New rules for moving stock on or across roads in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula came into effect on 1 March 2018.
The changes are designed to make sure we’re up to date with recent health and safety law changes while also keeping people and livestock safe and protecting our roads from damage.
We’ve tried to keep things as simple as possible by developing a list of restricted roads — basically all roads in the urban city area and key tourist routes in Banks Peninsula.
You'll also need to talk to us if you move dairy cattle along or across roads.
There is a new requirement for farmers to ensure their boundary fences will keep stock contained, as escaped stock is the leading cause of stock-related traffic accidents.
You should meet the following standard conditions of the Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017:
You can find the list of restricted roads here or call (03) 941 8999 or 0800 800 169.