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June 6, 2024

Connectivity key to Waimakariri biodiversity project

During the last seven years over 5000 native seedlings have been planted as part of Waimakariri Irrigation’s biodiversity project. The project was launched in 2018 after… Read More
January 22, 2024
Over 2000 plants grown for biodiversity project

Over 2000 plants grown for biodiversity project

A nursery initiative to empower Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders to grow their own native seedlings has proven successful with over 2000 plants grown during the… Read More
November 23, 2023
Sue and Peter Forbes with some of their alpacas at their lifestyle block in Eyrewell Forest

Ice cream stop leads to alpaca farm

A chance encounter after stopping for ice cream in Ashburton 18 years ago led Eyrewell Forest couple Sue and Peter Forbes to discover a passion for… Read More
November 20, 2023
Champion Clydesdale

Chance encounter creates successful venture

After spotting a Clydesdale at the 1995 Oxford A&P Show, Margo Vliet Vlieland turned to her husband Alan and told him, “I want one of those… Read More