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The frequency of subsequent audits and follow up by Environment Canterbury compliance staff if necessary will be based on your audit grade. When is stock access permitted? We follow your schedule - a new circuit starts every 3 minutes for your convenience. I highly recommend this storage facility. Information about other data or objects. Fill in the consent application form found on the above website, and ensure your Farm Environment Plan and Nutrient Budgets are in order. The manager Eric was very professional, and helpful.

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Land Management Advisor Shelley. Pollution Prevention Officare Jenny. Pollution Prevention Officer Nick. Different rules apply if you are located within the Wairewa Valley Floor, if you are in this area , please see below. A consent is required for any access by intensively farmed stock to any waterway over 1m wide or 10cm deep or to a wetland.

Farmed cattle, deer or pigs having access to the bed of a river where the following sites are mapped link to maps:. Other stock not intensively farmed are allowed to access rivers, drains and wetlands without consent if it does not result in: Zone Manager steve. Land Management Advisor geoff. Resource Management Officer duncan. Mahinga Kai shed talk is designed to explain what Mahinga Kai means and what actions on farms look like to support and enhance the Mahinga Kai values that ultimately help you with your Farm Environment Plans.

To view or download the information booklet click the buttons below. View the letters sent to Selwyn properties in February and May and in March about land use consents to farm. Phosphorous and Sediment Area Letter. Cultural River Letter. Cultural Lake Letter. You will need a consent if your farm is not covered by Central Plains Water consent and: Yes, if you are a farming activity on a property greater than 10 hectares wholly or partially within the Phosphorus and Sediment Risk Area.

Costs will be based on actual processing costs of each application. The size of the initial deposit is set in the Environment Canterbury annual plan. At the end of the process, you will receive a refund or a bill of the difference between actual costs and the deposit. If however your farming activity has not changed in character, intensity, and scale you have a 6 month window in which to apply for a resource consent.

You can however put together your own application. Farmers can prepare their own Farm Environment Plan. However, assistance from a professional advisor or other persons with experience in environmental management within farming systems and developing a Farm Environment Plan is recommended.

There are many industry templates than have been approved for use by Environment Canterbury. Contact your local industry representative or Environment Canterbury Customer Services to find out more.

You can find more about the approved templates on this website at http: You will need to implement Good Management Practices to manage phosphorus and sediment losses. Management will differ for each property depending on land use, soil type, slope and a range of other factors.

Your Farm Environment Plan will require you to set objectives and targets around minimising the movement of sediment and phosphorus into waterways. The Industry-agreed Good Management Practices relating to water quality should be used to guide your practices.

The industry-agreed Good Management Practices are available at www. As a result these farming activities are able to choose whether to receive a specific nitrogen discharge limit or not. The primary way your farming activity consent will be monitored will be through auditing of the Farm Environment Plan. Your first audit will be required 12 months after your consent is granted. The frequency of subsequent audits and follow up by Environment Canterbury compliance staff if necessary will be based on your audit grade.

Further information on Farm Environment Plan auditing. For more information on these click here. This is a question in section 6 of the application forms. To help you implement this objective and targets a guide has been prepared and is available here.

More information can also be found at www. They are prized because of their capacity to shape and sustain the quality of life experience and provide for the needs of present and future generations, and as places that connect and bind current generations to their ancestral land and practices.

During the consents process your application will be forwarded to Mahaanui Kurataiao Limited. They will establish whether any additional management is recommended.

Costs will be based on actual processing costs of each particular application. You can find more about the approved templates on this website at www. There is no restriction it use over time. Environment Canterbury has developed an application form that are designed to be completed by farmers. Forms are available on this webpage or contact Customer Services on 03 or toll free on Please however seek advice if unsure.

This will include auditing your nitrogen losses against your nitrogen discharge limit. From , they will be subject to further percentage reductions in nitrogen losses below their nitrogen baseline. The introductory text of the notified version of PC5 also stated submissions lodged on Plan Change 5 could not seek to amend the provisions in PC1 If the intent of Plan Change 5 had been to change the PC1 thresholds from which reductions were to be made, then the catchment load and percentage reductions would have been recalculated and changes made to the PC1 policies accordingly.

This will however need to reflect the minimum level of farm practices as contained in Policy This means the modelling of a farms nitrogen baseline needs to reflect the type of farming activity, the drainage characteristics of soil, climatic considerations and topography, the type of irrigation system used and the practices in Schedule Schedule 24 states irrigation application [1] needs to reflect use of soil moisture monitoring [2] , a soil water budget, or an irrigation scheduling calculator.

