29-07-2014 00:17 AM | New Zealand

Farmers urged to have their say over new water rules

Collaborative Stakeholder Group seeking feedback from farmers over the shape of new rules to be introduced that will protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

That is the message the group tasked with establishing new rules to protect Waikato's waterways had for drystock farmers following a series of recent meetings held throughout the region., hosted by industry body Beef+Lamb New Zealand.

Members of the Collaborative Stakeholder Group urged farmers to have their say about the future of the region's catchments as part of the Waikato Regional Council's Healthy Rivers Plan for Change project.
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