This Guide gives practical advice on determining the status of forested land under the Climate Change Response Act 2002. It includes the definition of forest species and forest land under the Act; the treatment and implications of activities affecting forest land; determining whether forest land is pre-1990 or post-1989 forest land, or indigenous forest land established before 1990; and examples of classifying different types of forest land.
A Guide to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Systems in the Seafood Industry
Seafood, Seafood, Processing, Seafood processing requirements, Guidance, Codes of Practice, Manuals and guidelines
This document has been produced by the Fishing Industry Inspection and Certification
Council (FIICC) to provide:
- background information from which an understanding of the hazard analysis
critical control point (HACCP) approach to food safety can be obtained;
- guidance in the design and implementation of a HACCP plan for food safety;
- a template for seafood applications;
- generic models for the application of the template to selected products;
- guidance on other HACCP-based applications.
This guide explains the requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999 in relation to homekill and recreational catch. It also includes key information on animal welfare and recommendations for food safety.
A guide to Look-up Tables for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme
A Guide to Look-up Tables for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme provides practical advice on using the look-up tables to calculate the amount of carbon stored in forests that are registered in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
A guide to Mapping Forest Land for the Emissions Trading Scheme
The Guide describes the steps that must be taken when applying the two approaches to mapping forest land specified by the Mapping Standard: use of the on-line mapping tool within MAF’s Climate Change Information System (CCIS); or submission in electronic form to MAF of map information created using a Participant’s own geographic information system (GIS).
A Guide to the Erosion Control Funding Programme (East Coast)
This guide provides an overview of the Permanent Forest Sink Initiative and how landowners can apply to join the scheme. It covers land eligibility criteria, mapping requirements, the Forest Sink Covenant, transfers of units and harvesting restrictions.
This guide provides information for landowners on: the exemption available for the deforestation of tree weeds on pre-1990 forest land; the criteria and priorities that tree weed exemption applications will be assessed on; and the application process.
A guide to writing procedures for the fruit fly Official Assurance Programme
Hormonal growth promotants (HGPs) are a group of veterinary medicines that pose
unique risks to New Zealand’s trade in primary produce. While it is legal to administer
HGPs to beef cattle in New Zealand, certain overseas countries have banned their use.
As New Zealand exports 80% of its beef produce, it became necessary to develop
regulatory controls to ensure HGP-treated beef is not sent to markets that only accept
non-HGP animal products.