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Water in Canterbury – our vital resource

Discussion at the forum will include 'The stewardship of our vital resource' and 'Reducing environmental impacts of dairy farming' amongst other related topics to Canterbury water resources and uses.

Speakers include 

  • Tom Lambie, Councillor, ECan
  • Professor Sir Tipene O’Regan, Ngai Tahu Research Centre
  • Professor Richard McDowell, Lincoln University
  • Stefanie Rixecker, Director of Science, ECan
  • Dr John Quinn, Chief Scientist, NIWA
  • John Bright, Managing Director, Aqualinc Research Ltd
  • Mark Fitzpatrick, Business Manager, Ravensdown Environmental
  • Dr David Chapman, Principal Scientist, DairyNZ
  • Professor Keith Cameron, Lincoln University
  • Andrew Curtis, CEO, Irrigation New Zealand
  • Dr Steve Thomas, Soil Scientist, Plant & Food Research
  • Craige MacKenzie, Farmer


New Zealand Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Science


Stewart 1, Lincoln University, Ellesmere Junction Rd, Lincoln, Canterbury 7647

9:00am Wed 24 October, 2018 - 5:00pm Wed 24 October, 2018