Read these factsheets if you take water for irrigation, grow crops, farm livestock, develop land, do any work in a waterway or do any trade or industrial development.
Rules for installing culverts.
Guide for good fertiliser management
Rules for building a farm dam
Gravel takes from rivers
New rules for taking gravel from rivers to help protect the resource, the water quality and native fish and birds.
Rules for industrial and trade activities to reduce pollution getting into stormwater and into waterways.
Water permit for irrigation
You need a water permit if you want to irrigate on an area larger than 1 hectare.
Water permits on Poverty Bay Flats
Rules for water permits on the Poverty Bay Flats and Waipaoa Catchment.
Requirements for non-consented water takes.
Winter intensive grazing
Rule for intensively grazed or break feeding animals on crops or pasture
Vegetable and maize cropping
Rules for farms with more than 1 hectare of vegetable or maize crops.