Environment Waikato will proceed with drafting changes to the Regional Coastal Plan to allow new types of marine farming, including fish farming, in current aquaculture management areas in the Firth of Thames.
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A Kerepehi-based fertiliser company has been fined a total of $8,000 in the Hamilton District Court for discharges of objectionable odour and breach of an abatement notice.
Environment Waikato is seeking community feedback on plans to cut next year’s budget for supporting community environmental initiatives and for protecting the region’s native animals, plants and special outdoor places.
A proposal for Environment Waikato to collect funding on behalf of the Animal Health Board (AHB) has been outlined in the council’s draft 2009-19 Long-Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP).
The Waikato’s big environmental and infrastructure issues take centre stage in the regional council’s Draft 2009-19 Long Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) released today.
Hauraki district’s cafes, restaurants and accommodation providers are being offered a free workshop to help them run their businesses more sustainably and efficiently.
Environment Waikato has welcomed the timely completion of a new report on Waikato-Tainui involvement in the future environmental management of the Waikato River.
The Government’s inclusion of the State Highway 1 Waikato Expressway in a new list of high priority "roads of national significance" is more great news for getting the project finished quickly, says Regional Transport Committee acting chair Paula Southgate.
Coromandel town central business district and Hauraki Road ratepayers are being asked for their views on a new flood protection proposal.
Environment Waikato has chosen the four high school students who will represent our region at this year’s Sir Peter Blake Youth Environment Forum in Wellington from April 19-23.
Waikato Regional Transport Committee chairman Norm Barker has welcomed the Government’s announcement of an extra $1 billion for state highways, which will help progress key roading projects like the Waikato Expressway.
James Luty is the latest winner of Environment Waikato’s annual prize in water science.
Former Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Morgan Williams has told Environment Waikato councillors that sustainability is no longer just a "nice to have".
Environment Waikato has today adopted its Draft 2009-19 Long Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) and is hoping for a flood of submissions on its proposed activities and budgets.
Feedback is being sought on the Waikato region’s key resource management issues and some of the options for addressing them, as part of the process for reviewing Environment Waikato’s Regional Policy Statement (RPS).
Natural hazard risk is increasing in the Waikato due to more development in hazard-prone areas and climate change, says a new report from Environment Waikato.
Off peak bus use is continuing to surge in Hamilton as people take advantage of new services provided in the last year by Environment Waikato.