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Transport Committee seeks lower rural speed limits

Monday, 25 June 2018, 11:20 am | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato Regional Transport Committee is seeking government support to reduce the speed limit on Waikato rural roads from 100kmh to 80-90kmh. More >>

Sixth kauri dieback site found on Coromandel Peninsula

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:45 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A disease that kills mighty kauri trees has been found in forest on a private property at Tairua, on the Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato Regional Council has confirmed. More >>

Council commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 4:14 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Certification reflects council commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions Waikato Regional Council is doing its bit to support New Zealand’s move to a low carbon economy by publicly committing to reduce its carbon footprint and work with others ... More >>

Interactive tool launched by regional council helps farmers

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 4:11 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Interactive tool launched by regional council to help farmers An interactive tool specially designed to help farmers mitigate common risks on-farm is being launched by Waikato Regional Council at this year’s National Fieldays at Mystery Creek. More >>

Contribution to Thames Valley Drainage Area Recognised

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:10 am | Waikato Regional Council

Drainage was the key to turning land into productive pasture when Hauraki Plains farmer, Ian Coombe, was first elected to Thames Valley Drainage Committee. More >>

Leader in farm plans hosts Environment Minister for launch

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 9:28 am | Waikato Regional Council

Without a vision or a farm environment plan, it won’t happen, reckons Waikato sheep and beef farmer Bill Garland. More >>

Stream bank management critical

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:44 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Last year, a survey was conducted on soil stability and disturbance for the Waikato region using aerial photography taken in 2012. More >>

More submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:43 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has received 61 submissions on the recently notified variation to Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1. More >>

Waikato report on deprivation an ‘eye opener’

Monday, 28 May 2018, 11:08 am | Waikato Regional Council

Areas within the Waikato region rank among the most deprived areas in New Zealand, according to a Waikato report on the new Index of Multiple Deprivation. More >>

A new era in resource management for Lake Taupō

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:39 am | Waikato Regional Council

A ceremony today celebrates the landmark addition to the joint management agreement (JMA) between the Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board and Waikato Regional Council, which will see the parties working closely together over Taupō Waters. More >>

Fleet Day 2018 helps reduce risk for company drivers

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:03 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Fleet managers from across the region will tomorrow learn from industry experts how to get staff to drive company vehicles like they own them. More >>

Hamilton bus service disruption Monday morning

Sunday, 13 May 2018, 6:33 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow morning due to industrial action by bus drivers. More >>

$55,000 in fines and further warning to industry from Judge

Friday, 27 April 2018, 11:15 am | Waikato Regional Council

A dairy farming company and an earthworks company have each been convicted and fined for carrying out illegal earthworks in the Mangakaeo Stream, near Ōtorohanga. More >>

Council committed to improving freshwater fish migration

Friday, 20 April 2018, 9:45 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is optimistic new national fish friendly guidelines announced this week will be accompanied by Government and research institute investment in solutions to this increasingly challenging issue. More >>

Hefty fine for ‘woefully inadequate’ effluent management

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:34 am | Waikato Regional Council

A Te Kowhai dairy farmer has been convicted and fined $35,625 in the Hamilton District Court for allowing large volumes of dairy effluent to overflow into the environment. More >>

Cambridge earthworks company fined $19,000

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 9:02 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is urging earthworks contracting companies to be vigilant with their environmental obligations after a Cambridge company was convicted and fined $19,125 for sediment discharges into a Tamahere stream near Hamilton. More >>

Wintering practices important

Monday, 16 April 2018, 3:51 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The weather already this year has been a mixed bag of wet and dry. The winter season is now around the corner and who knows what that will bring! More >>

Spaces for community appointees on council subcommittees

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:40 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Spaces open for community appointees on council subcommittees Nominations have opened today for positions on the region’s catchment and drainage subcommittees, giving members of the public a chance to directly inform Waikato Regional Council decisions ... More >>

Kawe Kōrero app scoops top award at SOLGM awards

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:35 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Katahi anō ka whakaihuwaka te taupānga o Kawe Kōrero i ngā tohu SOLGM More >>

Submissions open on variation to Healthy Rivers plan change

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 4:38 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Submissions on a variation to the plan to improve the health of the Waikato and Waipā rivers have opened today. The public will have until Wednesday 23 May to make a submission on the variation. Further information, including the feedback form, is available ... More >>

 

 

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