Dairy farmers are pleased that Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) results show improved water quality across the country.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 September 2018 13:17

A water tax isn’t workable

IrrigationNZ says that introducing a nationwide water tax is not workable.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:55

Water blamed as big planet warmer

Water vapour is responsible for at least 70% of the ‘greenhouse effect’, while methane and nitrous oxide — New Zealand’s supposedly ‘nasty’ emissions – are “virtually irrelevant” as contributors to any global warming effect.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 September 2018 09:36

First the fence, then the planting

Using the right plants and techniques will make the most of riparian planting and give you value for money by getting it right first time.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:55

Have your say on river plan change

Submissions are now open on a variation to the plan to improve the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

Published in General News
Monday, 29 January 2018 08:55

Using water efficiently

Water supply is a vital component of a farm and making sure systems are working efficiently can save water, time and money. 

Published in Management
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

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern says after National came into power it shelved the Environment Court judge David Sheppard’s national policy statement (NPS) initiated by the last Labour government.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 08:55

‘Small royalty’ pledge

If elected, Labour’s charge on water for irrigation will be a “small royalty” for all “substantial takes”, says spokesman for water and the environment David Parker.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 August 2017 10:23

Show me the numbers

Federated Farmers wants Labour to tell farmers “what numbers you have in mind."
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