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Waimakariri News

This is a repository of articles first published by the Waimak App

OxMan triathlon participants take part in the swimming section of the event.

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Spark’s irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December.

Eyrewell farmer Scott Evans (left) chats with environmental consultant Paul Reese during a Farm Environment Plan (FEP) audit. Scott has received A and B audit grades for his farms.

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.

Loburn School and Peppertree Preschool were awarded Enviroschool certificates last week in recognition of their work inspiring future generations to be environmentally minded.

Year 2 student Amelie Bell with her pet lamb at Cust School’s agricultural day which was sponsored by WIL.

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

Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō Makarini Rupene is working with Waimakariri residents to help improve cultural values for land and waterways.

Life has turned full circle for Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō (mahinga kai facilitator) Makarini Rupene as he moves his focus from Kaikōura to the Waimakariri area where he grew up and still lives today.