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Maps: Productive Soil Layers for Northland Economic Development Strategy

2nd June 2015, Natural Resources

Maps prepared by Jacobs showing the productive soils layer for the Northland Economic Development Strategy.

Catchment Nitrogen Allocation Assessment July 2014

9th November 2015, Natural Resources

This study assesses the application of the following six different allocation options provided in the ‘StrawmanOptions’ to the Tukituki, Selwyn Waihora and Rotorua catchments.

Commercial Vegetable Production - Horowhenua Growing Region Field Trip

9th November 2015, Natural Resources

A presentation by Rabobank in May 2014 on the commercial vegetable production of the Horowhenua growing region.

Ground water resources of the Pukekohe/Tuakau area, North Waikato Region

9th November 2015, Natural Resources

Ground water resources of the Pukekohe/Tuakau area, North Waikato Region. Presented by Dr Tony Petch.

Auckland Covered Crops - Auckland Land Use Nitrogen Load

8th December 2015, Natural Resources

A map showing Nitrogen load in Auckland. For access to the high-resolution version, please contact Eve Williams Eve.Williams@hortnz.co.nz .

Expansion of lifestyle blocks and urban areas onto high-class land: an update for planning and policy

4th February 2016, Natural Resources

Expansion of lifestyle blocks and urban areas onto high-class land: an update for planning and policy, by R Andrew and JR Dymond, Landcare Research, Palmerston North New Zealand. Published in the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2012.

Nitrogen estimation and the proposed Waikato 75th percentile rule for vegetable cropping

29th April 2016, Natural Resources

This discussion document is written in response to the existing Rule 7 in the CSG Overview of the stakeholder group’s recommendations. In this rule it requires the vegetable sector to provide the WRC with benchmarked nitrogen outputs using Overseer and to achieve all producers to achieve the 75 percentile Rule.

Nutrient Performance and Financial Analysis of Horticultural Systems in the Waimea Catchment

27th June 2016, Natural Resources

This report was commissioned by Horticulture NZ (HortNZ) because it was felt that there is a need to further develop our knowledge of the Nutrient Performance and the financial impact of adopting mitigation techniques in order to minimise the impact of leaching of nutrients for Horticultural growers operating within the Waimea Catchment...

Freshwater quality and eco-verification of kiwifruit orchard practices

28th June 2016, Natural Resources

The purpose of this report is to inform discussions relating to the impact of kiwifruit production on freshwater values, particularly freshwater quality.