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Four New Zealand farmers have been selected as finalists of the inaugural Zimmatic Sustainable Irrigation Awards.
Irrigation New Zealand is calling on whoever forms the next government after September 20’s election to join with it to develop a national water strategy for the country.
A national water strategy and water storage facilities top the wish list of the country’s 3500 irrigators.
IrrigationNZ is commending the Government for funding further water storage as part of its post-COVID infrastructure fast-track.
IrrigationNZ has thrown its support behind the Government’s method of regional post-COVID-19 recovery through Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) funded water projects.
IrrigationNZ is backing the Government’s decision to inject $10.6 million for a water storage facility in Raukokore, in the eastern Bay of Plenty.
IrrigationNZ’s biennial conference, coming up in April, aims to “to lead the conversation on the future of water for Aotearoa.”
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.