Irrigation New Zealand


Conference Programme and Registrations

For the conference programme: click here

For individual registration: click here 

For group packages click here

Important information about accommodation

The Central Otago i-SITEs have reserved accommodation throughout the region for Irrigation Conference delegates.  To book accommodation or for more information contact the Central Otago i-SITEs on 03 262 7999, or email

There are many accommodation options available.

Conference Pricing

Registration Type Cost (incl GST)
Earlybird Irrigation Scheme and Water User Group package (4 people) $1850
Earlybird Industry Group Package(3 people) $1500
Earlybird Member $530
Earlybird Non Member $690
Accompanying Member’s Partner $365
Full Member $650
Student $230
Day – Thursday $420
Day – Wednesday $420
Full Non Member $820

IrrigationNZ members benefit from special registration rates – to find out more about becoming an INZ member check our website.

Reduced per person pricing is available for irrigation schemes or water user groups with four or more members attending, or for industry groups with three or more people attending. For enquiries about group packages please contact or phone 04 473 8042. 

An earlybird discount is available for registrations received and paid before the 28  February 2018. Any registrations not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the standard rate.


Sponsorship and Expo sites
We have sponsorship opportunities available and a limited number of expo sites available with remaining sites expected to fill quickly.

For more information

Contact Kate Mills or Charlotte Butler, or

Ph: 03 341 2225

Principal Sponsors:



Have a look at our other sponsors: click here


How farms are working to reduce environmental impacts in Selwyn 

14th February 2018

It’s been a busy time for many Selwyn farms over the past few months. After a record breaking dry spell in late 2017, we received some welcome rain in January.  In conditions like these, irrigation is really important both for….. Read more

NZ needs more water storage in a changing climate

8th February 2018

The importance of water storage in helping provide a reliable supply of water for urban communities, and for food and energy production in a changing climate needs to be recognised, says IrrigationNZ. “We are seeing the effects of poor future….. Read more

What can we learn from 2017’s wild weather about managing water?

8th February 2018

  As year’s went 2017 was a fairly dramatic one. In February, one of the biggest fires in New Zealand history ignited on the Port Hills amid tinder dry conditions, causing thousands of residents to be evacuated. In March, the….. Read more

Free irrigation workshop for Bay of Plenty farmers

18th January 2018

Bay of Plenty dairy farmers have the opportunity to join a free workshop showing them how to optimise their irrigation use. The workshop will be run by IrrigationNZ and will cover how to assess how well irrigation systems are performing…… Read more

Irrigation Workshops – Marlborough and Tasman

7th December 2017

With challenging dry conditions continuing across the Upper South Island, Marlborough and Tasman irrigators will have the opportunity to find out how to be more efficient in their water use at upcoming workshops hosted by IrrigationNZ. “Understanding how to monitor….. Read more


Irrigation Efficiency Summer Programme

November 7, 2017 - February 28, 2018

                                 Is your irrigation equipment operating as it should? What improvements could be made? These are questions that can be technically challenging and costly. To help irrigating farmers navigate to Good Management….. Read more

Foundations of working with tangata whenua workshop

March 6 - March 7

Given the considerable interest shown, INZ have organised a workshop on how to be effective working and negotiating with tangata whenua. Proudly supported by our training partners The learning objectives of this are to: Have a basic idea of who….. Read more

Irrigation Accreditation

Smart Irrigation