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He Waka Eke Noa emissions pricing consultation

The He Waka Eke Noa partners – including B+LNZ – have developed two emissions pricing options as alternatives to bringing agriculture into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). This page sets out what’s happening and links to relevant resources.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting

B+LNZ MNNI Farmer Council Annual Meeting

Thu 20 October
The Homestead, Waitomo

Join the Mid Northern North Island Farmer Council for dinner and our Annual Meeting.

Field day

B+LNZ Northern North Island Annual Meeting and Showcase at Pamu Kapiro

Wed 2 November
Pāmu Kapiro Station

The Northern North Island Farmer Council Annual Meeting will take place at our showcase field day at Kapiro farm.

Field day

Deer Industry NZ Environmental Award Field Day: Forest Road Farm

Wed 5 October
Forest Road Farm, 902 Gwavas Road, Tikokino

Attend a field day to celebrate Grant and Sally Charteris winning the 2021 Deer Industry's Elworthy Environmental Award, and the SP Corporation & Dr Gyong Jai Lee Award.

Online

B+LNZ Online Greenhouse Gas Calculator Clinics

Wed 5 October -
Fri 14 October
Online

These short one on one online clinics are designed to assist those who have started their GHG emissions calculation with the B+LNZ calculator but would like some assistance.

Talk/Seminar

An Evening with Sir John Kirwan

Wed 5 October
Silver Fern Events Centre, 44 Stanley Avenue, Te Aroha

The Rural Support Trust and partners invite you to join us for a relaxed evening with special guest speaker Sir John Kirwan.

Workshop

Greenlea Premier Meats and B+LNZ Farm Planning Workshop: Introduction – Your Farm, Risks and Actions (Wellsford)

Thu 6 October
Wellsford Community Centre

Come along to B+LNZ’s refreshed Farm Plan: Environment Module Workshop. This hands-on workshop will get you started on our farm planning approach and position you well for future consumer or regulatory requirements and further topic specific workshops.

Online

B+LNZ Southland Farming for Profit Online Webinar: Lunch & listen – headwinds and opportunities for the red meat sector

Thu 6 October
Online - join from home

Genevieve Steven from Rab Research will be online to discuss the headwinds and opportunities she sees facing our sector for the 2022–23 season.

Forum

National Catchments Forum

Thu 6 October -
Fri 7 October
Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington

The NZ Landcare Trust is hosting the National Catchments Forum on the 6/7 October 2022 at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington. This two-day event will bring together speakers to share their knowledge and experience in catchment management.

Social

Farmstrong Comedy Night Show: Omihi

Thu 6 October
Omihi Community Hall,9 Reeces Road, Omihi

Join the laughing stock with this Farmstrong event. Farmstrong has three comedy shows coming to Canterbury in October.

Workshop

B+LNZ Greenhouse Gas Calculator and Action Plan Workshop: Opotiki

Fri 7 October
Whakatohea Maori Trust Board, 122 Saint John Street, Ōpōtiki

Under He Waka Eke Noa, by the end of 2022 all farmers need to know their GHG numbers and by the start of 2025 all farmers must have a written plan in place to measure and manage their GHG emissions.