Testing The Water
Is nitrogen that drains from paddocks into aquifers and waterways contributing to New Zealand’s high rate of colorectal cancer? This article, by Andrea Graves from the Listener, is a must-read
DIY soil health assessments guide
Soil is a foundation of an orchard’s productivity and profitability. Healthy soil holds more plant nutrients, both as organic matter and sorbed onto the organic matter.
Land use capability and change webinar
A webinar of our Land use capability and change seminar held on the 18th of February 2022, at Bay park.
The LWS Science report
Waihi Estuary Kopurereua
Kopurererua and Waihi Estuary catchments, as with much of lowland, coastal
New Zealand, waterlogging in poorly drained soils were overcome through the installation of extensive drainage systems.
Coastal Catchments Report
Kaituna WMA report final single WQ report
A summary of our science information on current trends for water quality, quantity, freshwater ecosystems and estuary health in the Kaituna- Pongakawa-Waitahanui WMA.
The National Policy
Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM) requires regional councils to establish freshwater objectives and subsequently set limits to give effect to those objectives.
Targets for Contaminants
Estimating faecal contamination targets
As required by the National Policy Statement
for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM), Bay of Plenty Regional Council must implement freshwater objectives, limits and methods for achieving agreed sustainable management of freshwater quality and quantity in the region.
Targets for Nutrients
Interim nutrient guideline for Waihi and Maketu Estuaries
As required by the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, Bay of Plenty Regional Council must implement freshwater objectives, limits and methods for achieving agreed (with community input) sustainable freshwater quality and quantity in the region.