Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Irrigation knowledge centre goes live

December 1 2010

News Release

Irrigation knowledge centre goes live

A knowledge centre launched this month by Irrigation NZ will serve as the hub for irrigation information in New Zealand.

Accessed either through the Irrigation NZ website www.irrigationnz.co.nz or directly at www.irrigationefficiency.co.nz, the centre will act as the cross sector host for reports and information currently held by a myriad of different groups, including MAF, Crown Research Institutes, and sector organisation such as the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) and Dairy NZ.

The IrrigationNZ Knowledge Centre is a continually evolving, quality information resource for all things irrigation in New Zealand.

“It offers a one-stop-shop to help irrigators, irrigation schemes and their service providers find information and tools to achieve optimum irrigation performance and profitability,” IrrigationNZ chief executive Andrew Curtis said.

Containing fact sheets, articles, presentations, reports, current research projects, practical irrigation tools, links to related websites, field days and workshops – the knowledge centre is user friendly and will be regularly updated to ensure the latest information is always available.

The centre will be the hub for all technical reports, tools that have been developed, current research, and economic analysis of irrigation.

“Quite simply it’s now the go-to-place for information on who is doing what, tools to use, technical reports and economic analysis of irrigation,” Curtis said.

Irrigation NZ designed the functionality of the knowledge centre, in conjunction with irrigators and an information technology specialist, and will be responsible for the continued population of the centre with relevant current information in conjunction with all stakeholders.

Follow the Knowledge Centre link on the IrrigationNZ website www.irrigationnz.co.nz or visit www.irrigationefficiency.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On Why Herd Immunity Isn’t A Valid Option, And What’s With Our Reluctance To Wear Masks?

Herd immunity has recently bounced back into the headlines as a tool for managing Covid-19, and as a supposed alternative to lockdowns. In the US, a group of scientists was recently brought together in the town of Great Barrington, Massachusetts by a think tank funded by the Koch brothers. The assembled scientists signed the so called Barrington Declaration, which promotes herd immunity as a rational means of re-opening US public schools and the economy at large... More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On National Being Shafted By Its Own Creation

As it licks its wounds, let’s hope the National Party can still find time to look back with some pride at what it has achieved in Epsom. The Act Party’s nationwide success on Saturday night has been a tribute to National’s foresight, and to its ... More>>

ALSO:

Green Party: 'Fruitful Discussions ... Further Discussions To Have'

The Green Party says there is a negotiation going on with the Labour Party, but there are more discussions to be had. More>>

ALSO:


Border: No Changes To Border Exemptions After Fishing Crew Test Covid-19 Positive

The cases were detected after routine day three testing but the immigration minister and air commodore agree there's no need to change border exemptions. More>>

PSA: Labour-Led Government Has Mandate For Transformation, Equality And Transparency

The Public Service Association welcomes the progressive electoral landslide New Zealand voters delivered on Saturday, and the union says its members look forward to implementing policies that reduce poverty and inequality, support affordable housing ... More>>

ALSO:


Stats NZ: New Report Shows Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Climate

Climate change is already happening in New Zealand and could have a profound impact on future generations of New Zealanders, a new report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ says. Our atmosphere and climate 2020 , released today, includes analysis ... More>>

ALSO:

Judith Collins: Obese People Must Take Responsibility For 'personal Choices'

National Party leader Judith Collins has described obesity as a weakness and says people should not 'blame systems for personal choices'. More>>

Māori Party: Poll Reveals Tamihere On Cusp Of Historic Māori Movement Election Victory

John Tamihere’s election campaign is on the rise and on track to return the Māori Party to parliament, a new Māori TV poll has revealed. The poll released on 11 October during the seventh and final Māori TV Maori Electoral campaign coverage has Tamihere ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Four-Year Terms Of Parliament, And On How The US Courts Are Dismantling Democracy

Last week, the issue of four-year parliamentary terms surfaced again. Infuriatingly, it is being discussed purely in terms of its convenience for political parties. They’d get so much more time to enact their policies, free of scrutiny or sanction by voters ... More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels