Water tests on Tatuanui farmer Johan Van Ras’ farm confirmed his worst fears: quality wasn’t up to scratch.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 04 March 2019 15:25

Keeps water use on the level

Rural folks wringing their hands about tank water levels will welcome a device from Davey Water Products.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 08:25

Lakes in for a clean-up by farmers

Fonterra is backing a farmer-led project to protect water quality in Bay of Plenty lakes.

Published in General News

A survey showing that the public care about waterways is no surprise, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 January 2019 08:55

Changes coming for water regs

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta outlines the Government’s moves to ensure safe drinking water and to reduce environmental damage from poorly treated wastewater.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 14 December 2018 13:55

Water – an important nutrient

Don't underestimate how much water your cows need.

Published in Management
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:29

Freshwater quality an urban issue too

OPINION: It’s time for all hands to the pump because improvement in rural landscapes and municipal areas is worth chasing together. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:55

Irrigators push back on restrictions

Irrigators in the Manuherikia Valley, near Alexandra, hope they have managed to steer the Otago Regional Council away from setting an arbitrary allocation limit on the river that they believe would “devastate” the valley.

Published in General News

Dairy farmers are pleased that Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) results show improved water quality across the country.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 September 2018 13:17

A water tax isn’t workable

IrrigationNZ says that introducing a nationwide water tax is not workable.

Published in General News
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