Environment Waikato’s council today agreed to commit $350,000 to the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust this year.
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Environment Waikato’s council has today accepted the recommendation of a hearings committee to publicly notify the proposed Variation 6 policy change covering the way water is used in the region.
Environment Waikato today presented a $27,000 cheque to Waitomo District Council so Te Kuiti people on low incomes can benefit from government funding aimed at helping people insulate their homes and convert to cleaner forms of heating.
Environment Waikato’s council is due to decide next week whether to accept the recommendation of a hearings committee that has been looking at the proposed Variation 6 policy change covering the way water is taken and used in the region.
Environment Waikato’s finance and audit committee has recommended the council commits $400,000 to the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust this year to help keep the visionary project alive.
The environmental impacts of an acid spill that occurred in Morrinsville yesterday appear to be minor, Environment Waikato says.
New Sunday bus services in Hamilton are continuing to prove their popularity in the weeks following their launch on 28 September.
Environment Waikato’s regional pest management strategy appeals hearing committee has confirmed that feral pigs and deer will not be called "pests", but that they will still be controlled if found to be damaging important ecological areas.
Environment Waikato says there has been minimal environmental impact from a glue spill that occurred after a truck crashed on SH39 near Ngahinapouri, south west of Hamilton, today.
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Boosting farm profits, improving nutrient efficiency and creating a sustainable dairying operation are the focuses of upcoming effluent management field days for Waikato farmers.
Up to 60,000 possums are estimated to have been killed in a highly successful pest control operation carried out on behalf of Environment Waikato in the Waimai Valley area, north of Raglan.
About 40,000 older people in the Waikato are eligible for free travel on off-peak public transport services in the region from today, including on buses in places such as Hamilton and Taupo.