Just over 1000 submissions made on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 are now available online for people to read.
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A South Waikato contracting company has been convicted and fined $19,000 for carrying out illegal earthworks on a farming property in Okoroire.
Recent finds of myrtle rust and the pest plant velvetleaf in the Waikato region underline why it’s crucial for farmers to take precautions as they move stock an
A couple of myths need correction over the proposed plan change for cleaning up the Waikato and Waipa rivers, namely that the proposal seeks to “protect” intens
A project aimed at restoring North Island kokako to the Pirongia Forest Park is being backed by a $110,000 grant from Waikato Regional Council.
Nearly $315,000 is due to be provided over four years for further planting at the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park in Hamilton.
Waikato Regional Council is a party to a fresh examination of establishing a commuter rail service between Hamilton and Auckland.
Waikato Regional Council is alerting farmers and others in the Piako River catchment that river levels are high and rising after significant recent rain but tha
Waikato Regional Council’s hazards team is urging the region’s residents to be alert for heavy downpours from this afternoon into tomorrow.
Waikato regional councillors have today kept the proposed rate rise for current ratepayers at under three per cent for the 2017-18 annual plan following conside
Consents to construct and operate a 360 megawatt gas-fired power station in Waikato’s Otorohanga district have been granted.
Hamilton residents are being asked to keep an extra sharp eye out for bellbirds (korimako) heading into winter. It follows a female sighting.
Electrical vehicles (EVs) are seen as one of the key roads to a more environmentally sustainable future.
A chance to win an iPad while learning about how to stay safe out on the water is being offered at Waikato Regional Council’s site at the 2017 Hutchwilco Boat S
Ruben the Road Safety Bear stars in a matariki-themed new book just launched by Waikato Regional Council.