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.

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Submission to Stratford District Council-Annual Plan 2020/21

Posted on 4/05/2020
Federated farmers submission on the Stratford District Council Annual Plan 2020/21.We asked why proposed rates rises for farmers are so much higher than the district average, and argued that bare run-off blocks shouldn’t attract the ‘separately used

Submission to New Plymouth District Council proposed District Plan 2019/20

Posted on 18/11/2019
New Plymouth District Council is reviewing its District Plan, which has rules on everything from earthworks and vegetation clearance to subdivision and zoning. Main submission points included new planning overlays, particularly public access, ‘entran

Submission to the Stratford District Council on the Draft Rates Remission policy 2020

Posted on 23/03/2020
We argued against Stratford’s proposed deletion of rates remission policies for landowners whose land has biodiversity values.