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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 >>

Effluent over the edge attracts fine for Ondaedge Farms

Friday, 28 June 2019, 9:45 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato farmer Aaron John Miller, and his company Ondaedge Farms Ltd, have been convicted and fined for unlawfully discharging dairy effluent into the environment. More >>

Quality of life in Waikato overall positive, but dropping

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:17 pm | Waikato Regional Council

While Waikato people rate their overall quality of life positively, the numbers have continued to drop over the past decade, says a Waikato Regional Council report released today. More >>

Council sticks to the plan

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1:28 pm | Waikato Regional Council

For 2019/20, Waikato Regional Council has stuck closely to the programme it signalled in its long term plan adopted in June last year. More >>

Three companies fined for blasting operation

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:12 am | Waikato Regional Council

Three companies have been convicted and fined a total of $103,330 for unlawful earthworks relating to tracking activities and a blasting operation on a dry stock farm near Te Anga. More >>

Significant loss of nitrogen in winter

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:32 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nitrogen plays an important role in increasing the pasture and crop yields helping to fill the feed gaps. When used strategically, nitrogen is effective in synthesis of proteins in both plants and animals. Nitrogen is also an essential component of ... More >>

Council gives hazards portal sneak peek at Fieldays

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 9:38 am | Waikato Regional Council

Visitors to Waikato Regional Council’s Fieldays stand will get to trial the new Regional Hazards Portal. More >>

Good Gypsy Day planning key to preventing pest plant spread

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:42 am | Waikato Regional Council

Farmers are being urged to do their bit to protect farms from damaging pest plants by ensuring machinery, vehicles and equipment have been cleaned ahead of Gypsy Day. More >>

Government funding injection a ‘game changer’ for Waikato

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:35 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has welcomed news of a multi-million dollar government injection into a programme that will lift the region’s productivity potential. More >>

New hope for infected kauri on Coromandel Peninsula

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:06 am | Waikato Regional Council

A treatment programme now being rolled out on Waikato’s Coromandel Peninsula is bringing new hope to trees infected with kauri dieback. More >>

Oil spill exercise at Raglan

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 1:42 pm | Waikato Regional Council

There will be more than the usual action at Raglan Wharf next week, with Waikato Regional Council staff to be engaged in a five-hour marine oil spill exercise. More >>



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