Extreme weather resources

From drought to flooding, heavy snow and volcanic eruptions - here you'll find guidance to help you deal with adverse conditions.

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Adverse event management

Date published 8 December, 2016

Tips on planning and prioritising after an adverse event.

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Animal Welfare (Dogs) Code of Welfare

Date published 26 June, 2010

Code of welfare relating to dogs.

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Central North Island flooding support for the primary sector

Date published 9 July, 2015

A government-compiled list of support for farmers affected by flooding and land slips in the hill country in the central/western North Island.

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Checklist

Date published 8 December, 2016

Developed as a result of Cyclone Bola.

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Checklist for farmers briefing volunteers

Date published 24 November, 2016

Checklist for farmers briefing farm volunteers post-earthquakes.

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Checklist for organisers of volunteers

Date published 24 November, 2016

A checklist for the organiser of volunteers to check a volunteer’s suitability for the role, by informing them of the specific health and safety and other issues around working in post-earthquake conditions.

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Decision tree for earthquake damaged farms

Date published 8 December, 2016

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Dryland farming - a Marlborough family's journey

Date published 1 November, 2010

Farming through a prolonged drought, Doug Avery realised his family's South Marlborough farm was no longer financially, environmentally or socially sustainable. Since then, the Averys have embarked on a journey that's seen the farm's profitability and production curve trend ever upwards.

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Effectiveness of trees in reducing hill country erosion

Date published 4 April, 2000

Erosion is the main physical limitation to the sustainable land use of much soft-rock hill country. This MAF report explores the way trees are helping to provide a solution.

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