Press Releases & Media Commentary

Recent Press Releases

TVNZ OneNewsnow- 19 April 2018 “We as farmers need to take some responsibility...”

RNZ Environment – 19 April 2018 “Irrigation industry tries to fix bad boy image at conference

RNZ Country/Business – 6 April 2018 “Govt’s irrigation cutback a blow but schemes to press on

Stuff Business Day – 6 April 2018 “Irrigation schemes to continue despite withdrawal of taxpayer funding

Otago Daily Times – 6 April 2018 “Government to honour earlier irrigation commitments

Scoop Business – 6 April 2018 “Hurunui Water Project continues despite kick in teeth

Stuff – NZ Farmer – 5 April 2018 “Government cans Canterbury and Marlborough funding for irrigation

Scoop NZ Government Press Release 5 April “Government to wind down irrigation funding

Commentary on Irrigation

Buddle Findlay – 15 March 2018 “Brave new world for irrigation funding

Stuff – 14 March 2018 “Irrigation requires change in mind-set

Stuff – 14 March 2018 “Irrigation expensive but too good an opportunity to turn down

Stuff – NZ Farmer – 15 June 2015 “Exorcising the spectre of drought