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Councillors stand down from hearing

Two Environment Waikato councillors have volunteered to stand down from a resource consent hearing on the proposed men’s prison in the north Waikato.

Wasps cause a summer problem

Introduced wasp species are causing problems throughout the Waikato, particularly over the summer, according to Environment Waikato.

Grant launches biodiversity service

The Waikato Biodiversity Forum will use a $110,000 grant received from Government to set up a biodiversity advisory service for the Waikato Region.

Council blitzes ferret, stoats

Environment Waikato is concentrating on reducing the number of ferrets and stoats damaging the environment over the summer months.

Close watch on rivers as rain continues

Environment Waikato’s Flood Response team is keeping a close watch on all the rivers in the Waikato as rain continues to fall throughout the Region.

Health warning on river issued

Waikato's Medical Officer of Health, Dr Felicity Dumble, has issued a health warning advising people to avoid recreational contact with the Waikato River.

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