Press Releases & Media Commentary

Recent Press Commentary

Scoop Regional – 9 August 2018 “Hats off to Hurunui Water Project backers

Stuff Business – 8 August 2018 “Hurunui irrigation company bullish…”

Scoop Regional – 10 July 2018 “Quakes compound drought stresses in Hurunui

Scoop Regional – 28 June 2018 “Council defers decision on potential shares purchase

Stuff Business – 26 June 2018 “North Canterbury irrigation scheme seeks…”

Stuff Environment – 2 June 2018 “I am ashamed: A Canterbury river’s

Scoop Politics – 10 May 2018 “Monitoring how water is used for irrigation

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