Webinars on implementing the Essential Freshwater programme

A priority for the Freshwater Implementation Programme is making sure clear and consistent information is available to everyone involved in implementing the new freshwater regulations. We are holding a series of webinars to share information on the regulations and discuss implementation. You can take part in upcoming webinars and watch videos of webinars that have already run. 

Webinars

Webinar 1: Translating the NPS-FM and putting it into action 

Agenda

Overview of the new NPS-FM and key changes from the 2017 NPS. Step through key changes - values, attributes, limits and action plans. An overview of the new Freshwater Planning Process.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 21 October 1pm – 2pm

Webinar 2: Continuous farm practice improvement – NES-F and s360 regulations Part 1

Agenda

Overview of new regulations related to:

  • intensive winter grazing
  • stockholding
  • stock exclusion.

Date & time

Wednesday 28 October 1pm – 2pm

Registration link

Webinar 3: Raising the bar on ecosystem health – wetlands, rivers and fish

Agenda

Overview of the new regulations related to:

  • wetlands
  • rivers
  • fish passage.

Date & time

Wednesday 4 November 1pm – 2pm

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Webinar 4: Limiting intensification and nitrogen use – NES-F and s360 regulations Part 2

Agenda

Overview of the new regulations related to N Cap and intensification.

Date & time

Wednesday 11 November 1pm – 2pm

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Webinar 5: NPS-FM - vision setting and value identification

Agenda

Overview of these parts of the NPS-FM and explanations of:

  • Te Mana o te Wai and vision setting
  • compulsory values - mahinga kai, threatened species and ecosystem health.

Date & time

Wednesday 18 November 1pm – 2pm

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Webinar 6: NPS - National Objectives Framework

Agenda

Overview of the key steps required for the National Objectives Framework with a focus on flows and attribute identification including nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment.

Date & time

Wednesday 25 November 1pm – 2pm

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Webinar 7: NPS - monitoring and reporting requirements

Agenda

Overview of monitoring and reporting requirements under the NPS, freshwater accounting systems and exemptions for large hydro-electric generation schemes. 

Date & time

Wednesday 2 December 1pm – 2pm

Registration link

Reviewed:
27/10/20