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Lower Waitaki Water Quality

MGI has collaborated with Irrigation New Zealand and Waitaki Irrigators Collective to help produce the “Know your Catchment” visualisation tool. This website allows users to view the latest surface water and groundwater quality information from the Lower Waitaki catchment area. Interested parties are encouraged to bookmark the following page on their browser.

Irrigation champion awarded for services...

Robin Murphy

Author PAT DEAVOLL, NZ Glenavy dairy farmer Robin Murphy has received recognition for being the driving force behind irrigation development in the Waimate district for several decades. The irrigation champion was awarded the Ron Cox Memorial Award at the IrrigationNZ biennial conference dinner in Oamaru on Wednesday. A day before receiving the award Murphy saw many years of […]

Waihao Downs irrigation scheme opens ahe...

IrrigationNZ chairperson Nicky Hyslop does the honours at the opening of the Waihao Downs irrigation project. She is flanked by WDI chairman Robin Murphy (left) and WDI vice chairman Jon Kirk. South Canterbury’s challenging $32 million Waihao Downs irrigation project has opened under budget and 10 months ahead of schedule. Irrigation New Zealand chairwoman Nicky Hyslop cut the […]