Water races

The Council operates a water race network supplying stockwater to farmers on land between the Ashley (Rakahuri) and the Waimakariri Rivers, and east of Burnt Hill and Oxford and west of Rangiora and Eyreton.

Stockwater levels of service

Providing a reliable source of stockwater to approximately 1510 properties through a 791 kilometre network of races, managed under contract by Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd.