Stopping further funding of irrigation schemes


There’s a number of irrigation infrastructure projects under development around the country in both the north and south islands.

Vast majority are multi-purpose & provide for irrigation, town & stock water supply and most also address historic environmental issues such as over allocation of water or river clean-up. The REX team chat to Andrew Curtis the Chief Executive of Irrigation New Zealand.

Rural Exchange with Hamish McKay, Sarah Perriam and Richard Loe, 5-7am Saturday and Sunday on RadioLIVE with Carter’s Tyre Service. Click here for all the ways to watch and listen.