Waikato Regional Council has today formally adopted its 10 year plan and confirmed an average 0.4 per cent increase in rates revenue from existing ratepayers in 2015/16.
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A sheep & beef farmer has been formally warned for breaching the Resource Management Act by exceeding a nitrogen discharge cap on properties in the Lake Taupō catchment over a two year period.
Three lucky Waikato netball centres have won an opportunity to host Kia Magic netball players as part of a Drive Sober campaign.
Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding.
Issued by Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai
The ground-breaking project to protect and restore the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been getting valuable public input.
Issued by the Waikato Mayoral Forum, which the regional council chair is part of
A high class team of Waikato business and political leaders has been appointed to oversee the implementation of a ground-breaking economic development strategy prepared under the auspices of the Waikato Mayoral Forum.
Joint media release from Waikato Regional Council and Ministry for Primary Industries
Boaties and marine farmers around the Coromandel Peninsula are being urged to take extra care after recent new finds of the marine pest fan worm (Sabella) in Coromandel Harbour.
The Waikato region is generally doing well across a range of economic, social and environmental indicators but could do significantly better on a number of fronts.
Two significant environmental projects involving Waikato Regional Council last night won categories at the national Green Ribbon Awards at Parliament.
The wide range of Waikato Regional Council’s advice and expertise available to help farmers will be on show at Fieldays this year.