Waikato Region

Federated Farmers Waikato deals with six district councils, as well as the Waikato Regional Council and various rural industry organisations. The province questions and lobbies all aspects relating to what affects its farming communities. 

Whats been happening

Submission to the Matamata-Piako District Council on the Draft Long Term Plan 2021-2031

Posted on 13/05/2021
Brian Steele (Te Aroha Chair), Mike Garrud (Morrinsville Chair) and Hilary Walker (Policy Advisor) attended the Matamata-Piako District Council draft Long Term Plan hearing on behalf of Federated Farmers today. A Long Term Plan sets Council spending

Submission on the Draft Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan 2021-2031

Posted on 28/05/2021
Federated Farmers have submitted on the Draft Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP) 2021-31. Our major areas of concern include the removal of the Good Neighbour Rule, which binds the managers of crown land under rules in the plan. We co

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

Posted on 13/05/2021
Federated Farmers has submitted on the Waikato DC LTP. We let Council know our concerns with their funding policies that over rely on the general rate and don’t fully utilise options available to spread the rates burden more equitably across ratepaye

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

Posted on 10/05/2021
Federated Farmers has submitted on the Waikato DC LTP. We let Council know our concerns with their funding policies that over rely on the general rate and don’t fully utilise options available to spread the rates burden more equitably across ratepaye