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 a Brief History of Federated Farmers High Country

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High Country News

Fed's position on Carbon Zero Bill

Posted on 23/07/2019
Information you can use at Ministry for Environment public meetings

Public meetings on charging farmers for emissions

Posted on 19/07/2019
The Ministry for the Environment is holding public information sessions around the country in order to hear what the public has to say about the plan to start charging farmers for their emissions

What Feds actually agreed to on climate change and pricing

Posted on 17/07/2019
You will have undoubtedly seen or heard about the release yesterday of the Government’s recommendations on the Interim Climate Change Commission report...

High Country Policy Work

Proposed Animal Welfare Regulations Significant Surgical Procedures

Posted on 25/07/2019
Federated Farmers Submission on the Proposed Animal Welfare Regulations Significant Surgical Procedures

Animal Welfare Regulations October 1 2018 Factsheet

Posted on 19/06/2019
A list of all the regulations that come into effect on October 1st 2018 and cover cattle, sheep, deer, goats and dogs are available in this fact sheet.

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

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Tussock Talk

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Factsheets

Animal Welfare Regulations October 1 2018 Factsheet

Posted on 19/06/2019
A list of all the regulations that come into effect on October 1st 2018 and cover cattle, sheep, deer, goats and dogs are available in this fact sheet.

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