Land & farm hub

Essential information for farmers and others involved in land-based activities in Taranaki.

Government freshwater reforms: Taranaki update June 2020

The Government has announced its revised freshwater regulation regime, moderating its original approach in a number of areas and delaying a decision on any need for or the content of rules around nutrient limits. This fact sheets outlines the decisions on matters of concern to Taranaki

Freshwater reform: Taranaki update 2020 [PDF, 555 KB]

Good farming practice

Leading farmers and land managers employ good farming practice to improve production, performance and sustainable land use.
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Farm plans

Find out about sector-based farm environment plans, and also the range of farm and property plans available from the Taranaki Regional Council.
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Biosecurity-Biodiversity

The Council works with landholders to restore and enhance native biodiversity, particularly by controlling pests, and with new impetus under Towards Predator-Free Taranaki.
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Forestry

Both exotic and native forest plantation play an important part in soil conservation in the Taranaki region.
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Soil health

Taranaki soils are generally in excellent condition with very few long-term issues.
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