Wānaka Sun       

Image: Change is in the wind for farmers

Posted at 6:00am Thursday 03 Sep, 2020 | By Pat Deavoll editor@thewanakasun.co.nz

The new National Environmental Standards, which have arisen through the Government's Action for Healthy Waterways work, could change farmers' lives forever.

The new legislation sets out a range of regulations covering stock exclusion from water bodies. It also imposes constraints around managing perceived “at-risk farming practices” – such as winter grazing, land-use change, and new limits for water bodies. Read more on this issue on page 7.

Credit: Andy Woods

Read edition 990 of the Wānaka Sun here.




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