Irrigation New Zealand

Andrew Curtis

Chief Executive

T: 03 341 2225    M: 027 4966314

E: acurtis@irrigationnz.co.nz

Andrew Curtis commenced in the role as chief executive of IrrigationNZ in July 2009. With over 15 years of…..read more

Chris Coughlan

Business Manager

T: 03 341 2225   M: 027 6717705

E: ccoughlan@irrigationnz.co.nz

Canterbury based business development manager and former facilitator with Lincoln Resource Chris Coughlan was appointed to the new position…..read more

Steven Breneger

Project Manager

T: 03 341 2225  M: 027 688 1299

E: sbreneger@irrigationnz.co.nz

Steven Breneger joined IrrigationNZ as Project Manager in July 2015. The Australian formerly worked for PGG Water as an…..read more

Charlotte Butler

Project Manager

T: 03 341 2225  M: 027 357 3140

E: cbutler@irrigationnz.co.nz

 

 

Andrea Vercoe

Finance Manager

T: 03 974 1450

E: accounts@irrigationnz.co.nz

 

 

Kate Mills

Events and Training Coordinator

T:  03 974 1425

E: kmills@irrigationnz.co.nz

I am now in my second year with INZ and loving every minute. I find the role of educating all New Zealanders towards…..read more

Eleonore Dumaine

Administrator

T: 03 974 1424

E: edumaine@irrigationnz.co.nz

Since I’ve arrived in April 2014, I’ve learned a lot about New Zealand’s standards for irrigation, farm dairy effluent, water measurement… and I find…..read more

NEWS

June 2017 E-newsletter

9th June 2017

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May 2017 E-newsletter

26th May 2017

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IrrigationNZ welcomes new government funding for irrigation

18th May 2017

Today’s announcement of an additional $90 million funding for irrigation is great news for New Zealand communities, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. “Sustainable irrigated agriculture is New Zealand’s future. It underpins many of the provincial economies on the east coast….. Read more

‘Our fresh water 2017’ highlights the need for collective action

27th April 2017

The release of ‘Our fresh water 2017’ is a call to action for all New Zealanders, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. The report measures fresh water quality, quantity and flows, biodiversity and cultural health. “This report highlights the impact we….. Read more

Testing Irrigation Efficiency – what’s really going on on-farm

12th April 2017

IrrigationNZ has spent the summer gathering data on farms around Canterbury to get a better, more accurate understanding of irrigation efficiency. The results, say INZ Project Manager, Steve Breneger, will provide a benchmark for progress. “We’ve been on-farm for the….. Read more

EVENTS

Irrigation Fundamentals

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

New Zealand Certificate in Irrigation System Performance Assessment

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

Irrigation Accreditation

Smart Irrigation