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Dairy farms using same amount of water as 60 million people

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:25 am | Ropere Consulting

Using Dairy NZ numbers, economist Peter Fraser and agricultural consultant Dr Alison Dewes calculate the water consumption of New Zealand dairy farms is equivalent to the residential use of 60 million people. More >>

Irrigation New Zealand's 'facts' fail to pass muster

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 2:50 pm | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal - Rōpere Consulting, and long time critic of the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme, responds to the newspaper advertisements where Irrigation NZ attempts to "'dam' Ruataniwha myths". More >>

Playing the person rather than playing the ball

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 2:45 pm | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal - Rōpere Consulting, and author of the Fish and Game commissioned report Economic Review of Wairarapa Water's Application for Stage 2 (Feasibility) Funding from the Irrigation Acceleration Fund expressed dismay regarding the behaviour ... More >>

MPI scores own goal over botched funding critique

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 4:30 pm | Ropere Consulting

Ministry for Primary Industry scores own goal over botched funding critique for proposed Wairarapa Dams More >>

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Thursday, 31 March 2016, 4:35 pm | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, principal at Rōpere Consulting, commends the Wairarapa Leaders' Tour scheduled for Friday 1st April, hosted by Wairarapa Water User Project (WWUP) and showcasing the use of water to produce high-value products while creating employment ... More >>

Those damn dams are all about Dairying, Prime Minister

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:31 am | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal - Rōpere Consulting, responds to the Prime Minister’s statements made on Morning Report on Monday 14 March that the proposed Wairarapa water storage schemes and controversial Ruataniwha dam are ‘more than just dairy’. More >>

Long Shadows Cast Over Proposed Wairarapa Dams

Friday, 11 March 2016, 10:57 am | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal - Rōpere Consulting, attended the highly successful Farming for the Future Conference held at the Carterton Events Centre on Tuesday, March 8; where he presented a seminar highlighting some of the key problems facing the dairy ... More >>

Beware of False Profits

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:26 am | Ropere Consulting

In a long winded and meandering media release (IrrigationNZ, 17 June 2015), Andrew Curtis, Chief Executive of IrrigationNZ, hit back at recent criticism of the Wairarapa Water Users Project’s (WWUP) proposed Tividale and Back Creek water storage schemes ... More >>

Ruataniwha: Free Assistance Offered to the Fed’s Will Foley

Friday, 7 November 2014, 11:28 am | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal, Rōpere Consulting, is extending an offer of assistance to Will Foley, Federated Farmers Hawke’s Bay Provincial President, who released a somewhat cryptic media statement yesterday afternoon. More >>

The Ruataniwha Scheme: a Penny for the Guy?

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:31 pm | Ropere Consulting

Peter Fraser, Principal, Rōpere Consulting, attended the ‘It’s Now or Never’ presentation held in Waipawa last night. The presentation was organised by Federated Farmers and Irrigation New Zealand and sought to provide farmers with information ... More >>

 

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