Taranaki Region

As the proactive voice of Taranaki farmers, and with a wide range of experience and knowledge, we advocate for a better farming community.

What's been happening

Submission to the New Plymouth District Council on the Draft Long Term Plan 2021

Posted on 8/04/2021
Federated Farmers are concerned about the significant affect a 12% rates rise will have on farming businesses within the district. We are also concerned with the lack of transparency shown in the consultation document on who will fund the district's

Submission to the Taranaki Regional Council on the Draft Long Term Plan 2021-2031

Posted on 28/05/2021
Federated Farmers are advocating for a reduction in the significant 9% rates rise proposed for year 1 of the 10 year plan. We are asking that Council retain their 100% ownership of Port Taranaki Ltd to offset the need for rates increases. Importantly

Submission to the South Taranaki District Council on the Draft Long Term Plan 2021-2031

Posted on 25/05/2021
Federated Farmers were happy with the strong performance from the Long-Term Investment Fund (LTIF) but considered the amount to be drawn from the fund to pay for town centre upgrades imprudent. Our preference is for a moderate draw down.