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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and infosheets

We've put together this series of documents and FAQ sheets to help answer some of your questions.  Just click on the relevant thumbnail picture to open the document.

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Brochure for landowners

Priority catchment map

Buying and selling property

 

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Summary of the proposed rules

General questions

The process

Economic modelling of proposed plan

Farm environment plans

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Fencing waterways

Nitrogen reference points

Land use change, Rule 7

Consent types, and certificate of compliance

Partial withdrawal of Plan Change 1

Information presented at the December 2016 open days

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Landowner profile - Dairy

Landowner profile - Drystock

 

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Farm environment plans (poster)

Farm environment plans

 

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Introduction

Why are we doing it?

Where are we doing it?

The process

 

Other information

The infosheets below, published October 2015, provide information on specific aspects of the plan change and its project.

 

Title Description
Attributes [PDF, 299 KB] What attributes are, why they are needed, and the attributes the Collaborative Stakeholder Group has selected.
Coastal marine area of the Waikato and Waipa river catchments [PDF, 517 KB] What the coastal marine area is and why it is outside the scope of Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora.
Faecal source DNA tracking study [PDF, 242 KB] Results of a study to better understand sources of faecal matter in Waikato River tributaries.
Freshwater managment units [PDF, 580 KB] What freshwater management units (FMUs) are, why they are needed, and the FMUs the Collaborative Stakeholder Group has set.
Integrated assessment framework [PDF, 245 KB] What the integrated assessment framework is and how it is used.
Lakes in the Waikato and Waipa river catchments [PDF, 168 KB] Types of lakes in the catchments, their state and what is being done for them.
Macroinvertebrate Community Index [PDF, 245 KB] What the Macroinvertebrate Community Index is, and how it applies to Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora.
Mātauranga Māori [PDF, 254 KB] What Mātauranga Māori is and its importance to Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora.
Nutrients and floating algae in the Waikato River [PDF, 244 KB] Information about a number of studies on the relationships between nitrogen, phosphorus and floating algae 
Scenario modelling [PDF, 175 KB] What scenario modelling is and its role in Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora.
Toolbox of mitigations in scenario modelling [PDF, 253 KB] Mitigations used in scenario modelling.

 

 

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