Enhance at every chance

Take every chance you can to restore nature on the farm. Restore unproductive land, edges and ungrazed areas such as shelterbelts, races and around buildings. For marginal and steep eroding land, call in some extra expertise.

Woman digging a hole alongside a fence
Native New Zealand bush

Why is it important?

Note on toxic native plants

Some native plants can be toxic to livestock, so should only be planted where they will not be browsed. The ripe kernel of the Karaka berry is highly toxic for dogs, cattle and sheep. Tutu is also toxic to stock if eaten. 

Learn more about the value of growing native plants on your property