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Memo regarding finish of the Land and Water Forum Process reflecting HortNZ involvement

17th March 2015, Natural Resources

The discussion on iwi rights and interests infuses each report. It also informs recommendations on managing quality, allocation and production of a freshwater management strategy in New Zealand.

Horticulture welcomes funding for water protection project

8th August 2017

Government funding for a nationwide project to better protect waterways, by measuring and managing nitrogen on cropping farms, has been welcomed by Horticulture New Zealand.

Horticulture New Zealand also threatened on water tax

19th August 2017

Farmers in Ashburton are not the only group that has been threatened by Labour over its water tax, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.

Water storage to improve water standards

18th January 2018

Environment Minister David Parker has announced that preliminary work has begun to create a new freshwater policy for New Zealand, building on the previous Government’s work. He is quoted in media as saying: “I think [most] New Zealanders share an objective that their waterways should be clean enough to swim in...

Submission on Region-Wide Water Quantity - Proposed Plan Change 9 to the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and Land Plan

16th December 2016, Natural Resources

Comments made by Horticulture New Zealand on Region-Wide Water Quantity - Proposed Plan Change 9 to the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and Land Plan

HortNZ Fresh Water Policy

15th February 2017, Natural Resources

Horticulture New Zealand’s policy position on fresh water. Outlining Horticulture New Zealand's position on fresh water quantity and quality. It covers the position on water as a resource that needs management, storage, and consent.

Horticulture supports action plan for water quality

5th June 2018

With the communication tools available today, consumers are able to access information about the origin of their food and make buying decisions based on how food producers show responsible and sustainable farming practices, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.