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Clearing the air on concerns with Significant Natural Areas

Posted on 5/06/2021
A number of you will have seen a piece on TV One news on Friday night about Significant Natural Areas (SNAs) during which a reporter said that Minister James Shaw had said Federated Farmers 'was in support'.

Tasman District Council Landscapes & Coastal Environment Projects

Posted on 2/06/2021
As part of the process to create the new Tasman Environment Plan, draft mapping of the district's Outstanding Natural Landscapes, Outstanding Natural Features, and the Coastal Environment area has been completed.

TANK hearing is next week

Posted on 2/06/2021
Federated Farmers invites you to attend the hearing on Hawke's Bay Regional Council’s Plan Change 9 for the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū (TANK) Catchments to support our submission.

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 Otorohanga District Council on the Draft Long Term Plan 2021-2031

Posted on 28/05/2021
After a number of years of relatively stable and low rate increases, the Otorohanga District Council draft LTP is requiring significant and sustained rates increases for the life of the plan. Increases are required to invest in core infrastructure a