Irrigation New Zealand

Media Release

02/11/2020 - IrrigationNZ congratulates New Zealand’s incoming ministers

28/10/2020 - IrrigationNZ delighted Northland water storage first ‘fast track’ project approved

15/10/2020 - IrrigationNZ appoints Vanessa Winning as new chief executive

01/10/2020 - IrrigationNZ applauds National’s approach to water storage - environmental standards, planning pathways, and national direction to guide balanced investment

30/09/2020 - IrrigationNZ launches innovative way to learn about water quality

24/09/2020 - IrrigationNZ pleased National will promote water storage - keen to see more detail

28/07/2020 - IrrigationNZ releases election manifesto - calls for a frank conversation about water and a strategy to guide it

23/07/2020 - Irrigation New Zealand restructures in response to sector’s needs

08/07/2020 - IrrigationNZ pleased to see Government expenditure on water services across the country – but calls for joined-up approach to all water

08/07/2020 - Government’s new strategy for primary sector highlights water storage

03/07/2020 - Fast track bill for infrastructure approved but water strategy urgently needed

16/06/2020 - IrrigationNZ commends Government’s recognition of necessary and practical water storage as part of post-COVID infrastructure fast-track Media Statement– for immediate releas

12/06/2020 - IrrigationNZ says it is promising to see Northland water storage accelerated - but the same needs to happen in other parched regions

10/06/2020 - IrrigationNZ pleased that Government listened to farming sector regarding freshwater reform - but impacts remain significant

25/05/2020 - IrrigationNZ congratulates David Bennett in filling the boots of new agriculture spokesperson for the National Party

14/05/2020 - IrrigationNZ believes Budget 2020 missed opportunity for water investment to aid COVID recovery

06/05/2020 - IrrigationNZ says Government support for drought is good – but prevention is better than cure

30/04/2020 - IrrigationNZ endorses Government support of regional post-COVID-19 recovery through PGF funding for water projects

16/04/2020 - Freshwater 2020 - working towards improved outcomes balancing the environment with community and economic needs

01/04/2020 - IrrigationNZ endorses the Government’s plan to urgently progress infrastructure projects including water – following COVID-19

26/03/2020 - COVID-19 update March 26 - Essential Services

25/03/2020 - COVID-19 update March 25

24/03/2020 - COVID-19 update March 24

23/03/2020 - IrrigationNZ - COVID-19 Industry Update

20/03/2020 - IrrigationNZ Education & Training response to COVID-19

17/03/2020 - IrrigationNZ 2020 Conference postponed due to COVID-19

27/02/2020 - Irrigation New Zealand commends $10M funding for Bay of Plenty - but a national strategy is still needed

27/02/2020 - Join the conversation about one of the most discussed topics in New Zealand – water

19/02/2020 - IrrigationNZ strongly agrees with Auditor General that water deserves a more strategic and integrated approach

31/01/2020 - IrrigationNZ applauds $12.7m funding for Northland water - but more urgently needed