Image: Change is in the wind for farmers

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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