Environmental Policy

Policy regarding New Zealand's natural environment is as broad as it is complex. It also underpins many other sectors Federated Farmers works on, such as employment, biosecurity, economics & trade and climate change. Farming within the framework of the RMA can be a real challenge for farmers, so our work is based on ensuring that the social, environmental and economic aspects of agriculture are understood and given a fair deal. 

Whats been happening

National Environment Standard - Plantation Forestry

Posted on 20/04/2018
Federated Farmers Submission for National Environment Standard - Plantation Forestry

Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways

Posted on 4/10/2019
Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways – A discussion document on national direction for our essential freshwater.

Resource Management Bill Submission

Posted on 15/11/2019
Last week, Federated Farmers submitted on the Resource Management Amendment Bill (“the Bill”). The RMA is important for our members. Through plans and resulting rules, it impacts on most farm activities and actions, so we need to ensure changes are

Environment Contacts

Paul Le Miére

Regional Policy Manager North Island
M: 027 617 1796
E: plemiere@fedfarm.org.nz

Kim Reilly

Regional Policy Manager South Island
M: 021 887 537
E: kreilly@fedfarm.org.nz