Irrigation New Zealand

Debating the future of irrigation - views from a diverse group of panellists at our 2018 Conference.

Country risks for water management - an opinion piece from Dr Terry Heiler on risks to New Zealand arising from political conflict over water management.

Top tips for Water Management - award winning Bay of Plenty grower Mark White shares his advice for irrigators on water management. Mark and his wife Catriona won the 2018 Gordon Stephenson Trophy and are the National Ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing.

Tips for managing water on a dairy farm - Leedom Gibbs of the Gibbs Family of Taranaki shares her advice for other irrigators. The family won the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Award.

Update on Essential Freshwater for members - IrrigationNZ Chief Executive Andrew Curtis updates members on how the government's new Essential Freshwater plan may affect members.

EVENTS

Thursday 8 November

10:00 am - 16:00 pm

One day Irrigation Operator and Manager Training to be held at the Ngai Tahu Development Hub

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Thursday 29 November

09:00 am - 12:00 pm

3 Hour Bucket Test Workshop - 28 November Darfield

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Thursday 29 November

13:30 pm - 16:30 pm

3 Hour workshop - Soil Moisture Monitoring and Irrigation Scheduling

29 November Darfield 1.30-4.30

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