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

School garden design celebrates Waimakariri River

A garden created by West Eyreton School for the Covid-impacted Grow Ō Tautahi Christchurch Garden Festival has been installed in the school grounds. Waimakariri Irrigation Limited… Read More

What is Te Mana o te Wai and how does it impact farmers?

Te Mana o te Wai underpins the National Policy for Freshwater Management announced in August and this concept which puts the highest value on the health… Read More

Closer connections forged during lockdown

Fernside farmer Richard Stalker, who runs two dairy farms in a semi-urban area on the outskirts of Rangiora, has made closer connections with his neighbouring life-style block owners throughout the lockdown period. Read More

Inaugural OxMan triathlon attracts over 400 competitors

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Spark’s irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December. The event, which was sponsored by… Read More