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Otago Plan Change 7 and the Omnibus (PC 1 and 8) Plan Change

Are you wondering what the recent proposed changes to Otago’s water and waste plans might mean for you? Are you thinking about making a submission?

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Upcoming Events

Workshop

NAIT Northland Workshops: Wellsford, Dargaville and Maungaturoto

Mon 2 November -
Tue 3 November
Various dates and times: Wellsford, Kaiwaka, Dargaville and Mangakahia.

Need help with NAIT? OSPRI is hosting free workshops in Wellsford, Dargaville and Maungaturoto.

Talk/Seminar

An Evening with Mike King

Fri 30 October
Little Theatre Whakatane

Come along to share a great night and be inspired by Mike King, the 2019 New Zealander of the Year.

Awards

Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer Of The Year District Contest

Sat 31 October

Otago/Southland competitors will battle it out at the Southland District contest to see who will represent their Club at their FMG Young Farmer of the Year Regional Final!

Social

Pride in our Land Muster 2020 Community Events – Western North Island

Sat 31 October -
Sat 14 November
Various dates and locations

For those in the Horizons region, don’t miss out on the ‘Pride in our Land’ evenings.

Meeting

Rural waste recycling one-stop shop events

Mon 2 November -
Fri 27 November
2–22 November: Various locations across Canterbury

Agrecovery is holding recycling and recovery events for farm waste in nine Canterbury locations this November.

Talk/Seminar

Shovel Ready, Steady, Go! Environment Southland Drop In Sessions

Mon 2 November -
Wed 4 November
Gore on 2 November and Invercargill on 4 November

Environment Southland is currently consulting on its ‘shovel ready’ projects to upgrade flood protection infrastructure in the Mataura, Invercargill and Waiau river catchments.

Talk/Seminar

South Canterbury Rural Support Trust present tour with Tony Christiansen: Timaru

Mon 2 November
Town & County Club

The South Canterbury Rural Support Trust has booked international motivational speaker Tony Christiansen, who lost his legs at the age of nine in a train accident.

Field day

B+LNZ Innovation Farm Field Day: Hawke's Bay, Tourere

Tue 3 November
Starts at Flemington Community Hall

This annual clover field day will share findings from the East Coast Innovation Farm programme on increasing clover content on uncultivable East Coast hill country. It will cover the importance of site selection and key tips for managing sub clover at different times of the year.

Workshop

B+LNZ 'The Lamb Weaning Decision' Workshop: Mount Somers

Tue 3 November
Mt Somers Rugby Clubrooms

What are some things you want to achieve through your weaning decision? What are your sheep production targets?

Talk/Seminar

Otago Rural Support Trust presents tour with Tony Christiansen: Oamaru

Tue 3 November
Waitaki Boys' High School Auditorium

The Otago Rural Support Trust has booked international motivational speaker Tony Christiansen, who lost his legs at the age of nine in a train accident.