Story: Irrigation and drainage

Irrigated land

Irrigated land

This map shows how much land is irrigated in different regions of New Zealand. There is far more irrigation in the drier eastern areas.

Using this item

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Source: Statistics New Zealand

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - Regional characteristics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/19597/irrigated-land (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008