Displaying items by tag: water

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:01

Wairarapa gets $7.11m PGF water boost

The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund is putting $7.11 million into creating a sustainable water supply for Wairarapa.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 13:55

Certainty promised – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers want greater certainty around water issues and he promises they will get this from the coalition government in the coming year.

Published in General News

Davey water treatment’s Acqua system has been a good investment for a Waikato dairy farming family.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 13 January 2020 08:46

Time for a mature conversation on water

Kiwis need to grow up when it comes to conversations on water quality, says an opposition MP.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:55

Essential Freshwater’s $80b bill

Dairy farmers say over-stringent freshwater policies will cost New Zealand at least $80 billion in the next 30 years, but will not greatly improve water quality.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 08:55

Government’s proposed water reforms blasted

The Government’s proposed water reforms have been blasted by a regional council with top performing water quality.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 November 2019 10:01

NZ firm to monitor global lakes

A Christchurch company has won a major technology contest with a satellite-based remote sensing solution that could monitor the water quality of every lake globally.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 November 2019 07:55

Cultivating the right way

Cultivation of paddocks is common on farms at this time of year. It’s also a time when local storms may occur, adding substantial risk to an important farming practice.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:55

Water reforms could be ‘recipe for disaster’

Disregarding the social and economic effects of the proposed water reforms is a recipe for disaster, warns Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 08:55

Freshwater plan a killer blow

A national limit on dissolved nitrogen would “essentially eliminate” intensive agriculture in the Selwyn Waihora catchment, says Environment Canterbury chief scientist Dr Tim Davie.

Published in General News
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