Just over 1000 submissions made on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 are now available online for people to read.
Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 07:55

Last warning on waterways

The Land and Water Forum (LAWF) is proposing time limits for farmers to fence waterways on their properties, with dairy farmers among the first to be affected.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 17:00

Gypsum can help mitigate losses in runoff

Gypsum can at least partially address many hydrological and chemical factors that influence the loss of phosphorus and other nutrients from farms to waterways, says a Canterbury company.

Published in Management

Fonterra farmers are leading the way in responsible dairying with 98% of farm waterways now stock excluded, the co-op says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 July 2015 05:47

Getting the banking in order

Winter weather can place extra strain on the banks of farm waterways, increasing the risk of erosion degrading water quality.

Published in Management
Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00

Waterways planting theme of field day

Planting waterways will be the focus of a field day this week, run by DairyNZ, Tatua and Waikato Regional Council at a Tatua Milk farm in Tatuanui.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 06:00

Use water wisely

Using limited water resources wisely helps protect the health of waterways and ecosystems, as well as helping ensure the region's economic health.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:07

Good progress on protecting waterways

THE DAIRY industry is making good progress on protecting waterways on farm, according to a review.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2013 14:11

Fencing farm waterways

FENCING WATERWAYS on-farm has many benefits. It helps stabilise banks by preventing treading and erosion, and reduces the risk of stock bogging or drowning.

Published in Management
Thursday, 07 March 2013 12:56

$20m joint waterway clean up

Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have announced a $20 million community investment to improve the natural habitats of some key waterways around New Zealand over the next 10 years.

Published in General News
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