Farming for Generations

Creating stronger and more resilient farming businesses by improving stream health, and groundwater quality and quantity.

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Recent Updates

4 months ago

Are you ready for audit?

A useful checklist has been developed to help farmers prepare for their upcoming FEP audit. Access the checklist on the FEP Audit page under the heading ‘Am I ready for an FEP audit?'

4 months ago

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change operative

Environment Canterbury has announced that the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, is operative from today, 1 February 2019.

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17 days ago

Region-wide, Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora and Waimakariri Plan Changes notified

Environment Canterbury has notified Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan (LWRP) and Plan Change 2 to the Waimakariri River Regional Plan for public submissions. Submissions close on 13 September 2019.

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My Zone

Find out zone-specific information relevant to your farm.

Zones
Industry Support

Industry Support

Farms Connected to A Primary Industry Representative and Industry Programmes.

Farms & Industry
Good management practices

Industry Agreed Good Management Practices (GMP)

Primary Industry Sectors have agreed on Good Management Practices (GMPs) that can be used on farm to improve water quality.

Working with GMP
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Farm Environment Plan (FEP) and Auditing

A farm environment plan (FEP) is a tool that can help you recognise on-farm environmental risks and set out a programme to manage those risks.

FEP FEP Audits

Good News Stories

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change operative

Environment Canterbury has announced that the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, is operative from today, 1 February 2019.

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Agri Magic farm environment plan template approved

Environment Canterbury announced on 10 May 2018 that Council had resolved to make the Hinds Plan Change - Plan Change 2 to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan (LWRP) - operative on 1 June 2018.

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