The regional council has today adopted the Waikato’s most significant policy document designed to protect the natural environment and contribute to the region’s economic performance, productivity and prosperity.
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St Peter’s School near Cambridge has today become the first Waikato secondary school to be recognised as a “green-gold Enviroschool” and only the fourth secondary school in the country to be at this level.
Two recently retired Maungatautari Trust trustees have had their work recognised today by Waikato Regional Council.
Ahead of the traditional Labour Weekend start to the summer recreational boating season, a new survey indicates boaties not following basic navigation safety rules are causing near misses on the water.
Coastguard Raglan are holding their popular Raglan bar crossing course again on Sunday 18 November.
A new campaign to improve motorcycle safety on Waikato roads has been launched and is attracting the interest of an Australian councillor who chairs a road safety committee.
A new website for Waikato’s bus passengers makes it even easier for people to find out how they can be driven to work, study and play.
Very solid progress has been made on protecting Lake Taupō’s future water quality from the effects of nitrogen discharges from rural and urban sources, Waikato Regional Council’s resource use and environmental monitoring committee has heard.
Agricultural contractors are being reminded that they must leave a buffer of at least two metres between waterways and areas cultivated for growing maize.
Changes to a SH3 intersection at Waitomo where an American honeymooner died last month will be consistent with the region’s approach to road safety, the Waikato regional transport committee has heard
An investigation is underway into how safety can be improved at the site of a new 2.3 km passing track at Waharoa where children from a local marae often cross to access a nearby river.
People wishing to contribute to effective management of land and water issues on the Coromandel are being urged to consider applying for a place on the local catchment liaison subcommittee.