Waikato Regional Council is calling for changes to a new local government bill to help ensure sound water management and protect local democracy.
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Waikato District Council has received a formal warning following an investigation into an incident at Easter weekend which resulted in untreated wastewater getting into Raglan harbour.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.