Submissions

Submission - Tasman District Council Stock Control and Droving Bylaw 2022

Federated Farmers submitted on Tasman Council’s recent Draft Stock Control and Droving Bylaw, which has been causing a few headaches for our Nelson and Golden Bay members. Problems with the bylaw include:

Submission - Exposure Draft for the proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity

Federated Farmers submitted on the Government’s 2022 Exposure Draft National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity.

Submission on the Water Services Entities Bill

Federated Farmers of New Zealand welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Finance & Expenditure Select Committee on the Water Services Entities Bill.& Expenditure Select Committee on the Water Services Entities Bill.


Submission on Proposed Code of Welfare for Pigs and Associated Regulations

Federated Farmers of New Zealand welcomes the opportunity to submit to the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee on the Proposed Code of Welfare for Pigs and Associated Regulations.

Submission on the Five-Yearly Review of the Remit that Guides Monetary Policy Decisions

Federated Farmers of New Zealand welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Reserve Bank on the five-yearly review of the Remit that guides monetary policy decisions.

Submission on SH56 Palmerston North to Opiki speed review

Feds Manawatu Rangitikei Province has submitted on New Zealand Transport Agency’s proposal to lower the speed limit to 80km/h for the entire 24km stretch of State Highway 56 between Palmerston North and the SH 57 turnoff on the way to Shannon.

Submission on the Proposed District Plan Changes 2022 - Bundle 1

Federated Farmers has submitted in an early consultation process on proposed changes to the District Plan

Submission on the Proposed Coromandel Town Bypass

Federated Farmers has submitted on the design of a proposed bypass that will circumvent the centre of Coromandel town

Submissions to the Hauraki District Council

Federated Farmers lodged submissions to the proposed stock crossing bylaw, speed management plan, and waste management bylaw.

Submission on the Proposed Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle and Associated Regulations

Federated Farmers is proud of New Zealand’s record on animal welfare, and we strongly support efforts to ensure best practice is followed by all owners and managers of animals, including farmers

Submission on Emissions Budgets Published in 2022 and the First Emissions Reduction plan

Federated Farmers have a long history of engaging in climate policy in New Zealand and internationally.

Submission on Overseas Investment Forestry Amendment Bill

Central government policies artificially encouraging forestry have been of growing concern to our farming members over recent years.

Submission on the Draft National Adaptation Plan 2022

Federated Farmers takes a strong interest in climate change policy, both emissions mitigation and climate adaptation.

Submission on the Hauraki District Council draft Annual Plan 2022/23

HDC is proposing to change the annual charge to rates per seperatly used or inhabited part (SUIP), rather than charging per rating unit.The change would see the Uniform Annual General Charge (UAGC) applied as a fixed charge per SUIP of a rating unit.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council- Submission updates 2022/23

We have submitted to BOPRC on four different processes

Western Bay of Plenty District Council- Submission updates 2022/23

We have submitted to WBOPDC on four different processes

Submission on the Fair Pay Agreements Bill

Federated Farmers of New Zealand, as an Affiliated Industries Group Member of Business NZ, supports its submission on the Fair Pay Agreements Bill in full. Federated Farmers supports the Business NZ submission based on their concerns that the Bill

Submission on the Whakatane District Council proposed fees and charges for 2022/23

FF has recently submitted to Whakatāne DC on proposed changes to fees and charges for 2022/23. The increase is largely due to a 2.2% increase to the budget for the upcoming financial year. WDC has kept its commitment to a 6.93% rates increase as pro

Submission on the Thames Coromandel District Council Annual Plan for 2022/23

FF has submited on the TCDC annual plan. An average district wide rates increase to 8.3% is proposed, compared with 7.7% forecasted in the LTP. With the substantial challenges our members are facing, we recommended the proposed rates increase is revi