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.
A new guide has been released which will assist farmers and the irrigation industry to adopt the use of fertigation.
The public are a lot more aware and educated about water and the environment, according to IrrigationNZ’s newly appointed chief executive Elizabeth Soal.
Irrigation New Zealand chief executive Andrew Curtis believes there will always be a place for dairy.
Ten years at the helm of Irrigation New Zealand is soon to end for chief executive Andrew Curtis; he leaves the post next March.