Consultation on proposed changes to the low-slope map for stock exclusion (June–July 2023)

Information on the consultation

This story sets out what was proposed, how we informed farmers and helped them have their say through a joint B+LNZ/Federated Farmers/Deer Industry New Zealand survey, and our advice to famers on making their own consultation submissions.

Farmers encouraged to make submissions on the low slope map for stock exclusion

You can find more information on the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) website.

B+LNZ’s consultation submission

B+LNZ provided a consultation submission on behalf of our farmers. We worked with Federated Farmers and Deer Industry New Zealand on this.

Find the joint submission here (PDF, 511 KB).

Next steps

MfE will report back on the feedback it received and the Government will make its final decisions (timing tbc).

B+LNZ will keep farmers updated through our usual channels such as e-diaries.