Dairy NZ pleased with changes to freshwater regulations

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 May 2020, 12:35PM
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Dairy NZ pleased with changes to freshwater regulations

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 May 2020, 12:35PM

Dairy NZ is pleased with the changes to Freshwater regulations. 

The modified policy means no stock can enter rivers or streams more than a metre wide, fences must be three metres from a waterway, and stock can't graze within three metres of waterway banks.

Chief Executive Tim Mackle told Mike Hosking the sector has been advocating for change for a while.

He says like all New Zealanders, dairy farmers share ambitions for healthy waterways.

"The sector has invested a lot of time and money for over a decade."

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