A Masters of Education student evaluating an environmental education programme in Taupo and an aspiring Masters student have been awarded two prestigious scholarships at Waikato Regional Council today.
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An extra public drop in session is to be held in Tuakau on Tuesday 5 May so that people in north Waikato have another chance to learn about a project aimed at protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Another Waikato Regional Council field day focused on farm planning and environmental sustainability is being held in the wider Waipā River catchment near Otorohanga on 12 May.
Statement from Waikato Mayoral Forum
Implementation of a new economic development strategy for the Waikato region is gathering pace, with a number of projects well underway and a private-public governance group in the process of being finalised.
Waikato Regional Council’s leadership of a multi-million dollar project to remediate the contaminated Tui Mine on Mount Te Aroha has won a prestigious national award.
Developing a more detailed, integrated regional strategy to further improve management of Waikato’s freshwater resources, and position the region for the future, has been considered by Waikato Regional Council’s strategy and policy committee today.
Case studies of dairy support farms in the Upper Waikato River catchment indicate that the effect on profits of reducing their nutrient losses to water is as variable as the systems themselves and could potentially be minimal.
Joint statement from University of Waikato and Waikato Regional Council
Boosting the Waikato’s economic development and co-operation on freshwater management issues are the initial focus of a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between two key regional organisations.
There has been a change in venue for this Thursday’s public drop in session in Huntly concerning the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Completing the Waikato Expressway remains the top priority in a new Regional Land Transport Plan endorsed today.
Farmers and other land owners in the Waipā River catchment are being encouraged to attend a field day to hear ideas for managing their properties in an environmentally sustainable way.