PDP report on WIL’s minimum flow site

This May 2020 report by PDP investigates the option of changing the minimum flow measuring site from OHB to Otarama and the impact this could have… Read More

ZONE 2 STOCK WATER CLOSURE

Maintenance works are being undertaken in ZONE 2 on Thursday 11th June 2020. Water will be turned off mid-day today and resume on Friday morning. Jamie… Read More

BROWNS ROCK IRRIGATION WATER RE-OPENED

This message is recorded at midday Friday 22nd May 2020. ECAN have set the irrigation flow for the Waimakariri River @ 53.2 cumec for tomorrow and… Read More

CLOSURE FOR INTAKE WORKS STARTING MONDAY 18th MAY 2020

The shut down will commence Monday morning 18th May and we anticipate resuming stock water flow through the old intake the same day, although flows may… Read More

PENDING CLOSURE FOR INTAKE WORKS STARTING MONDAY 11th MAY 2020

Repairs are required at the intake caused by the December 2019 floods. In order to carry out this work the river must be diverted away from… Read More

June 15, 2020

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
January 5, 2020

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
December 19, 2019

Commitment to change lifts audit grades

A willingness to proactively improve farming practices has seen 89 per cent of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders achieve an A or B Farm Environment Plan (FEP) audit during the 2018/19 season; an increase of 21 percent from the 2016/17 season. Read More
December 12, 2019

Sponsorship boosts Cust School’s agricultural event

Students at Cust School enjoyed hands on learning at their recent agricultural day thanks to a community sponsorship initiative by Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL). Read More