Waikato Regional Council chief executive Vaughan Payne has confirmed a new, streamlined organisational structure focused on stakeholders, strategy and technical excellence and will begin advertising new senior leadership jobs this weekend.
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The ongoing strains of the drought conditions in the Waikato and South Auckland are biting deeper, a teleconference of farmer representatives and officials has heard.
Farmers turned out in record numbers for Waikato Regional Council’s fourth Effluent Expo, held at Mystery Creek on Tuesday.
Waikato Regional Council is urging landowners to seek advice before undertaking any works in waterways.
Waikato Regional Council will be working with other agencies to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease, detected in a forest just north of Whitianga.
With Waikato Regional Council committed to purchasing in a way that enhances sustainability, all existing and potential suppliers are being invited to a Sustainable Procurement Event.
The latest phase of major weed clearance at a rare cabbage tree wetland at Hikuai on the Coromandel Peninsula has gotten underway this week.
Waikato Regional Council’s free park and ride bus services are back for this month’s Balloons Over Waikato premier event, the Night Glow.
Waikato Regional Council is part of a new website launched this week displaying the results of water quality monitoring for rivers throughout the country.
A new facility which will help to reduce spills of stock effluent on King Country roads is due to be opened in Te Kuiti this week.
Issued on behalf of the Waikato Mayoral ForumThe Waikato Mayoral Forum’s new collaborative approach on regional roading has been endorsed by a visiting British expert, who says it can help pave the way for multi-million dollar savings.
Waikato Regional Council is investigating a significant unauthorised discharge of lime from the Golden Cross Joint Venture gold mine’s wastewater treatment plant into the Waitekauri Stream at Waikino.
Issued at 11.30 hours by Waikato Civil Defence
Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is continuing to closely monitor the approaching Cyclone Lusi and is taking all necessary preparatory steps after MetService upgraded its alert for the weekend to a formal severe weather warning.
A record number of exhibitors will be providing timely tips for dairy farmers at this month’s fourth annual Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre near Hamilton.
Issued at 1615 hours
Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group controller Lee Hazlewood says the organisation is geared up to respond as required if Cyclone Lusi leads to problems in the region this weekend.
As very dry, drought-like conditions continue throughout parts of the Waikato and South Auckland, Waikato Regional Council and stakeholders are stepping up discussions on how they might work together if the situation carries on.
Research being undertaken by a Waikato university student will help to protect populations of one of New Zealand’s most popular delicacies, says Waikato Regional Council.
A top university student with a passion for keeping waterways clean has won Waikato Regional Council’s prize for water science.
Thousands of people are injured in road crashes each year and a new video clip, featuring top Kia Magic netball players and Waikato people, asks the sobering question – what’s a good number?