High Country

In recent times Federated Farmers High Country has been strategically involved in several pest-related issues and was instrumental in bringing changes to the Biosecurity Act. Among other things, this saw the introduction of the “good neighbour” principle being applied to Government agencies.

Federated Farmers High Country represents the interests of South Island high country farmers through their industry group executive.

For more on the High Country Industry Group
click here

High Country News

High Country Conference Final Call for Registrations

Posted on 17/05/2017
Come and join us for the 2017 Federated Farmers' High Country National Conference

Water reform proposals - Clean Water 2017 consultation

Posted on 24/03/2017
In late February, Ministers Smith and Guy announced the next round of proposed water reforms called ‘Clean Water’ for consultation.

Tussock Talk

Read the latest Tussock Talk here
Tussock Talk April 2017
(Adobe PDF File)
Tussock Talk January 2017
(Adobe PDF File)

High Country Policy Work

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 14/02/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

Proposed Regulations for the transport of live animals from New Zealand

Posted on 19/05/2016
Federated Farmers Submission on the Proposed Regulations for the transport of live animals from New Zealand MPI Discussion paper No: 2016/3

Factsheets

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 14/02/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

Events

High Country Conference 2017
25 - 26 May 2016
Heritage Hotel, Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs
See the latest Tussock Talk under High Country News for more information and the registration form

The DRAFT High Country Conference Programme can be viewed here