Magazine Article - NZARM Broadsheet

An interesting article on Stuff on Freshwater Farm Plans and insights from Virginia Loughnan (MfE).

This article discusses Aotearoa New Zealand’s response to the environmental challenges faced by its freshwater systems. The Ministry for the Environment is introducing new freshwater regulations, including Freshwater Farm Plans, aimed at empowering farmers and growers to protect and improve water quality. These plans, part of the Essential Freshwater reforms, provide a flexible framework for around 35,000 farms, encouraging mitigations tailored to each farm’s unique context and fostering a positive environmental impact.

‘QCONZ’s Freshwater Farm Plan digital tool is well suited to support farmers and growers in developing their plans.’ – Josh Wheeler COO QCONZ 

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