Ministerial Inquiry into Land Use
Have your say on land management and use in the Te Tairāwhiti, Tūranganui-a-Kiwa and Te Wairoa regions. This inquiry is also known as the ‘slash’ inquiry and follows Cyclones Gabrielle and Hale.
Resource Management Act reforms
B+LNZ is representing sheep and beef farmers’ interests in the Resource Management Act (RMA) reforms process.
Consultation on the Government’s emissions pricing proposal
The Government has released its response to the He Waka Eke Noa Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership recommendations on the pricing of agricultural emissions. This page contains information on what B+LNZ is doing, how you can find out more, and what you can do.
National adaptation plan submission
In May–June 2022 the Government consulted on a draft National adaptation plan.
Emissions Reduction Plan consultation
This page contains useful information about the Government’s discussion document on the Emissions Reduction Plan, which will outline how the reductions required in the Climate Change Response Act will be met in the short term.
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.
Essential Freshwater Consultation
Key information about the Ministry for the Environment’s consultation on its essential freshwater reforms.
Hawkes Bay TANK Plan
The proposed TANK Plan Change, also known as “Proposed Plan Change 9” introduces new ways to manage the land and waterways of the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū (TANK) catchments. The Plan will impact on your farm, so it is important that you have your say.
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?
Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity consultation
Protecting New Zealand's iconic flora and fauna is integral to the future of farming and the Government is consulting on how it can protect New Zealand's native biosecurity.
Consultation on the Proposed National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land
The Ministry for Primary Industries released Phase 1 of a national policy statement for soils in August this year which addresses the management of versatile soils. This NPS has been called the National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land.