Displaying items by tag: irrigation

Friday, 31 January 2020 11:22

$12.7m to help ease Northland’s water woes

The Government is giving $12.7 million to make Northland more resilient in the face of extreme weather.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 11:55

Big dry handicaps irrigators

Some Northland dairy farmers have been asked to stop irrigating because of the low river levels.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 11:07

Green light for irrigation scheme

North Canterbury's Amuri Irrigation Company (AIC) is pressing ahead with plans for a new irrigation scheme for the Hawarden/Waikari area, following a positive response from potential users.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:54

Dual-purpose Keenan Orbital spreads muck up to 20m

With travelling irrigators being the preferred choice for dealing with dairy farm effluent in New Zealand, the sight of effluent tankers or manure spreaders is a relatively rare one.

Published in Machinery & Products
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Tuesday, 22 October 2019 14:55

Nothing wrong with this water!

A new endurance event is starting in Canterbury courtesy of a dairy farmer’s irrigation lake.

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Monday, 14 October 2019 11:22

Going underground

The arguments advocating against sub surface irrigation are often over played, with the benefits ignored.

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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.

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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.

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

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Friday, 02 August 2019 07:55

Nitrate management important to irrigators

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

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