With the summer holiday season on the cusp of kick off, Waikato Regional Council’s navigation safety team is wishing all water users safe and enjoyable boating.
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BUSIT is launching a new ticket next month that will give people unlimited daily travel on buses within the Hamilton city boundary.
Boaties heading out on the Waikato region’s waters this summer are being reminded to display a name on their boats.
Owners of farms larger than 20 hectares now have until 31 January next year to qualify for funding of their nitrogen discharge allowance assessments and nutrient management plans (NMPs) which are required for their resource consent applications.
The region’s public transport users are being urged to check bus timetables online for temporary service changes being introduced for the festive season.
Buses from Ferry Landing to Hot Water Beach are back, making it a hassle free summer for holidaymakers and locals on the Coromandel.
Waikato Regional Council is appealing for help to locate the source of diesel which has today spilled into the Waikato River for the third time in the past three months.
Avoid the parking hassle and get driven to go shopping for Christmas presents and the holiday season bargains in Hamilton this summer.
A new Waikato outbreak of one of the world’s worst weeds has been discovered at Ruapuke Beach.
Prospective Coromandel fish farmers will undergo a rigorous selection process when the Waikato Regional Council calls for tenders next year.
A new 1.6 kilometre walking track aimed at protecting dunes at the west coast’s Aotea Beach will receive $5000 from the Waikato Regional Council’s environmental initiatives fund.
Waikato Regional Council has awarded about $5400 for environmental projects at three of the region’s schools.
Waikato Regional Council investigators are appealing for public help in establishing what has killed hundreds of eels in the headwaters of the Piako River near Richmond Downs at Walton.
Waikato Regional Council today approved the funding deed setting out conditions that must be met before it will grant $6 million to the national cycling centre of excellence.
Boaties using the Waikato region’s lakes this summer are being urged not to be lulled into a false sense of security.
The ever present threat of volcanic eruption in the North Island’s central plateau region has prompted a new focus on public education and risk management by the multi-agency Central Plateau Volcanic Advisory Group.
Release from Thames-Coromandel District Council and Waikato Regional Council
Significant improvements to tsunami preparedness and response arrangements at Whitianga are being recommended by the Whitianga Tsunami Working Group.
Feedback is being sought from the community on a draft programme which identifies the funding priorities for Waikato’s transport projects over the next three years.
Raglan students travelling to Hamilton schools will have the choice of another bus next year, with the Te Uku to Hamilton service being extended to begin in the west coast town.
A ceremony has been held in Hamilton today to celebrate the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Enviroschools Foundation, which has its roots in the Waikato.