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Top ten tips for safe boating this summer

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.

Discover more with the City Explorer

BUSIT is launching a new ticket next month that will give people unlimited daily travel on buses within the Hamilton city boundary.

Boat naming a must

Boaties heading out on the Waikato region’s waters this summer are being reminded to display a name on their boats.

Variation 5 funding deadline looms for larger land owners

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.

Council funds new Aotea Beach walkway

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.

Help needed over dead eels

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.

Action over central plateau volcanic threats

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.

New tsunami preparedness and response recommendations

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.

Changes to Raglan bus services

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.