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Useful resources

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Other organisations

  • Government website settled.govt.nz offers advice on essential research to do before you buy
    www.settled.govt.nz/blog/buying-a-lifestyle-block
  • Lifestyleblock.co.nz has hundreds of articles on a wide range of topics, plus forums where you can ask questions of others on lifestyle blocks
    www.lifestyleblock.co.nz
  • An introduction to keeping animals on lifestyle farms in New Zealand published by rural supplies cooperative Farmlands
    Farmlands Lifestyle Guide (PDF, 14MB)
  • NZ Lifestyle Block, a monthly magazine and website
    www.thisnzlife.co.nz/nz-lifestyle-block
  • Weedbusters, an initiative that supports individuals to control weeds that threaten New Zealand’s unique biodiversity and biosecurity
    www.weedbusters.org.nz
  • Beef & Lamb – keep up to date with various drystock issues by signing up to Beef & Lamb NZ’s newsletter. Their website has a lot of useful information that is relevant to lifestylers as well as commercial farmers
    beeflambnz.com