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Lifestyle block owners: overview

Lifestyle block owners overview: size and GST

Livestock, agriculture, and horticulture

Trusted advice sources

Graphic: Sources of advice trusted by lifestyle block owners

Values and well-being

Lifestyle block owners:  values well-being

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About the survey

The Survey of Rural Decision Makers (SRDM) is a biennial survey of New Zealand’s primary sector conducted by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research since 2013. It covers commercial farmers, foresters and growers as well as lifestyle block owners from Cape Reinga to Rakiura.

SRDM is designed to build a better picture of decision making at the farm level, tackling topics that cannot be easily addressed in official statistics or directly by organisations. It is a valuable resource for policy makers, regional councils, industry groups and businesses.

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