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$1 million-plus from disaster reserve helps fix flood damage

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:28 pm | Waikato Regional Council

$1 million-plus from disaster reserve helps fix flood damage More than $1 million from the Waikato Regional Council disaster reserve fund is being used to help fix rainfall and flood-related damage caused by the three major weather systems that ... More >>

New zone plan for Taupō catchment

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 1:53 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A new high-level plan to guide Waikato Regional Council’s work to promote a healthy catchment in the crucial Lake Taupō zone has been approved by the integrated catchment management committee today. More >>

Dairy conversion attracts large fine

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 9:09 am | Waikato Regional Council

A Waikato dairy farming company has received seven convictions and been fined a total of $52,500 for discharging dairy effluent into the environment and breaching council abatement notices ordering a halt to unlawful discharges. More >>

Updated growth ‘blueprint’ open for submissions

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 4:18 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Updated growth ‘blueprint’ open for submissions A blueprint for growth and development in Hamilton and the Waipa and Waikato districts over the next 30 years has been released for public feedback. Known as the “settlement pattern”, it is the cornerstone ... More >>

Healthy Rivers Wai Ora info at Fieldays

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:43 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Landowners in the Waipā and Waikato river catchments are being urged to visit Waikato Regional Council at Fieldays to understand what’s currently on the table as part of Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1. More >>

Regional council supporting Fieldays bus services

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:20 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is supporting Fieldays in its provision of free bus services to and from the iconic annual agricultural event which starts next week. More >>

Annual plan outlines steps for progress

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 1:30 pm | Waikato Regional Council

An annual plan work programme detailing further significant steps towards greater prosperity and environmental health in the Waikato region has been formally adopted today. More >>

Bus survey seeks views on north Hamilton bus opportunities

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 9:35 am | Waikato Regional Council

Public views are being sought on how best to improve bus services to the fast-growing Flagstaff, Huntington and Rototuna areas of north Hamilton. More >>

Healthy Rivers submissions available online

Monday, 29 May 2017, 3:15 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Just over 1000 submissions made on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 are now available online for people to read. More >>

Repair work to damaged roads ramped up

Friday, 26 May 2017, 3:28 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Koheroa Road in Mercer was badly damaged by April’s storms. Work is due to start next week to re-open the road to the public as soon as possible. More >>

Fine for South Waikato earthworks company

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:53 am | Waikato Regional Council

A South Waikato contracting company has been convicted and fined $19,000 for carrying out illegal earthworks on a farming property in Okoroire. More >>

Managing risks during big annual stock shift

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:07 am | Waikato Regional Council

Recent finds of myrtle rust and the pest plant velvetleaf in the Waikato region underline why it’s crucial for farmers to take precautions as they move stock and equipment at this time of year. More >>

Clarity needed in water discussion

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:31 am | Waikato Regional Council

A couple of myths need correction over the proposed plan change for cleaning up the Waikato and Waipa rivers, namely that the proposal seeks to “protect” intensive farming and that this idea is Waikato Regional Council’s fault. More >>

Pirongia kokako project getting funding from council

Friday, 19 May 2017, 1:18 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A project aimed at restoring North Island kokako to the Pirongia Forest Park is being backed by a $110,000 grant from Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Regional council supports Waiwhakareke planting

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:01 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Nearly $315,000 is due to be provided over four years for further planting at the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park in Hamilton. More >>

Council committee supports fresh look at commuter rail

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:00 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is a party to a fresh examination of establishing a commuter rail service between Hamilton and Auckland. More >>

Council committee supports fresh look at commuter rail

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 2:36 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is a party to a fresh examination of establishing a commuter rail service between Hamilton and Auckland. More >>

Regional council watching Piako River levels closely

Saturday, 13 May 2017, 8:18 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Regional council watching Piako River levels closely Waikato Regional Council is alerting farmers and others in the Piako River catchment that river levels are high and rising after significant recent rain but that the flood management system is ... More >>

Council watching rain and river levels closely

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 1:41 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s hazards team is urging the region’s residents to be alert for heavy downpours from this afternoon intotomorrow. More >>

Waikouaiti watermains to be renewed

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12:51 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 11 May 2017) – Work will be starting soon on a project to replace almost 5km of old and poorly performing water pipes in Waikouaiti. More >>

 

 

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