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Seabird mountain gets major boost

A ground-breaking seabird sanctuary project on Mount Karioi at Raglan is to be supported by up to $429,000 over four years from Waikato Regional Council.

New way forward for mangroves on Coromandel

A new strategy for mangrove management on the Coromandel Peninsula has been agreed with the signing of a new Statement of Intent (SOI) between Thames-Coromandel District Council and Waikato Regional Council.

Government funding smooths way for stopbank upgrade

The Government’s announcement of $12 million in funding to replace the Kirikiri Bridge on state highway 26 near Thames will help pave the way for an upgrade to flood protection stopbanks in the area, says Waikato Regional Council.

Waikato Regional Council gains excellence position

Waikato Regional Council says it’s great news that it has been successful in its application to be part of a new Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) excellence programme aimed at helping boost local government performance.

‘Magic’ surprise for motorists

Hamilton motorists had a ‘magic’ surprise during two booze bus operations as part of promotion for the ‘drive sober’ campaign, now in its fourth year.