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The One Waikato Supercity Agenda

Monday, 2 September 2013, 10:39 am | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

Waikato local government is on the verge of major change, with Hamilton fast approaching the front of the queue on inevitable council amalgamations. Earlier this week, at a closed-door “leadership” event, representatives of Government, the Property ... More >>

Last Gulp for Hamilton Fluoride

Saturday, 11 May 2013, 1:37 pm | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

BY GEOFFREY ROBINSON and REIHANA ROBINSON As its tribunal date fast approaches, Hamilton City Council faces little choice but to turn off the tap and end its controversial practice of drinking water fluoridation once and for all. With public opinion tilting ... More >>

Fire on the Mountain

Monday, 29 April 2013, 12:44 pm | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

The Department of Conservation is attempting to break the back of New Zealand’s anti-1080 movement once and for all -- right here in the Waikato on the flanks of iconic Moehau mountain at the northern tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. More >>

Murky “Plan B” for Fish Farming

Monday, 8 April 2013, 12:16 pm | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

Waikato Regional Council is ready to bait up with a big concession to aquabusiness in its so-far frustrated bid to jump-start industrial finfish farming off the Coromandel Coast. More >>

Finfish Plan Swimming in Circles

Friday, 2 November 2012, 5:43 pm | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

The future of industrial finfish farming in the Firth of Thames is murky at best. For months, Waikato Regional Council has been stumbling over itself in an effort to please aquabusiness executives enough that a delayed tendering process for 300 ... More >>

Question Time at Ruakura

Monday, 1 October 2012, 3:06 pm | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

Hamilton City Council has put the trailer before the tractor in its rush to make district plan changes to allow a huge truck-rail freight hub, inland port, and industrial development by Tainui Group Holdings at Ruakura. More >>

“Super-Duper” City a Bad Idea

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 11:59 am | Geoffrey and Reihana Robinson

The Auckland “Super City” experiment may ultimately produce better local government. Better for business, certainly – not necessarily for regular citizens. More >>