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Irrigation Schemes; the problem or the solution?

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Blinc Workshop

Lincoln University Campus

Lincoln University, Canterbury 7674

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Join us to hear from MHV Water CEO, Mel Brooks providing an overview of MHV’s vision, projects and developments in irrigation innovation.

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MHV Water is an irrigation co-operative that prides themselves on delivering sustainable solutions for local communities. Focussing on innovation, strength and organisational efficiencies, MHV is committed to ensuring environmentally and economically sustainable water is available for future generations.

Join us to hear from MHV Water CEO, Mel Brooks as she provides an overview of MHV’s vision, strategy, projects and how the role of irrigation schemes is evolving in New Zealand.

The B.linc VIBE event series is an opportunity to hear from one of the wider Lincoln precinct companies about their business and to touch base, reconnect and build connections across the precinct.

Tuesday 13th October

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Blinc Workshop

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About the Speaker

Mel Brooks

As Chief Executive of MHV Water, and a trustee on the Hekeao Hinds Water Enhancement Trust, which governs the Managed Aquifer Recharge and Targeted Stream Augmentation trials in Mid Canterbury, Mel is acutely aware of the responsibility that comes with the use of our water resources. She is incredibly proud of the role MHV Water play in supporting the catchment for improved water quality outcomes. MHV Water is one of the largest irrigation schemes in NZ and owns the infrastructure which delivers water to over 50,000 hectares of farmland and manages the environmental compliance for their 206 farmer shareholders.

Prior to leading the MHV Water team Mel spent over 18 years in the financial services industry, both in NZ and abroad, spanning roles within business banking, finance brokering, corporate finance, and leadership.

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4.00pm - Networking and Drinks

4.15pm - Presentation from Mel Brooks

4:45pm - Q&A Session

5.00pm - Networking

5.30pm - Event finishes

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