Canterbury nutrient limits take effect

Rural News - Nigel Malthus - 17 January 2019 Environment Canterbury says the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, will take effect on February 1. The nutrient management rules will apply in all catchments in the Canterbury region not currently the subject of sub-region plans. Resource consent, including audited farm [...]

Canterbury nutrient limits take effect2019-01-31T12:32:23+13:00

Farmers muster forces to fight ECan’s strong-arm tactics

NZ Farmer, 9 May 2016 Jamie McFadden grew up on the tough, undeveloped hill country farm his parents bought in 1966 and witnessed the 800ha property’s transformation from ‘‘tiger country’’ into a productive farm where native bush, pine trees, poplars and pasture grow side by side. ‘‘It was in two big blocks, there were three small paddocks at the front [...]

Farmers muster forces to fight ECan’s strong-arm tactics2017-08-09T10:57:43+13:00

Tainui Group Holdings behind Lake Taupo protection breaches

www.stuff.co.nz. 5 May 2016 Tainui Group Holdings has outed itself as the company behind the rule breach designed to protect Lake Taupo after the regional council withheld its details. But Waikato Regional Council has been taken to task by the Green Party for not naming the Waikato-Tainui commercial arm from the outset. In a statement issued on Monday, council said [...]

Tainui Group Holdings behind Lake Taupo protection breaches2016-05-09T10:12:49+13:00

Scores of submissions to ECan’s nutrient management plan

www.stuff.co.nz, 13 April 2016 Waitaki farmers seeking amendments to the definition of winter grazing and to water quality expectations are among the 130 submissions to proposed changes to Environment Canterbury's Land & Water Regional Plan. The council received 130 submissions on plan change five from within the Waitaki sub-region. Some sought amendments to some definitions and to limits tables, and [...]

Scores of submissions to ECan’s nutrient management plan2017-08-09T10:57:43+13:00

Trust proposed to complement Lake Rotorua land use rules

3 February 2016, www.rdc.govt.nz Landowner interests and economic growth must be protected and supported alongside efforts to restore lake water quality, says Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick. She has shared plans for a new trust to complement land use rules being proposed to help improve water quality in Lake Rotorua. The trust would support landowners and the district’s economy, as well as [...]

Trust proposed to complement Lake Rotorua land use rules2017-08-09T10:57:43+13:00

Land-use change for Lake Rotorua catchment

Media Release 17 December 2015, Bay of Plenty Regional Council The Resource Management Act (RMA) process for land-use change surrounding Lake Rotorua has begun with the proposed Lake Rotorua Nutrient Management Rules being unanimously adopted at the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Regional Direction and Delivery Committee (RDD) meeting on Monday 14 December. The proposed rules require on-land practices in [...]

Land-use change for Lake Rotorua catchment2017-11-03T15:31:39+13:00