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Kiwi ingenuity opens flood gates

Environment Waikato and Environment Bay of Plenty are hoping to make flood gates in tidal areas more ecologically friendly using a bit of Kiwi ingenuity.

Tui Mine funding welcomed by councils

Budget funding to remediate the old Tui Mine site near Te Aroha has been welcomed by Environment Waikato and Matamata-Piako District Council.

EW on the ball with free big match transport

Rugby fans can soothe the stresses involved with big match fever by parking in town and taking a free bus to and from the upcoming All Blacks-Canada game in Hamilton.

Project Watershed pays off

Project Watershed soil conservation work is starting to bear fruit, spelling good news for the region’s farmers.

Land owners support pest control plans to stabilise land

Land owners on the Coromandel Peninsula are actively supporting Peninsula Project plans for animal pest control to be undertaken on both public conservation land and private land in the area from Manaia to Koputauaki Bay.

Budget reaction from Environment Waikato

Environment Waikato will talk with the community about the prospect of using a regional fuel tax to help pay for public transport, and better roading and rail, says chairman Jenni Vernon.