Farmers Weekly NZ 14.09.2020

Parker stands by rules

The controversial mapping method that determines what are classified as low-slope paddocks in the new freshwater rules is set to change but Environment Minister David Parker stands by the new package of regulations, although he does not rule out further tweaks.


Farmers Weekly NZ 07.09.2020

Fresh water thinking

Farmers who want more input into ways of improving freshwater quality need to take ownership of the issue at a local level so that change is made from the bottom up rather than being forced on them from the top down, says a river catchment group.