As set out here. Fill in your consent application form found on this webpage, and ensure your Farm Environment Plan and Nutrient Budgets are in order. This guide provides information about the stock access restrictions for waterbodies in the Selwyn Waihora Zone. These restrictions are in place specifically to address the health of Te Waihora and local rivers. Avoiding disturbance in waterways, including drains, is essential to improve water quality outcomes in the rivers and lakes.

Please note there are further exceptions to these conditions for stock crossing points. Contact Customer Services for more information if you have a crossing point. If these conditions cannot be met and unless it is prohibited; as above , then you will need to apply for a resource consent.

The Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan defines the bed of river in most situations as the space of land extending between the outward extremities of any stop bank or any flood protection vegetation. Where these are not present, the bed is defined as the space of land which the waters of a river cover at its fullest flow without overtopping its banks.

However for the braided rivers listed below, the bed is land through to the outer edge of any flood protection vegetation, or where no flood protection vegetation exist, the lesser of:. For further information on braided river tributaries in the Waimakairi and Rakaia river catchments please contact Customer Services. To find the location of stop banks or flood protection vegetation, use the Canterbury Maps tool at the top of this webpage.

Using the layers button on the Canterbury Maps tool, you can add the relevant layers and zoom in to see if they fall on your land. Wetlands are defined in the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan as coastal wetlands, wetlands which are part of a river, stream or lake; and natural ponds, swamps, marshes, fens, bogs, seeps, brackish areas, mountain wetlands, and other naturally wet areas that support an indigenous ecosystem of plants and animals specifically adapted to living in wet conditions, and provide a habitat for wildlife.

It does not include irrigation canals or stock water races. Use the Canterbury Maps tool at the top of this webpage. Land Management Advisor sylvia. Zone Lead johannes. Resource Management Officer stacey. Resource Management Officer jana. Resource Management Officer trinity. Land Management Advisor nicci. Zone Lead Chris. Let us know if you would like to drop in and talk to someone in person about the land use consents to farm requirements by contacting A Nitrogen Loss Calculation: Fill in the consent application form found on this webpage , and ensure your Farm Environment Plan and Nutrient Budgets are in order.

Zone Manager Chris. Biodiversity Officer robert. Community Engagement Coordinator rhys. Resource Management Officer David. Land Management and Biodiversity Advisor Helen.

Zone Delivery Lead Brian. Find updated limits here. There are different consent requirements for each sub-area. If the current nitrogen loss for the farm is greater than 15kg of nitrogen per hectare per year, you will need consent if:.

If the current nitrogen loss for the farm is greater than 5kg of nitrogen per hectare per year, you will need consent if:. The calculation is as follows: Use this Excel document to help with your area weighted average calculation.

Letters sent to Morven Sinclairs farmers. An increase above Nitrogen Baseline is prohibited. Talk to a consent planner if you are proposing to increase above your baseline or if you have any questions. Please note, until the Waitaki sub-region planning process is complete, a consent is still currently required as above regardless of any proposed changes. Take a look at the GMP page. More information on Farm Environment Plans can be found here. If you have determined you need a land use consent to farm, prepare your application and apply by 1 March Submissions on this plan change have now closed, and the hearing is expected to begin in August Check out the Environment Canterbury website to keep up with progress.

A river is defined as a continually or intermittently flowing body of fresh water; and includes a stream and modified watercourse; but does not include any artificial watercourse including an irrigation canal, water supply race, canal for the supply of water for electricity power generation. Within the South Coastal Canterbury zone, the bed of a lake, river or wetland also includes a drain, but does not include any sub-surface drain, stormwater swale, other artificial watercourse or ephemeral waterway.

Zone Manager chris. Biodiversity Officer 03 kennedy. Land Management Advisor jenna. Resource Management Officer Nic. You will need a consent if the Scheme you receive water from does not have a consent with a nutrient discharge limit and if:. Land Management Advisor ian. Resource Management Officer rachel. Zone Lead Brian. Looking for Drop in Sessions? Committee Find out what the Zone Committee of Ashburton is discussing. NCheck NCheck helps you determine your farm's nitrogen loss rate and whether consent is required.

Farm Map You can access lots of useful information to build your Farm Environment Plan and for your consent application by accessing Canterbury Maps. Letters Sent to Farmers View letters sent to Hinds and rest of Ashburton properties about land use consents to farm. Hinds letter Ashburton letter hinds letter What are the good management practice nitrogen loss rates to be achieved in Hinds?

The type of farming activity; and The drainage characteristics of the soil; and The climatic conditions and topography of the property; and The type of irrigation system used if any ; and Whether the practices set out in Schedule 24a have been fully adopted.

This level of practice is applied to the farm's baseline land use When is the good management practice nitrogen loss rate required to be met? What is the threshold from which further reductions are required?

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