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.

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High Country Group News

Read the latest Tussock Talk
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

Next Steps for Freshwater - Consultation Document

Posted on 22/04/2016
Federated Farmers Submission on Next Steps for Freshwater - Consultation Document

Factsheets

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

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