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Stock exclusion regulations: Proposed changes to the low slope map

About this consultation

This is a joint consultation run by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Ministry for the Environment.

As part of the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020, we introduced a map that identifies low slope land across New Zealand. Feedback identified that the mapping methodology needs improving. We are asking for your feedback on proposed changes to the current map.

Have your say

All information about the proposed changes, the consultation document, and how to make a submission are on the Ministry for the Environment's (MfE's) website.

Related consultation

We are also consulting on freshwater farm plan regulations. Details about the consultation and how to make a submission are on MfE's website. Submissions for both consultations close on 26 September 2021.

Find out more

Government media release on freshwater farm plan consultations

Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020 – NZ Legislation

Towards a certified Freshwater Farm Plan system

Protecting freshwater health

Submissions are public information

All or part of any written submission (including names of submitters) may be published on the Ministry for Primary Industries' website, or the Ministry for the Environment's website. Unless you clearly specify otherwise in your submission, the ministries will consider that you have agreed to have your submission and your name posted on their websites.

Contents of submissions may be released to the public under the Official Information Act 1982, if requested. Tell us if you do not want some or all of your submission released, stating which parts you consider should be withheld and the reasons for withholding the information.

Under the Privacy Act 1993, people have access to information held by agencies about them. Any personal information you send with your submission will only be used in relation to matters covered by this document. In your submission, indicate if you prefer that we do not include your name in the published summary of submissions.