The Environment Court’s issuing of a record fine for dairy effluent pollution reinforces Environment Waikato's recent message that effluent pollution of the environment is unacceptable.
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Hamilton may be a far cry from Gotham City, but it has its very own “batgirl”.
Environment Waikato still has money available to help farmers in the Mangakino, Reporoa and Broadlands areas fence their streams off from stock.
A recent explosion in the popularity of kayaking has Environment Waikato staff concerned about the growing potential for boating collisions.
Environment Waikato is taking action against polluters in the dairy industry, with prosecutions pending for companies and individuals connected to 15 Waikato farms for breaches of dairy effluent rules.
Environment Waikato is to launch a brand new bus service for Hamilton’s fast-growing Rototuna suburb, along with a raft of improvements to many other city routes.
Environment Waikato is celebrating a massive increase in bus use across the region.
A major possum control operation is planned for the Pirongia-Otorohanga area in order to create a buffer zone around Mt Pirongia for conservation and agricultural production control purposes.
Environment Waikato is strongly supporting the continued use of 1080 in a submission to New Zealand’s Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA).
Environment Waikato is offering dairy farmers in the Waikato region the chance to have the nutrient value of their dairy effluent tested at a special discounted rate.
Farmers and lifestyle block owners in the northern Coromandel area should mark Saturday, 10 February in their diaries.
If you’re farming in the Waitomo district now’s a good time to check your farm sheds for old, unused or unwanted agrichemicals. That’s because Environment Waikato, in conjunction with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE), is running a free agrichemical collection in the district next month.
The Waikato Medical Officer of Health today lifted the advisory ban on swimming and other contact recreation in the Raglan Harbour, following the results of the latest Environment Waikato water quality testing.
Environment Waikato is congratulating vigilant residents at Hahei who, along with emergency services and United Water acted promptly when the main sewage pumping station began overflowing today during a power cut.
The Waikato Medical Officer of Health is still advising people to avoid swimming or collecting shellfish in the areas of the Raglan Harbour affected by a sewage spill which occurred on Saturday afternoon.