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Preliminary results: Change to Waikato constituency

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:30 am | Waikato Regional Council

Saturday’s votes have been counted and signal a change is possible to one of the two councillors elected to the Waikato general constituency. Fred Lichtwark is now leading Keith Holmes by 38 votes for Waikato Regional Council. However, special votes ... More >>

Six new councillors elected to Waikato Regional Council

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 3:32 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Progress results: Six new councillors elected to Waikato Regional Council Waikato Regional Council has six new councillors according to progress results received by 2.30pm today in the 2019 local government elections. However, just 37 votes separate ... More >>

Review panel being established for regional development fund

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 12:26 pm | Waikato Regional Council

An independent review panel is being set up by Waikato Regional Council to assess four applications to its regional development fund. More >>

Field day to help farmers manage soil loss

Monday, 30 September 2019, 3:00 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Farmers, rural professionals and landowners are being encouraged to attend a field day to hear ideas on pole planting and mitigating the loss of sediment. More >>

Strong partnerships help achieve more for Waikato region

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:28 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has signed off on a successful year in which a focus on strong partnerships has helped to deliver more for the region’s communities. More >>

Waikato Regional Council welcomes national water report

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 5:05 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has welcomed the Auditor-General’s national report and the acknowledgment of the genuine and ongoing efforts of regional councils to manage fresh water. The report looks at the challenges and opportunities of managing freshwater ... More >>

Regional council’s digital team ‘the best’

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 12:44 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s digital team has taken a top honour at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) awards ceremony in Christchurch overnight. More >>

Wanted: sightings of pasture destroying, big, black bird

Monday, 16 September 2019, 1:54 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Landowners are being asked to report rook sightings for targeted pest control before the non-native, large black bird becomes a problem on farms. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:58 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:53 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Waikato CAN change with the climate

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:22 am | Waikato Regional Council

A Waikato climate change summit in Hamilton later this month is setting the stage for activists and academics, student leaders, council candidates and community groups to work together on actions to plan, adapt and thrive in a changing climate. More >>

Planning fertiliser use in spring

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:35 am | Waikato Regional Council

With a refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management around the corner, there is increasing pressure for farmers to improve nutrient management in their farming systems. More >>

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:10 pm | Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties. More >>

Stop work meeting Wednesday disrupts Hamilton bus passenger

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 11:32 am | Waikato Regional Council

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted between 9.30am and 1.30pm tomorrow (Wednesday, 28 August) due to a stop work meeting for bus drivers. More >>

Funding confirmation an investment in Waikato communities

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 11:55 am | Waikato Regional Council

Confirmation of central government funding for vital Hamilton-Auckland passenger rail infrastructure is an investment in making the Waikato a better place to live. More >>

Funding restrictions threaten protection of national taonga

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 11:37 am | Waikato Regional Council

Kauri can be saved, but a Government decision not to provide funding this year for a national programme looks to threaten work to protect our regional and national taonga. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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