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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 >>

Prevent spread of freshwater pests this hunting season

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:45 am | Waikato Regional Council

Duck shooting season starts on Saturday, so it’s timely to remember the importance of cleaning equipment – even the dog – between waterways to avoid the spread of unwanted freshwater pests. More >>

Update: Investigations continue into foamy discharge

Monday, 29 April 2019, 2:27 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Heavy rain is likely to be responsible for flushing additional amounts of an unidentified foamy substance into the Waikato River at Hamilton this morning, says Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Waikato Regional council responds to foamy discharge

Sunday, 28 April 2019, 4:36 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council on-call staff are responding to reports of a foamy substance discharging from Hamilton’s stormwater system into the Waikato River. More >>

Farmer morale rising with new pasture growth

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 5:33 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Two days of scattered rain over the past two weeks has been enough to encourage new pasture growth, helping to raise morale amongst Waikato’s farmers. That’s the view of the Waikato Primary Industry Adverse Event Cluster core group, which ... More >>

Top water sciences student wins prize

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 1:55 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has today recognised the University of Waikato’s top water sciences student. More >>

Large fine for leaching chicken manure into river

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:12 am | Waikato Regional Council

A fertiliser company has been convicted and fined $45,000 for unlawfully discharging chicken effluent leachate into the Waitakaruru River at Maramarua in north Waikato. More >>

Total Mobility rolling out in Waipā

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:59 am | Waikato Regional Council

26 March 2019 Total Mobility rolling out in Waipā People in the Waipā district living with mobility challenges are being encouraged to register for a scheme aimed at making it easier for them to get out into the community. Total Mobility is a national ... More >>

   

 

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