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Code of Practice for Nutrient Management

14th April 2015, Natural Resources

This Code of Practice is designed for growers to understand and implement good and best management practices for nutrient management, particularly nitrogen, and to assist where resource consent is required from Regional Council.

A Guide to Managing Nutrient Discharges

14th April 2015, Natural Resources

The purpose of ‘A Growers’ Guide to Managing Greenhouse Nutrient Discharges’ is to assist growers with the practical, sustainable and legal management of discharging greenhouse nutrient solution.

Erosion & Sediment Control Guidelines for Vegetable Production

14th April 2015, Natural Resources

The Guideline aims to provide information to growers on a range of possible control measures and options to assist in achieving sustainable land management.

Staying Safe Around Power Lines

21st December 2015, Natural Resources

A fact sheet put together by Transpower with assistance from HortNZ and feedback from product groups on safety around power lines. For more information please call 0508 LANDOWNER.

Soil and Drainage Management Guide

29th August 2016, Natural Resources

Soil and Drainage Management Guide: Franklin Sustainability Project.

Vegetable Washwater – Literature and Council Policy Review

24th October 2017, Natural Resources

This literature review forms part of a HortNZ project into vegetable washwater – review, grower guidance and council consent conditions. See also HortNZ Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice and regional guidance. 

Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice

24th October 2017, Natural Resources

This Code of Practice contains a checklist, decision tree, and reference values is a self-audit to assist you in determining if your discharge of vegetable washwater meets Good Practice. Regional Requirements have been developed for Auckland and Southland (please see separate document). 

Guidance to Assist the Development of Seasonal Workers Accommodation

2nd February 2018, Natural Resources

This document is intended as a general guide to assist the design and construction of seasonal workersaccommodation in the context of horticultural activities.

Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice - Regional Requirements

7th August 2018, Natural Resources

 An appendix to HortNZ's Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice - Regional requirements for Permitted Activity Rules and Storage.