Environment Waikato is calling for nominations for five local landowner and community representatives on its new River and Catchment Liaison Subcommittees.
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Environment Waikato has appointed two new biosecurity advisory subcommittees for the Region for the next three years.
Environment Waikato has set a rate for Project Watershed, its river management, soil conservation and flood protection policy for the Waikato and Waipa river catchments.
Regional ratepayers will have an increase of 9.59 percent in their general rate after rates were struck by Environment Waikato today.
More than 75 people are gathering in Hamilton on Friday to examine in detail what happened in last month’s “weather bomb”.
The Waikato’s famous geothermal features are at risk from land use practices such as farming and forestry, last week’s Environment Waikato Environment Committee heard.
Environment Waikato’s Flood Response Team is hoping for a let-up in the rain this weekend as an uncertain forecast keeps them on alert.
Proposed new controls on owning ferrets don’t go far enough, Environment Waikato’s Biosecurity Committee says.
Eradicating the lake weed egeria from Lake Taupo is not possible, but efforts will continue to control its spread and raise public awareness, this week’s Environment Waikato Biosecurity Committee heard.
Subject to legal advice, Environment Waikato is to prosecute Huntly Quarry Ltd for allegedly discharging non-complying stormwater from its site next to State Highway 1 at Huntly.
Environment Waikato’s Biosecurity Committee wants infestations of alligator weed in the north Waikato to be hit harder as new sites emerge.
Heavy rain over several hours today has caused localised problems at Mercer and over the Coromandel Peninsula.
Environment Waikato is likely to grant $12,000 towards an enhancement project for the Hakanoa Walkway near Huntly.
Environment Waikato’s Environment Committee has recommended granting $40,000 towards the purchase of land near the Miranda Shorebird Centre for a wetland habitat.
The Waikato and Waipa River Flood Scheme is performing as designed, as the Region prepares for more rain over the next two days.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against Environment Waikato’s Piako River Rating Scheme.
Slightly more water will be moved through the middle of the Waikato River overnight to make the most of a brief break in the bad weather before more rain tomorrow.
Environment Waikato is making the most of a brief break in the bad weather to assess the flooding throughout the Waikato and Waipa river systems.
Environment Waikato is looking for a recycling solution to the large dump of old tyres in Te Rapa.
Proposed changes to the driver licensing rules are likely to hit older rural drivers, according to Environment Waikato’s Regional Land Transport Committee.