Vegetable Washwater – Literature and Council Policy Review
This literature review forms part of a HortNZ project into vegetable washwater – review, grower guidance and council consent conditions. See also HortNZ Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice and regional guidance.
Vegetable Washwater Discharge Code of Practice
This Code of Practice contains a checklist, decision tree, and reference values is a self-audit to assist you in determining if your discharge of vegetable washwater meets Good Practice. Regional Requirements have been developed for Auckland and Southland (please see separate document).
Feedback on Tasman Electricity Transmission Discussion Document
HortNZ's comments on a discussion document around the current proposed changes to electricity transmission rules in Tasman.
If you host the National Grid or high voltage power lines on your property you may be affected by future changes to the rules for managing the electricity transmission network. Please see the Council's page for more info.
Submission on Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers Water Conservation Order
Horticulture New Zealand’s submission on the Water Conservation Order application for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers. Submitted 24 August 2017.
Horizons One Plan FAQs
Some frequently asked questions following the Environment Court decision on the One Plan.
Submission on the Urban Development Authorities Discussion Document
Submission from HortNZ on a discussion document about the Government's proposed new legislation that would allow nationally or locally significant urban development projects to be fast-tracked. The discussion document can be accessed here.
Hawkes Bay Horticultural Nutrient and Financial Benchmarking Results
This survey was commissioned by Horticulture New Zealand and the Hawkes Bay Regional Council to understand the absolute values and the ranges of values amongst growers in the Hawkes Bay as to N leaching and financial performance.
Submission on the proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management
Final version of our submission, with supporting parties, on the NPS for Freshwater Management Amendments 2017. Changes have been made following feedback we have received and discussions with the Land and Water Forum. Any queries please contact Angela Halliday.
HortNZ Nutrient Allocation Principles
Principles that have been developed by the HortNZ Board to guide the organisation's input into the development of a policy for the allocation of nutrients to productive land.
Horticulture New Zealand Submission on PC 1 Healthy Rivers
Submission made by Horticulture New Zealand on Plan Change 1 Healthy Rivers. For more information and updates on the plan change process see here.