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Thieves target Piako-Waihou flood protection steel

Friday, 2 November 2018, 3:09 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Brazen thieves have been stealing steel from Waikato Regional Council’s Lower Piako floodgates in the Hauraki Plains. More >>

Applications open for certified farm nutrient advisors

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 4:05 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has this week opened for applications from rural professionals wanting to be certified farm nutrient advisors (CFNA). It’s an important next step as the council works to implement Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional ... More >>

Skipper of overturned boat did “everything right”

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 3:51 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council harbourmasters have praised the actions of a skipper whose boat overturned at Port Waikato over the weekend, saying he saved the lives of all on board. More >>

Strike action tomorrow disrupts Hamilton bus passengers

Monday, 22 October 2018, 10:33 am | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow morning due to industrial action by bus drivers. First Union members have given notice to Go Bus Transport that they will strike from 5am until 9am (Tuesday, 22 October). However, the effects of the ... More >>

Strike action tomorrow disrupts Hamilton bus passengers

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 1:43 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Strike action tomorrow disrupts Hamilton bus passengers Hamilton bus services will be disrupted during the day tomorrow due to industrial action by bus drivers. First Union members have given notice to Go Bus Transport that they will strike from 9.30am ... More >>

Farmers help ensure community safety in flood prone areas

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:30 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Farmers play a major role in helping Waikato Regional Council protect communities living in or near flood protection schemes. More >>

Healthy Rivers Wai Ora hearings panel

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:29 am | Waikato Regional Council

The Healthy Rivers Wai Ora hearings panel will be holding a series of information forums in November on the economic and science modelling used in developing the proposed new rules. More >>

Pare Hauraki iwi authorised to apply for fish farming

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 4:27 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato is on track to establish the North Island’s first offshore fin fish farm which will be for a new commercial species – kingfish. More >>

Strike action tomorrow morning a disruption

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 12:11 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow morning due to industrial action by bus drivers. More >>

Awards recognise ‘above and beyond’ best practice

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:35 am | Waikato Regional Council

An awards ceremony this week has recognised contracting earthworks companies, their staff and sub-contractors who have gone above and beyond best practice when it comes to protecting the environment and controlling discharges into our waterways. More >>

Seven wāhine toa win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 6:19 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Seven young wāhine passionate about the taiao (environment), pūtaiao (sciences) and Te ao Māori have received scholarships at a special ceremony in Kirikiriroa (Hamilton) today. More >>

Scholarship helps student with studies

Monday, 3 September 2018, 4:27 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Former Matamata College student Russell Wenzlick has won a Waikato Regional Council scholarship to help with his university studies. More >>

Councils to collaborate to improve water management

Friday, 31 August 2018, 1:32 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Nine councils, including Waikato Regional Council, have agreed to progress a strategic business case to identify best practice in all water activities. More >>

Strike action tomorrow a disruption for Hamilton

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3:25 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow due to industrial action by bus drivers. More >>

Draft Regional Public Transport Plan an “aspirational plan”

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 12:28 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council adopted the Draft Waikato Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-28 (RPTP) at a special meeting on Tuesday, 21 August. More >>

Investment fund returns $1.3 million better than expected

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 9:34 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s investment fund return has come in more than $1.3 million better than expected for the last financial year. More >>

Call for further submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:10 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is now inviting further submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Plan Change 1 and Variation 1 to Proposed Plan Change 1. More >>

Final stage of mangrove removal to start in Whangamatā

Friday, 17 August 2018, 2:19 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is starting the final stage of mangrove removal work, which it has resource consent for, in Whangamatā. More >>

Student scholarship for noted conservationist

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 5:13 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Noted Whenuakite farmer, the late Arthur Hinds, is to have a Work Placement Scholarship established in his honour by the Department of Conservation and Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Another hefty fine for dairy pollution

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 1:55 pm | Waikato Regional Council

An Ōtorohanga farmer has been convicted and fined a total of $57,000 for discharging dairy effluent into the environment. This hefty fine comes within a week of a $41,000 fine imposed on a Reporoa farmer, also for dairy pollution. More >>

   

 

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