Tuesday, 10 September 2019 11:55

Water ownership debate gets new push

A Waitangi Tribunal report and recommendations on water ownership have put Māori rights and interests in freshwater firmly back in the public spotlight, just as the Government releases a raft of policy changes.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 10:55

Limits on irrigation, dairy conversions

Restrictions on new dairy conversions and irrigation are coming as the Government grapples with improving waterways around the country.

Published in General News

Irrigating farmers in the Amuri district in North Canterbury are continuing to record improved environmental performance.

Published in Management

Nitrate levels in Christchurch’s drinking water are not expected to exceed safe drinking levels in the future, says Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd.

Published in General News

Nitrate levels in Christchurch drinking water are not expected to exceed safe drinking levels in the future, says Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd.

Published in Management
Friday, 05 July 2019 10:55

Falls dam delay frustrates backers

The Falls Dam irrigation project in the Manuherikia catchment, near Alexandra, has been put on hold because of uncertainty over water allocations.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 June 2019 08:20

Water projects to support growth

Irrigation NZ says the recent announcement of $30.6 million in Provincial Growth Funding for water projects in Hawke’s Bay will be critical to support the region’s continued prosperity and wellbeing.

Published in Management
Thursday, 20 June 2019 09:55

Irrigation scheme seeks public support

Amuri Irrigation Company (AIC) is formally seeking farmer investment in a $79 million, 7000 - 9000ha piped irrigation scheme for the Hawarden basin area, south of the Hurunui River in North Canterbury.

Published in General News

The latest summer has once again highlighted the fragility of relying on river sources for irrigation in Marlborough.

Published in Industry

The case against Pollock Farms was taken by Waikato Regional Council following inspections where over-irrigation of effluent was evident.

Published in Management
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