Environment Waikato is to provide $40,000 towards native planting and habitat restoration on the banks of the lower Waikato River.
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Environment Waikato is to grant $10,000 towards a research project aimed at increasing the populations of key native bird species in the central Waikato Region.
The standard of operating landfills in the Waikato is now as good or better than any other part of the country, this week's Environment Waikato Regulatory Committee heard.
Environment Waikato issued two infringement notices and 144 warnings to boaties breaking navigation safety bylaws over Christmas.
Environment Waikato wants an increase in the bond paid by a Ngatea peat mining company to cover the costs of rehabilitation works.
Trustpower has appealed several conditions of its resource consents to continue to operate Hinemaiaia hydro power scheme near Taupo.
Hamilton city’s bus service is expanding to include full Saturday services and late night buses – and a free bus day next month.
A stock transport company and its driver have been fined more than $10,000 and ordered to pay more than $3500 in costs for pouring petrol and diesel onto a Te Kuiti service station forecourt.
Environment Waikato Environment Committee Chair Lois Livingston is disappointed at the mixed efforts from District Councils to implement their waste management plans.
Environment Waikato’s Project Watershed has passed a key milestone with the recommended adoption of a draft funding policy for the project.
Streams in the Coromandel are the top priority for Environment Waikato’s Clean Streams Project to encourage fencing and protection for the Region’s water bodies.
Heavy damage from summer floods has highlighted the need for ongoing protection works, as well as demonstrating the benefits provided by earlier protection works.
Think you can create something artistic from rubbish? Then enter the Waste 2 Art competition and exhibition which is part of next month’s Festival of the Environment.
Free vehicle emission tests, estuary tours, teachers’ workshops, night bush walks and river kayaking have been organised by Environment Waikato to celebrate the Festival of the Environment next month.
Environment Waikato oil spill response staff were put on high alert this weekend as backup for Gisborne clean up teams working on the stranded log carrier.
Hamilton people want cheap access to transport to major city activities, according to participants in the development of the city’s Recreation and Leisure Plan.
More people are using Hamilton city’s buses, with an overall increase in patronage of more than seven percent.
The loss of Tokoroa’s town bus service is putting pressure on transport funding for people with disabilities.
A total of 88 people can expect to die on Waikato roads this year – and that’s more than died last year, according to the Land Transport Safety Authority.