Waimakariri Zone Committee seeks new members

Dairy farmer and farm environmental consultant David Ashby joined the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee to encourage fellow farmers to consider the environment when making decisions on-farm. Read More

Technology boosts efficiency and enhances environment

Making informed decisions using technology has created more productive land use for farms while reducing their environmental impact, according to Eyrewell farmer Mike Smith. When Mike… Read More

New fertigation trial will examine its effects on nutrient losses

A new project to trial the use of fertigation – which could help reduce nitrogen leaching on farms – is now underway. Pāmu (formerly Landcorp) is… Read More

Biodiversity boost proposed for Burgess’s Stream

Burgess’s Stream, near Eyreton, has been identified as a focus area for the first stage of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited’s (WIL) biodiversity project which is designed to… Read More

Michelle Maginness tells her story

Eyrewell dairy farmer Michelle Maginness is passionate about bringing rural and urban residents closer together through understanding and communication. Connecting people with different lifestyles is vital… Read More