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Waikato Regional Council’s navigation safety team is urging boaties to be very mindful of their speed on the river through Hamilton, after the skipper of a boat deemed incapable of complying with the five knot rule was warned not to continue operating.
Issued on behalf of Waikato Mayoral Forum
The Waikato Mayoral Forum has elected a new chair and been provided with updated information on joint work streams designed to deliver multi-million dollar savings for ratepayers and ramp up the regional economy.
Waikato people who feel they’re suffering health effects from privet blooming this spring are being invited to take part in an allergy trial.
A jet skier received serious injuries and thought he was going to die after being struck by a power boat on the Waikato River in Hamilton.
Independent hearings commissioners have granted consents for the operation of a proposed municipal solid waste landfill at Rotowaro Rd, Glen Afton, which attracted extensive public submissions.
A large-scale, local government information technology success story involving Waikato Regional Council has won a second top award.
A big turnout at the latest Raglan Bar crossing course for boaties is a great sign, says Waikato Regional Council’s navigation safety programme manager Nicole Botherway.
Waikato Regional Council’s new chief executive Vaughan Payne has been formally welcomed to his new role by Ngati Wairere, Ngati Haua and local kaumatua at a powhiri at Kirikiriroa Marae in Hamilton today.
Waikato Regional Council emergency response staff have helped a boat owner refloat an 11-metre private vessel that sunk in Wyuna Bay on the Coromandel and bring an end to fuel leaks from the craft.
Waikato Regional Council emergency response staff are dealing with fuel coming from an 11-metre private pleasure vessel that sunk in Wyuna Bay on the Coromandel late yesterday afternoon.
Hamilton City Council, Landcare Research and Waikato Regional Council are teaming up to boost the popular Hamilton Halo project, aimed at increasing the number of tui and other native birds visiting and living in the city.
Te Awamutu’s Tegan Crotty has been confidently travelling on Waikato’s public buses this year thanks to an event she attended for disabled and older people 12 months ago.
The Waikato region’s role in a large-scale IT success story has been recognised with a national award for excellence.
The Government’s decision to lower the blood alcohol limit has been welcomed by the Waikato Regional Council, which has been lobbying hard for change for several years.
Waikato Regional Council’s incoming chief executive Vaughan Payne has signalled an organisational restructure over the next six to 12 months as a result of a ‘fit-for-purpose’ review.
TV TakeBack has started in the Waikato region, ahead of the switchover to digital television on 1 December.