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Healthy Rivers recommends proposed plan change for rivers

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:13 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A committee made up of river iwi governors and Waikato regional councillors has agreed to recommend a proposed plan change for the Waikato and Waipa rivers to the regional council for consideration. More >>

Important decisions due for Waikato and Waipa river plans

Friday, 2 September 2016, 10:49 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Important decision times are approaching for a groundbreaking, multi-million dollar regional plan change process aimed at restoring and protecting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers. More >>

Milestone reached on Waikato and Waipa rivers restoration

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 9:26 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. More >>

More than 1000 involved in rivers workshops and survey

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:23 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

More than 1000 stakeholders and members of the public have now been involved in workshops and an online survey related to the project aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers. The workshops and survey were part of the Waikato Regional ... More >>

Major benefits as well as costs in rivers clean up

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 11:52 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A new report outlines how there will be extensive benefits as well as costs from work to restore and protect the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers under the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai project. And a second ... More >>

Hundreds turn out for rivers protection workshops

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 4:13 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

More than 300 people have turned out for workshops in recent weeks on how to better restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers. “The turnout at the stakeholder workshop and two subsequent public workshops held so far indicate clearly the community’s ... More >>

Be part of water quality solution

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 4:49 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Waikato residents are invited to help finalise recommended ways of restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers. More >>

Models look at costs of improving water quality

Friday, 25 September 2015, 11:44 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A group of technical experts has produced computer models of the land use and management changes potentially required to achieve water quality targets for the Waikato and Waipa rivers, and their tributaries. More >>

Leading edge rivers’ protection work enters fresh phases

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 9:21 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Bacteria that can make people sick, water clarity, the build-up of algae, and nutrients are to be targetted as part of work to protect and restore the Waikato and Waipā rivers. More >>

Public input helps rivers project progress

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 8:04 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

The ground-breaking project to protect and restore the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been getting valuable public input. More >>

Wai Ora drop in session for north Waikato

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 1:52 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

An extra public drop in session is to be held in Tuakau on Tuesday 5 May so that people in north Waikato have another chance to learn about a project aimed at protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers. More >>

Rivers support health of Waikato tourism

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:30 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

The importance of the Waikato and Waipa rivers to the region’s tourism sector has been emphasised at a workshop for a key project designed to protect and restore the waterways. The comments came at the latest Collaborative Stakeholder Group (CSG) ... More >>

Rural and urban sectors engaged in rivers process

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:03 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Sheep and beef farmers and Hamilton city’s water and wastewater treatment plants have both been involved recently with the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai process aimed at protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers. More >>

Rivers group starts community field trips

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:09 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A multi-stakeholder group working on ways to protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers has begun a series of field trips to help them understand the wider community’s issues and perspectives. More >>

Views align on rivers health

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 11:51 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A ground-breaking collaboration designed to help protect the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers has got off to a very encouraging start with signs that a wide range of sectors share similar values. More >>

Technical experts line up to help water quality

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 5:19 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

A high-calibre group of experts has been appointed to help provide crucial information on the way forward for managing water quality in the Waikato and Waipa river catchments. More >>

Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora workshops underway

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:36 am | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora workshops underway The initial work of a group tasked with helping find solutions to key water quality issues in Waikato has been very positive, says the group’s interim chair Bill Wasley. More >>

Collaboration over restoring and protecting rivers

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 4:52 pm | Healthy Rivers - Plan for Change

Collaboration with a range of stakeholder groups is to be a key feature of new moves to protect and restore the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers, under the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora He Rautaki Whakapaipai project. More >>

 

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