Agricultural and horticultural industries are key drivers of New Zealand’s economic, social, and environmental development. The products of primary production are a source of well-being for the present generation and will be so for future generations.

These are useful subject headings:
Riparian areas -- New Zealand.
Stream conservation -- New Zealand.
Agriculture -- New Zealand -- Environmental aspects.

Books: New Zealand Reference Collection (non-lending)
EBOP 333.72 ENV The adverse effects of riparian grazing on streams ; a review of the literature Carter, Nick
333.7316 ROC Land and water : water and soil conservation and central government in New Zealand 1941-1988 Roche, Michael
363.7396 LOV Background levels of agrichemical residues in Bay of Plenty soils : a preliminary technical investigation Love, Brendon
333.76 MANA Managing land for the future : a sustainable land management and biodiversity enchancement guide for landowners in the Kaimai Mamaku catchments Denyer, Karen
333.7615 GRO Growing for good : intensive farming, sustainability and New Zealand's environment
333.7616 ACT Action for the ground New Zealand Ministry for the Environment
333.9162 COL Managing riparian zones : a contribution to protecting New Zealands rivers and streams National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
333.9162 DAI The dairying and clean streams accord ; snapshot of progress New Zealand Ministry for the Environment
333.9162 HOW Thirty years of stream protection Howard-Williams, C.
333.9162 MAN Managing waterways on farms : a guide to sustainable water and riparian management in rural NZ MacGibbon, Roger
333.916216 ENV Environment Waikato clean streams project : survey of farmers June 2007 Environment Waikato
338.1 OEC Farm management indicators and the environment : proceedings of an OECD Export Meeting, Palmerston North, March, 2004
338.14 COS Costs and benefits of climate change and adaptation to climate change in New Zealand agriculture : what do we know so far? Stroombergen, Adolf
338.162 DES Designing sustainable farms : critical aspects of soil and water management... Massey University
628.06 ENV Environmenal code of practice for rivers and drainage maintenance activities Crabbe, Bruce
631.4 CON The condition of rural water and soil in the Waikato region : risks and opportunities Environment Waikato
631.412 WAT Ecological agriculture in New Zealand Watts, Meriel

DVD's:
331.91 WAT Water whisperers : Tangaroa Gallagher, Kathleen

Online Databases:
Tauranga City Libraries subscribes through EPIC to:
Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - Full-text articles from Australian and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.
Newztext - Information about articles published in a range of New Zealand magazines, journals and newspapers
Access to these databases are available through the Tauranga City Libraries website https://library.tauranga.govt.nz/databases.aspx

Websites:
Fonterra - https://www.fonterra.com/nz/en/what-we-stand-for/our-commitments/our-commitments.html - contains information on commitments to environmental issues.
Horticulture New Zealand - http://www.hortnz.co.nz/our-work/natural-resources/ - provides links to environmental issues.
Ministry for the Environment - http://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/land/ - 'Land Publications' provides access to general publications, guides and technical reports. Could also check 'State of the Environment' reports.
Ministry for Primary Industries - http://www.mpi.govt.nz/ - formed by the merger of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Fisheries and the Food Safety Authority. Search for information under the 'Agriculture', 'Forestry' and Environment and Natural Resources' tabs.
MAF Technical Paper 2011/02 - http://ecan.govt.nz/publications/Plans/rps-hearing-cadmium-nz-agriculture-horticulture-strategy.pdf
Cadmium and New Zealand Agriculture and Horticulture : a strategy for long term risk management (Phosphate fertiliser is the primary source of cadmium accumulation in agricultural soils...)
New Zealand Dairy Exporter - http://agrihq.co.nz/dairy-exporter/ - articles from this magazine available on-line