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
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High Country News

Cyclone Gita- preparing for the storm

Posted on 19/02/2018
As you will know NZ is battening down the hatches for Cyclone Gita, currently predicted to have most initial impact around the Top of the South Island, West Coast, and bottom of the North Island.

2018 High Country Field Day

Posted on 25/01/2018
The 2018 Federated Farmers High Country Field Day will be held

New Mycoplasma Bovis case confirmed

Posted on 15/11/2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries has confirmed another case of Mycoplasma Bovis (M.Bovis).

High Country Policy Work

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 26/09/2017
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

Events

High Country Biennial Field Day
Thursday, March 8
Arrowsmith- 2018-registration now open

High Country Conference
17 - 18 May 2018
Cromwell

Tussock Talk

Read the latest Tussock Talk here

Factsheets

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 26/09/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity