Waikato Regional Council is asking people to remain vigilant over preventing the spread of the tree disease kauri dieback, despite a recent survey in Waikato and Coromandel not detecting any signs of it.
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New data showing increased tsunami height risk in the Waikato underlines the need for coastal communities to be well prepared for the dangers they could face, say Waikato Civil Defence and Waikato Regional Council.
Two key environmental projects involving Waikato Regional Council have topped their categories at the Resource Management Law Association awards in New Plymouth last night.
Joint release from Thames-Coromandel District Council and Waikato Regional Council
Further erosion at Whitianga’s Buffalo and Brophy’s beaches during this week’s storm highlights the importance of work being undertaken to prevent such damage, say Thames-Coromandel District Council and Waikato Regional Council.
More than 90 per cent of Waikato residents know what the regional council does and 61 per cent say it provides good or very good value for money, according to a recent survey.
The swift and successful response to a marine pest threatening Coromandel mussel and oyster farms is just one of the significant successes chalked up by the Waikato Regional Council’s biosecurity team this year.
Waikato Regional Council yesterday signed off on a successful year with the completion of several high profile projects and ongoing strong financial performance.
Waikato Regional Council yesterday approved expenditure of $570,000 to fix the ageing, leaking roof of its main office building in Hamilton.
The regional council yesterday marked both ‘the end of an era’ and a new beginning for conservation in the Waikato.
A Putaruru man has been convicted and fined more than $20,000 for burning tyres.
Issued at 1030hrs
Today’s high wind warning for the Coromandel has been extended to Eastern Waikato in general, especially in the lee of the Kaimai Range, meaning residents there also need to be on the alert, says Waikato Civil Defence.
Issued at 1200 hours
Waikato Civil Defence is urging Coromandel residents to be on the alert following a strong wind and rain warning for the peninsula.
A number of changes will take effect on Hamilton bus routes next month to coincide with ongoing construction of the Hamilton Ring Road.
The Huntly bus is one of the region’s most popular routes and from next month it will connect people with Hamilton’s CBD seven days a week.
The Dines Group has picked up a premier environmental protection award for ‘outstanding’ work at its Village Lifestyle industrial and residential development sites at Pokeno.
It’s pretty much “steady as she goes” when it comes to the issues Waikato communities are focused on, says the co-ordinator of a new report prepared for Waikato Regional Council and local councils.
Five large Hamilton organisations have signed up to encourage their staff to travel smarter and go car-free next week.
Ways of boosting farm profits and improving environmental protection is the focus of a farmer field day at Whatawhata on Thursday 24 October.
Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services group has been granted a consent to remove just under 22 hectares of mature mangroves at Tairua on the Coromandel.
With spring and its associated strong weed growth, Coromandel residents are being reminded not to dump weeds on roadsides or lay-bys, reserve areas and dunes.