Environment Waikato is continuing its drive to minimise waste in the region with a grant to help more than 50 Waikato schools set up recycling programmes.
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An Environment Waikato hearing committee has approved resource consents for an extension to the Dockery marine farm in Aotea harbour.
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group is taking an active role in Exercise Ruaumoko, whose main exercise week is 10-14 March, culminating in a mock national emergency on 13 and 14 March.
Experienced local government manager Graeme Fleming has been appointed chief executive officer of the Lake Taupo Protection Trust.
Coal miner Solid Energy has been granted consents by Environment Waikato enabling it to progress an extension to underground coal mining at Huntly.
Don’t let litter and other rubbish blemish our beautiful beaches.
Sports star Sarah Ulmer has nominated Lake Karapiro near her home town of Cambridge in Environment Waikato’s One Waikato Seven Wonders campaign.
The Super 14 rugby home games kick off this Saturday night with the Chiefs taking on the Warratahs, and Environment Waikato, Hamilton City Council and the Waikato Rugby Union are again supporting the games with free shuttle buses from the central city.
Environment Waikato’s policy and strategy committee has indicated its support for mangrove management in the Whangamata Harbour but has held back from defining the area of mangroves for removal to allow time for further discussions with stakeholders.
An Environment Waikato hearing committee has approved resource consents for a new sand quarry operation and associated clean filling activities near Tuakau in the Franklin district.
A passion for tramping and the outdoors helped University of Waikato student Louise Fisk to the top of her water science class.
New research into how the trampling of wet pasture by cattle affects carbon loss in the soil has earned University of Waikato student Paul Mudge the $5000 Dr Stella Frances scholarship.
A half-year update on Environment Waikato’s financial position for 2007-08 shows the council heading for a higher annual surplus than originally expected, mainly because of planned spending not going ahead due to staff shortages.
A half-year update on Environment Waikato’s financial position for 2007/08 shows the council heading for a higher annual surplus than originally expected, mainly because of planned spending not going ahead due to staff shortages.
Environment Waikato is monitoring the weather situation closely and evaluating the need to impose restrictions via a water shortage direction after the Waikato region was officially declared a drought zone yesterday.
The following information provides a brief summary of the climate information over the summer period so far, drawing on council data and information from NIWA and Metservice.
The environmental impacts of a tanker truck fire at Fonterra’s Te Rapa site this morning are expected to be minimal, Environment Waikato says.
Environment Waikato and Waipa District Council say vandals are putting people’s lives at risk by destroying safety signs near Cambridge’s Karapiro Bridge.
Environment Waikato has confirmed it is seeking information from Blacktop Construction Ltd about whether the company is intending to apply for a land use consent from Hamilton City Council for its proposed asphalt manufacturing plant in Riverlea.