Waikato Regional Council has today adopted its 2013/14 Annual Plan and confirmed an average 1.3 per cent rates increase to existing ratepayers.
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Whakapapa and Turoa skifields are due to open this weekend and people keen to hit the snow are being urged not to ignore the signs of fatigue while driving.
Up to 120 people have turned out to a drop-in day at the Coromandel’s Cooks Beach community hall to discuss a draft catchment management plan for Cook Stream.
Joint statement from Waikato-Tainui and Waikato Regional Council
Waikato-Tainui has today signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management.
Waikato Regional Council is today launching a major new project called The Ripple Effect to help boost involvement in environmental initiatives.
An education campaign to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease to forest on the Coromandel Peninsula has been given a $12,000 funding boost by Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council is helping to fund a Massey University student’s research on the possible effect of poisons on threatened native falcons.
Waikato Regional Council policy and transport group manager Vaughan Payne has been appointed the council’s new chief executive, chairman Peter Buckley announced today.