Irrigation New Zealand

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Irrigation Scheme Info

Waimakariri Irrigation Scheme
Acton Farmers Irrigation Cooperative
Amuri Irrigation Company
Ashburton Lyndhurst Irrigation Ltd
Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation Scheme
Benmore Irrigation Company Ltd
Blind River Irrigation Ltd
Central Plains Water (CPWL)
Eiffelton Community Irrigation scheme
Flaxbourne Community Irrigation Ltd
Galloway Flat Irrigation Scheme
Hawkdun Idaburn
Hunter Downs Irrigation
Hurunui Water Project, Waitohi Irrigation and Hydro Scheme
Kerikeri irrigation Company Limited
Kurow-Duntroon Irrigation Company Ltd
Loburn Irrigation company
Mackenzie Irrigation Company Limited
Manuherikia Irrigation Co-operative Society
Maungaroa Irrigation Scheme
Maungatapere Irrigation Scheme
Mayfield Hinds Irrigation Ltd
Morven Glenavy Ikawai (MGI) Irrigation
North Otago Irrigation Company Ltd
Omakau Irrigation company
Opuha Water Limited
Rangitata South
Ruataniwha Water Storage Project
Shag river irrigation/ Waihemo Water Catchment Society
Southern Valley’s Irrigation Scheme
Strath Taieri
Tarras Community Water Scheme
Teviot Irrigation Company Limited
The Lower Waitaki Scheme
Valetta Irrigation Ltd
Wairarapa Water Use Project (WWUP)
Wairau Valley Water Enhancement Scheme


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

Advice for irrigators over a long, dry summer

7th December 2017

With much of New Zealand experiencing exceptionally dry conditions, IrrigationNZ has some advice for irrigators on how to make the most efficient use of water over summer. According to NIWA, several areas in the South and North Island came close….. Read more

Irrigation a boost for communities

4th December 2017

IrrigationNZ supports Minister of Regional Development Shane Jones’s announcement that regional economic development funding could support some water irrigation projects. “Water infrastructure plays a vital role in creating resilient rural communities,” says IrrigationNZ Chief Executive Andrew Curtis.  “Several New Zealand….. Read more

IrrigationNZ back to help improve irrigation management

23rd November 2017

IrrigationNZ will be back on farms this summer testing irrigation systems and helping farmers improve the efficiency of their irrigation. Last summer, IrrigationNZ in partnership with Environment Canterbury, developed a new testing programme which saw 131 Ashburton farms have their….. Read more

Petition misrepresents irrigation facts

14th November 2017

IrrigationNZ says that the petition presented by Greenpeace at Parliament today misrepresents how irrigation has been funded and used and ignores the wide range of benefits to New Zealand from irrigation, as well as the efforts being made to address….. 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

New Zealand Certificate in Irrigation System Design

January 18, 2018 - January 19, 2018

Acquire the specialist skills required to design technically efficient and environmentally sustainable irrigation systems. This certificate is suitable for people with prior knowledge and experience in irrigation. You will be required to design two different irrigation systems so will need….. Read more

Irrigation Accreditation

Smart Irrigation