INZ holds regular forums with our members to ensure we have a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities they face, so that we can find solutions and advocate on their behalf. These forums also enable us to gather feedback from our members so that we can best focus our activities and understand what training and resources are required to further support our sector.
For irrigators we hold:
For the service industry we hold:
If you’d like to receive information about the forums or you would like to start one up in your region, please contact Eleonore Dumaine – 03 341 2225 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Irrigation New Zealand has lodged an appeal against new Environment Canterbury irrigation rules it says are unachievable and which could affect the viability of farming in Canterbury. It is estimated that irrigation contributes over $5 billion to New Zealand’s economy…… Read more
Andrew Curtis, CEO of Irrigation New Zealand, said it was a very sad day for Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand following the decision by the Supreme Court on the proposed Ruataniwha land swap. “The Ruataniwha dam depended on that land….. Read more
Recent suggestions that farmers should be taxed for water use ignores the fact that farmers already pay for the water they use, says Irrigation New Zealand. Irrigation New Zealand calculates the average cost of water supplied by irrigation schemes every….. Read more
Read INZ’s concerns about Plan Change 5
Have a read of the e-newsletter we’ve just sent out.
August 8 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm
Irrigation fundamentals is a 2 day course targeting new entrants to the industry and frontline staff of businesses and organisations that provide services to the irrigation industry. The aim of the 2 days is to give people a comprehensive overview of the….. Read more
September 18 @ 8:30 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Gain the skills and knowledge to carry out assessments of irrigation systems in order to determine how efficiently they are operating. This Level 4 NZQA certificate runs for 7 months and requires some previous knowledge and experience in irrigation. You….. Read more
Some interesting rainfall totals for Waimakariri & Canterbury t.co/J5nz32JHXb