The discussion on iwi rights and interests infuses each report. It also informs recommendations on managing quality, allocation and production of a freshwater management strategy in New Zealand.
Government funding for a nationwide project to better protect waterways, by measuring and managing nitrogen on cropping farms, has been welcomed by Horticulture New Zealand.
Farmers in Ashburton are not the only group that has been threatened by Labour over its water tax, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.
Environment Minister David Parker has announced that preliminary work has begun to create a new freshwater policy for New Zealand, building on the previous Government’s work. He is quoted in media as saying: “I think [most] New Zealanders share an objective that their waterways should be clean enough to swim in...
Submission on Region-Wide Water Quantity - Proposed Plan Change 9 to the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and Land Plan
Comments made by Horticulture New Zealand on Region-Wide Water Quantity - Proposed Plan Change 9 to the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and Land Plan
Horticulture New Zealand’s policy position on fresh water. Outlining Horticulture New Zealand's position on fresh water quantity and quality. It covers the position on water as a resource that needs management, storage, and consent.
With the communication tools available today, consumers are able to access information about the origin of their food and make buying decisions based on how food producers show responsible and sustainable farming practices, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.