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


Why tax irrigation to improve rivers if irrigated regions already have more swimmable rivers?

16th August 2017

IrrigationNZ is further challenging Labour’s plan to tax water used for irrigation to fund the clean-up of rivers after an analysis of the latest Ministry for the Environment data on water quality showed rivers in areas with irrigation are more….. Read more

‘Let’s Answer This’ – Questions mounting as New Zealanders demand answers on water tax

15th August 2017

‘Let’s Answer This’, a campaign to get key questions on Labour’s proposed water tax answered is gathering momentum –  while the fundamentals remain unclear. The questions were sent to Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern on Friday 11th August by non….. Read more

“Labour – Let’s Answer This” – New Zealander’s deserve answers on water tax

11th August 2017

In the absence of a policy from the Labour Party, the organisation representing irrigating farmers is seeking answers from Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern on how a new water tax on irrigation might work. “The Labour Party’s glib and misleading announcement….. Read more

Water conservation order threatens 1800 jobs in Hawke’s Bay and iconic Kiwi produce and wine

3rd August 2017

New Zealanders’ access to affordable local apples and stonefruit, along with around 1800 jobs in Hawke’s Bay, are under threat from a proposal to impose a water conservation order on the Ngaruroro River, says Irrigation New Zealand. The proposed water….. Read more

New irrigation rules could hurt Canterbury economy

25th July 2017

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


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 Operator and Manager Training – Cromwell

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Proudly supported by our Training Partners             TRAINING FOR IRRIGATION OPERATORS AND MANAGERS – IMPROVE YOUR IRRIGATION SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE CROMWELL Where:  Otago Polytech, Bannockburn Rd, Cromwell – Rm 12 When: 10am- 4pm Tuesday 26th September 2017 Cost: IrrigationNZ Members $350 +GST….. Read more

Irrigation Accreditation

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