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Keep up good work on east coast marine pests

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 11:38 am | Waikato Regional Council

Boaties using Waikato’s coastal waters are being praised for their efforts to keep marine pests away from the region’s eastern coast. More >>

Healthy Rivers Wai Ora open days generate good discussion

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 9:55 am | Waikato Regional Council

About 100 farmers turned out to the first Waikato Regional Council open days in Otorohanga and Reporoa last week to discuss the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1. More >>

Partial withdrawal of Healthy Rivers Wai Ora notification

Monday, 5 December 2016, 9:26 am | Waikato Regional Council

Part of the northeast Waikato is to be withdrawn from the currently notified Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 – Waikato and Waipa River Catchments to allow for consultation with Hauraki iwi to occur. The land area of just over 120,000 hectares ... More >>

By-election for Hamilton constituency seat

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:19 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A by-election will be held next year to fill the Waikato Regional Council vacancy created by the passing of councillor Lois Livingston. More >>

Smart strategies needed for Waikato population change

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:21 am | Waikato Regional Council

Making the most of the opportunities and managing the challenges presented by Waikato’s proximity to Auckland, while planning for population shrinkage in some rural areas, is a key focus of an upcoming Waikato Regional Council-facilitated forum. More >>

Have a Go Day and Disability Expo on 6 December

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:15 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A Have a Go Day and Disability Expo in Hamilton next week will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about accessing public buses and gain other skills and advice to enable people to live the independent life they choose. More >>

Have a Go Day and Disability Expo on 6 December

Monday, 28 November 2016, 3:58 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A Have a Go Day and Disability Expo in Hamilton next week will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about accessing public buses and gain other skills and advice to enable people to live the independent life they choose. It’s being organised ... More >>

Lessons for Waikato in Kaipara tragedy

Monday, 28 November 2016, 12:15 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The weekend bar crossing tragedy on the Kaipara Harbour emphasises the need for Waikato boaties to take care crossing bars, says Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Bar crossing views crack 200,000 on YouTube alone

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:50 am | Waikato Regional Council

Views of a bar crossing safety video have now easily cracked the 200,000 mark on YouTube alone. More >>

Auckland and Waikato working together closely

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 5:34 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Auckland Council and Waikato Regional Council are committed to working together closely on a range of major cross-border issues faced by the two regions, say Auckland mayor Phil Goff and Waikato chair Alan Livingston. More >>

Regional council and community mourn Cr Lois Livingston

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:52 pm | Waikato Regional Council

With the passing of Lois Livingston, Waikato Regional Council and the wider community have lost a very passionate and committed long-standing councillor, says council chairman Alan Livingston. More >>

Healthy Rivers Wai Ora open days starting soon

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:23 pm | Waikato Regional Council

A series of informative open days is due to start shortly on the proposed regional plan change aimed at boosting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers. More >>

Raglan urged to continue conserving water

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:33 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Test results have given Raglan’s water supply the all clear so Waikato District Council can now turn the treatment plant back on and start to refill the reservoirs. More >>

Raglan residents urged to continue water conservation

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:56 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Raglan residents are to be congratulated for conserving water in recent days, but they are being asked to keep going while Waikato District Council works to remedy the situation. More >>

Raglan urged to continue boiling and conserving water

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 9:46 am | Waikato Regional Council

This morning Waikato District Council continues to ask Raglan residents to conserve and boil their water. Following the 7.5 earthquake on Monday morning, the town’s water supply was affected. Council have pumped approximately half a million cubic ... More >>

Alternate water supply available from Raglan Fire Station

Monday, 14 November 2016, 4:04 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Raglan, a reminder to only use water for drinking and boil it for a minute before you do so. Do not shower, do washing or flush the loo (only for number twos). More >>

Raglan water update

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3:08 pm | Waikato Regional Council

14 November 2016 Raglan residents asked to boil water as town water supply is turned back on Waikato District Council now requires Raglan residents to boil their drinking water for the next three days. The normally crystal clear spring that supplies the ... More >>

Call for snaps of super moon high tides

Friday, 11 November 2016, 11:34 am | Waikato Regional Council

Next week’s super moon event will bring a series of king tides on Waikato’s coasts raising high tide levels to 100-year peaks (not counting potential sea level rise due to climate change or storms). More >>

Landowners and agencies boost efforts to protect lake

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 2:07 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is working closely with local landowners and others on beefed up efforts to protect one of the region’s best functioning peat lakes, Lake Maratoto between Rukuhia and Ohaupo in Waipā district. The council has recently ... More >>

Council welcomes Healthy Rivers on farm report

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 2:04 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council says a new report testing the implications of the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 has provided useful data to inform the submission process. More >>

 

 

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