Information Memorandum issued for Wrights Road Storage project

On Tuesday 11th May, Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) sent an Information Memorandum outlining the proposal to construct the Wrights Road Storage Ponds to all WIL shareholders.

WIL commissioned a range of in-depth specialist reports which formed the business case for the proposal and excerpts of these reports are contained in the Information Memorandum.

The Wrights Road Storage Ponds will create surety of water supply for all shareholders and provides a secure outlook for the future of the Scheme, especially in relation to ongoing environmental and legislative proposals and climate change scenarios.

Location of the proposed Wrights Road Storage Ponds.

WIL’s Board is recommending that Shareholders vote in favour of a motion to finalise the business case for the construction of the Wrights Road Storage Ponds at a special shareholder meeting which will be held on 14th June. The Board believes that these ponds will create a more reliable water supply for all Shareholders in the cooperative.

Our team of specialist advisors and board members will be available to answer any questions you have and to provide additional information at the upcoming drop-in sessions listed below:

West Eyreton Hall
Wednesday 19 May 1-3pm

Cust Community Centre, Main Hall
Thursday 20 May 1-3pm

Oxford Town Hall, A&P Room
Friday 21 May 1-3pm and 6-8pm

If you are unable to attend one of the above sessions and would like further information, please contact WIL CEO Brent Walton by phone on 022-086-9986 or by email –