Freshwater farm plans

This webinar provides an overview of freshwater farm plans

 

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Although the freshwater farm plan consultation ended on 26 September, we will continue to accept submissions until 7 October to align with the closing date for the Intensive winter grazing consultation. This recognises that some submitters may want to submit on both these related issues.

Find out about the consultations

Translating the NPS-FM and putting it into action

Overview of the new NPS-FM and key changes from the 2017 NPS. Step through key changes - values, attributes, limits and action plans. An overview of the new Freshwater Planning Process.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 21 October.

Continuous farm practice improvement – NES-F and s360 regulations Part 1

Overview of the new NES-F and S360 regulations Part 1.  This includes:

  • intensive winter grazing
  • stockholding
  • stock exclusion.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 28 October.

Raising the bar on ecosystem health – wetlands, rivers and fish

Overview of the new regulations related to:

  • wetlands
  • rivers
  • fish passage.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 4 November.

Limiting intensification and nitrogen use – NES-F and s360 regulations Part 2

Overview of the new regulations related to N Cap and intensification.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 11 November.

NPS-FM - vision setting and value identification

Overview of these parts of the NPS-FM and explanations of:

  • Te Mana o te Wai and vision setting
  • compulsory values - mahinga kai, threatened species and ecosystem health.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 18 November.

NPS - National Objectives Framework

Overview of the key steps required for the National Objectives Framework with a focus on flows and attribute identification including nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 25 November.

NPS - monitoring and reporting requirements

Overview of monitoring and reporting requirements under the NPS, freshwater accounting systems and exemptions for large hydro-electric generation schemes. 

This webinar was held on Wednesday 2 December.