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More help for exploding rabbit problem

Environment Waikato Councillors have asked staff to provide more advice and information to landowners on how to do their own rabbit control.

New solution for farm plastics

Farmers may at last have an environmentally sustainable solution for their waste silage wrap and unwanted, empty agrichemical containers.

Grant for Raglan waste project

Environment Waikato has granted $16,500 from its Environmental Initiatives Fund to Raglan’s X-treme Waste project for a community education programme and training facility.

Council tackles koi carp menace

Environment Waikato is tackling the threat of the pest fish koi carp in the Region’s waterways with several initiatives.

Community involved in possum control

More than 300 Waikato landowners are involved in community possum control schemes, according to Environment Waikato’s Biosecurity Annual Report.

Hui to discuss coastal occupation charges

Environment Waikato is holding a hui with Coromandel and Hauraki iwi next week to discuss whether it should charge for occupation of the Coastal Marine Area.

Skin processor avoids prosecution

Environment Waikato is not intending to prosecute a Te Aroha skin processing company for an illegal effluent discharge, in recognition of its previous good record and willingness to take prompt action to clean up the spill.