work on farms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 08:55

New water rules are coming — ready or not!

Farming groups are greeting the Government’s newly imposed freshwater regulations with trepidation, but acceptance.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 August 2020 16:59

Winter grazing: DairyNZ against rules boycott

DairyNZ is cautioning farmers against boycotting some rules under the Government’s Essential Freshwater legislation.

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