Tuesday, 10 September 2019 11:55

Water ownership debate gets new push

A Waitangi Tribunal report and recommendations on water ownership have put Māori rights and interests in freshwater firmly back in the public spotlight, just as the Government releases a raft of policy changes.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:25

Irrigation critics ‘not well-informed’

Ten years at the helm of Irrigation New Zealand is soon to end for chief executive Andrew Curtis; he leaves the post next March.

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Fish & Game chief executive Martin Taylor has dismissed as “ridiculous” a claim by Irrigation New Zealand chief executive Andrew Curtis that irrigation is good for the environment.

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 07:55

Irrigators question water tax

The good work farmers are already doing to minimise the environmental impact of irrigation could stop if they had to pay water royalties, says Irrigation New Zealand chair Nicky Hyslop.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 August 2017 14:45

Irrigators will pass "water tax" to consumers

Irrigation New Zealand chief executive Andrew Curtis says Labour's “water tax” would affect every New Zealander.

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