Irrigation New Zealand

Media Releases

28/03/2024 - Positive Outcome: Amendments to Dam Safety Regulations

04/12/2023 - IrrigationNZ welcomes the new Government’s fresh thinking on water policy to support a more resilient economy

20/02/2023 - IrrigationNZ and member schemes submit on RMA replacement - highlighting need for new law to enable climate resilient infrastructure

02/02/2023 - IrrigationNZ says RMA reform must enable critical water infrastructure following flood disaster

22/12/2022 - New RMA signals huge change for food and fibre production

05/12/2022 - IrrigationNZ helping to navigate nationwide freshwater management through the Waikato Regional Council review

16/11/2022 - IrrigationNZ honours product with valuable gains and efficient water use in the 2022 Innovation in Irrigation Award

25/11/2021 - IrrigationNZ makes big strides - with plans to deliver more in 2022

13/08/2021 - IrrigationNZ pleased with progress made on Water Services Bill

30/03/2021 - IrrigationNZ submits on Climate Change Commission report - says water storage key to enabling emissions reductions

10/03/2021 - IrrigationNZ supports Te Waihanga (Infrastructure Commission) assessment that ‘status quo’ for water management no longer tenable

10/03/2021 - IrrigationNZ seeks protection of small, rural drinking water users in Water Services Bill

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