8 Oct 2010

Farmers to appeal against One Plan

6:06 am on 8 October 2010

Federated Farmers is to lodge appeals against the Manawutu-Whanganui Regional Council's One Plan, on a number of matters.

That's become clear from feed-back to the federation, following the release of the final version of the plan, which sets the rules for managing the region's natural resources over the next 10 years.

Manawatu-Rangitikei president Gordon McKeller says it's a vast improvement on the original document.

But he says some areas will still need to be challenged in the Environment Court and those will be identified at a meeting on 19 October.