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Regional council’s digital team ‘the best’

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 12:44 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s digital team has taken a top honour at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) awards ceremony in Christchurch overnight. More >>

Wanted: sightings of pasture destroying, big, black bird

Monday, 16 September 2019, 1:54 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Landowners are being asked to report rook sightings for targeted pest control before the non-native, large black bird becomes a problem on farms. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:58 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:53 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Waikato CAN change with the climate

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:22 am | Waikato Regional Council

A Waikato climate change summit in Hamilton later this month is setting the stage for activists and academics, student leaders, council candidates and community groups to work together on actions to plan, adapt and thrive in a changing climate. More >>

Planning fertiliser use in spring

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:35 am | Waikato Regional Council

With a refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management around the corner, there is increasing pressure for farmers to improve nutrient management in their farming systems. More >>

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:10 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties. More >>

Stop work meeting Wednesday disrupts Hamilton bus passenger

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 11:32 am | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted between 9.30am and 1.30pm tomorrow (Wednesday, 28 August) due to a stop work meeting for bus drivers. More >>

Funding confirmation an investment in Waikato communities

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 11:55 am | Waikato Regional Council

Confirmation of central government funding for vital Hamilton-Auckland passenger rail infrastructure is an investment in making the Waikato a better place to live. More >>

Funding restrictions threaten protection of national taonga

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 11:37 am | Waikato Regional Council

Kauri can be saved, but a Government decision not to provide funding this year for a national programme looks to threaten work to protect our regional and national taonga. More >>

27 people nominated, 2 elected unopposed to Council

Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:10 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Two candidates have been elected unopposed to Waikato Regional Council, with the remaining 12 councillors to be decided by voters. In total, 27 nominations were received for Waikato Regional Council seats in six general and two Māori constituencies in ... More >>

Pirongia kōkako project gets funding from regional council

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:39 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A grant for almost $300,000 has been given the green light by Waikato Regional Council for work aimed at ensuring the viability of the North Island Kōkako on Mt Pirongia. More >>

Prime Hamilton East land sold to local charity

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:19 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has sold its last remaining Hamilton East site to local charity, Wise Group. More >>

Weather a reminder of need for flood protection asset

Monday, 12 August 2019, 8:21 am | Waikato Regional Council

Paeroa turned on the weather to remind its residents of the need for flood infrastructure when Waikato Regional Council showed off the town’s new floodgates today (Sunday, 11 August). More >>

“Bold leadership” needed for the Waikato

Friday, 2 August 2019, 6:57 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Big issues will require bold leadership over the next three years to ensure the best for the people of the mighty Waikato. More >>

Seasonal monitoring of high risk dairy farms

Friday, 2 August 2019, 4:05 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is set to kick-off its 2019/20 monitoring of dairy farms next week, with a continued focus on high risk farms. More >>

Regional council to show off Paeroa’s new floodgates

Friday, 2 August 2019, 9:50 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is holding an open day on 11 August, 9am-11am, to demonstrate how the mechanical gates work and talk about why they are so important to protect the community. More >>

Waikato: Free buses for people with disabilities

Monday, 29 July 2019, 9:05 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Applications open this week for free buses for people with disabilities Do you have a disability that means you are unable to drive? Would free bus travel help you become more independent and enable easier access to employment, study, healthcare and social ... More >>

Stop work meeting Friday disrupts Hamilton bus passengers

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 7:35 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Stop work meeting Friday disrupts Hamilton bus passengers Hamilton bus services will be disrupted between 9am and 1pm tomorrow (Friday, 26 July) due to a stop work meeting for bus drivers. First Union members have given notice to Go Bus Transport ... More >>

Help to carve out the Waikato’s future

Friday, 19 July 2019, 4:49 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The doors to local democracy have opened today (Friday, 19 July) for people who wish to stand for Waikato Regional Council. More >>

 

 

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