Federated Farmers is threatening legal action against the district council in a protracted and bitter battle over controversial measures aimed at improving Lake Rotorua's water quality.

The lobby group and Rotorua Lakes Council have been at odds over how to dramatically reduce the amount of nitrogen entering the lake to improve lake water quality since Bay of Plenty Regional Council first consulted the public on new nitrogen limits in early 2016.

Premium - Plan Change 10: Regional council approach chosen over Rotorua council's for nitrogen
Plan change 10 rules formally notified
First resource consent issued under


Plan Change 10 and nitrogen management