Environment Waikato’s flood maintenance works have held up well over the weekend as the Coromandel was pounded by heavy rain for the second time in two months.
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A new bus service began today out to the new shopping area known as The Base.
Heavy rain in the Coromandel this winter has highlighted the area’s problems with flooding in rivers and streams, Environment Waikato Land Management Officer Emily O’Donnell says.
The Waikato Region will need an unprecedented amount of Regional co-operation to ensure a solution to its transport problems will be “sorted by Christmas”, Transport Minister Pete Hodgson told Environment Waikato’s Regional Land Transport Committee meeting today.
Environment Waikato today announced policy details of its long-term strategy to protect Lake Taupo.
Waikato’s Regional Land Transport Committee is hoping for more money for Waikato transport projects when Transport Minister Pete Hodgson pays a special visit to the Region next week.
Transport New Zealand funding for improvements to Coromandel Peninsula bridges are a boost for Environment Waikato and Thames-Coromandel District Council’s Peninsula Project to protect communities from flooding.
Environment Waikato and Taupo District Council will set up a Trust to manage the $81.5 million joint public fund to protect Lake Taupo.
The Environment Waikato-sponsored Waste Exchange has won a prestigious award in this month’s Westpac Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.
Environment Waikato has granted a resource consent for a Maramarua farmer to take groundwater to irrigate pasture.
Environment Waikato is planning to release the rabbit virus RHD in the Taupo and Coromandel areas this winter.
Envirowaste Services officially opened its controversial new landfill at Hampton Downs last week.
The Waikato only won minor improvements to its roading priorities in the increased transport spending announced in Wellington last night.