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Waikato agreement with Hamilton City Libraries to end

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 1:34 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Agreement with Hamilton City Libraries ending 30 September – Waikato District Council to reinvest money into service that will benefits all its residents More >>

Waikato doing well, but room for improvement: report

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:40 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato region has relatively affordable housing, better life satisfaction and an above average percentage of te reo Māori speakers, but could be doing better in a number of other areas. More >>

Public urged to report sightings of wild rabbit carcasses

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:30 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is urging residents to report any sightings of wild rabbit carcasses in areas where the RHDV1 K5 virus was released in April. More >>

Sunday’s weather system may affect low-lying coastal areas

Friday, 13 July 2018, 11:07 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is monitoring a weather system which has the potential to affect some of the region’s low-lying coastal areas on Sunday. More >>

My Waikato app encourages participation in river clean-up

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:58 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato River Authority is using a Waikato Regional Council mobile app to get people engaged with the clean-up of the river. More >>

Final Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora hearings commissioner appointed

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:07 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Final Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora hearings commissioner appointed The fifth and final independent hearings commissioner has been appointed to the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Plan Change 1 hearings panel. It is Greg Ryder, a Dunedin-based director ... More >>

Plan forecasts $5.7 billion spend on regional transport

Friday, 29 June 2018, 2:33 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The 2018 update to the Waikato Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-2045, adopted by Waikato Regional Council yesterday, will see the Waikato Expressway completed to Cambridge – the region’s long standing top transport priority. More >>

Waikato Council Targets Grossly Undersized Effluent Storage

Friday, 29 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Nineteen per cent of Waikato farms have “grossly undersized” effluent storage and Waikato regional councillors have backed a plan aimed at bringing them in line. More >>

10 year plan supports a sustainable future for the Waikato

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 9:23 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato regional councillors have this week adopted a 10 year plan that supports a sustainable future for the region, where the environment, economy and communities all thrive. More >>

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 >>



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