Agricultural Assistance

Our advice on whether and how financial assistance should be provided to farmers participating in an emissions pricing scheme.

'Advice on Agricultural Assistance'

In May 2022, we provided Ministers with our advice on what financial assistance (if any) should be provided to farmers participating in a farm-level emissions pricing scheme, and how assistance fits in with the proposals set out by He Waka Eke Noa in their February 2022 consultation document.

The full report and related documents are available below:

Terms of reference

The request for this advice was made under Section 5K of the Climate Change Response Act.  The terms of reference for this work are published below (as required under the Act), along with our correspondence with Ministers.