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.

What's been happening

Submission on the Natural and Built Environments Bill: Parliamentary Paper

Posted on 11/08/2021
The Environment Select Committee is currently reviewing the Exposure Draft of the Natural and Built Environments Bill. FF lodged an extensive submission on the Bill as it is intended to be the primary replacement for the RMA.

Regional Stock Burial Rules

Posted on 10/08/2020
The below is a summary as at 20 July 2020, and it is based on our initial appraisal...

Submission on Priority Product Declaration and Priority Stewardship Scheme Guidelines

Posted on 4/10/2019
Proposed priority products and priority product stewardship guidelines -Consultation Document 2019

High Country Contacts