Irrigation New Zealand

Iwi, through the Treaty of Waitangi and individual treaty claim settlements, have a growing statutory role in NZ's freshwater management. INZ has introduced two training courses to help irrigators and irrigation schemes increase their understanding of tangata whenua. A 2-hour introductory workshop provides a taster of the importance of freshwater to Maori and the role they play in its management, and a 1-day Marae course, which includes an overnight stay covers the 'Foundations for Working with Tangata Whenua' including:

•Maori and freshwater

•The Treaty of Waitangi

•Claims and settlements

•Maori spirituality

•Introduction to marae protocols

For further information contact our Event Co-ordinator 03 341 2225, DDI: 03 974 1425 or email: events@irrigationnz.co.nz

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EVENTS

Wednesday 29 August

09:00 am - 17:00 pm

One day Irrigation Fundamentals Training - Lincoln

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Thursday 30 August

09:00 am - 17:00 pm

One day Irrigation Fundamentals Training

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Thursday 6 September

10:00 am - 16:30 pm

Irrigation Operator and Manager Training Day, Ashburton on Thursday 8th March.

Venue: Ashburton Trust Event Centre

Tiime: 10am-4pm

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