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Farm Planning Guidance

March 31, 2022

New edition now available

The third edition of the He Waka Eke Noa Greenhouse gases: Farm Planning Guidance was published in March 2022.

He Waka Eke Noa’s expanded farm plan guidance includes additional information on adapting to climate change. It also provides information on how actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions may impact on water quality by reducing contaminant leaching.

It is available to download below:

Edition 3: Farm Planning Guidance – March 2022


The Crown Research Institutes AgResearch and NIWA contributed to the science underpinning this guidance. You can download their full technical reports below:

AgResearch report – 2021

NIWA report – 2021


Previous editions

He Waka Eke Noa has published two previous editions of its Greenhouse gases: Farm Planning Guidance. These are available to download below:

Edition 1: Farm Planning Guidance – December 2020

Edition 2: Farm Planning Guidance – March 2021