Feeding the world’s growing population
New Zealand’s reputation as a quality food producer is growing.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand promotes and encourages responsible and scientifically-based nutrient management.
23 October 2015
This submission aims to ensure that the planning framework provides for agricultural activities, particularly nutrient management. It seeks clarity in definitions and some provisions, and a new Plan ‘Objective’ to provide for primary production land-use. We support the use of Nutrient Management Plans.
2 June 2015
This submission emphasises the need for a global response to address climate change. Funding and focus should be on targeting solutions which could be adopted internationally. It recognises New Zealand’s unique emissions profile amongst OECD countries and the need to transition cost-effectively to a low emissions economy.
2 July 2014
This submission to the Ministry for the Environment opposes a mandatory product stewardship approach to agrichemicals and farm plastics unless a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis is carried out indicating a clear benefit from the introduction of mandatory controls.
8 May 2014
In our oral submission we explained why we see the Environmental Reporting Bill as a golden opportunity to improve the standard of environmental reporting in New Zealand. We made suggestions on how to achieve this.
17 April 2014
This submission outlines what the Fertiliser Association’s oral submission will cover.
1 February 2014
This submission to the Ministry for the Environment commends the objectives of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Reform. It provides critical responses to the Ministry’s questions about the proposed amendments.