Providing reliable, economic and sustainable supply

Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd (WIL) is a run-of-river scheme with resource consent to take water from the Waimakariri River to irrigate 23,000 hectares. It is one of the largest schemes in the South Island. Ensuring farmers actively manage irrigation to guarantee water is being used efficiently is central to the core of WIL.

Environmental stewardship is a vital part of WIL’s daily operations. The company is recognised as a leader in water management, providing access to a reliable, economic and sustainable supply.

February 17, 2021

Oxman triathlon expands rural-urban connections

More than 400 participants entered the second Oxman triathlon held in December 2020 which brought people together from different backgrounds to enjoy the challenge of a… Read More
February 17, 2021

Small steps boost biodiversity vision

Farmers discovered that there are many ways to protect and enhance mahinga kai and biodiversity values while visiting Waimak Farm in Eyreton last week. Read More
November 15, 2020

Biodiversity project sparks students’ interest

West Eyreton School students have gained a greater understanding of the importance of biodiversity while learning how Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) is helping to protect native… Read More