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Court approves changes to regional plan

Following closely on the release of the dairy industry’s sustainable environmental management strategy, Environment Waikato has finalised changes to its regional plan that are designed to promote sustainable agriculture.

Hamilton student wins scholarship

Hamilton student Samantha O’Reilly has won an Environment Waikato scholarship to help with her university studies.

Councils count down to shuttle launch

Hamilton City Council and Environment Waikato are counting down to the launch of their new jointly-funded CBD shuttle service.

Crowds roll in on Park and Ride service

Environment Waikato was overwhelmed by the response to its new Park and Ride bus service, trialled at last Saturday’s Balloons Over Waikato Nightglow event.

Bus patronage breaks record

Environment Waikato is thrilled with a whopping increase in Hamilton city bus patronage last month.

Waikato expressway is the region's top transport priority

The Waikato Expressway (defined as SH1 as it crosses the region from Bombay to the Desert Road) has been identified as the number one priority for the region's transport funding, at a recent meeting of the Regional Land Transport Committee.

Campaign targets Taupo boaties

Environment Waikato is reminding boat owners who have moorings or marina berths in the Taupo area to dispose of their wastewater correctly.