Agriculture and primary production are the main contributors to Southland's economy. We work with farmers to sustainably manage our natural resources of land and water, for now and future generations.
Farmers' rough guide
Our rough guide to our rules. Find out at a glance which activities require consent from us, and what you can do without a consent.
Good management practice
Factsheets on good management farming practices, which can have a positive effect on water quality.
Physiographics of Southland
Physiographic zones allow for targeted advice for farmers to keep nutrients out of waterways.