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Voting papers land in letterboxes

Voting for Waikato Regional Council’s Waipa by-election is now open, with voting papers being delivered over the next few days.

Go Bus wins Hamilton contract with CNG option

Go Bus Transport Ltd has won an eight-year contract to operate five of Environment Waikato’s Hamilton bus services – using a fleet that will operate entirely on CNG.

Nutrient management planning can save farmers money

Farmers undertaking a nutrient budget and management plan can potentially save themselves significant amounts of money, says Environment Waikato sustainable agriculture facilitator, Gabriele Kaufler.

Council lays odour charges

Environment Waikato has laid 21 charges against a Christchurch based company for unlawful discharges of objectionable odour.

Council lays odour charges

Environment Waikato has laid 21 charges against a Christchurch based company for unlawful discharges of objectionable odour.

Majority supports ban on backyard burning in town

Eighty-three per cent of Hamilton people would support a ban on the burning of green waste in urban areas, while 11 per cent were neutral and only six per cent would oppose it, an Environment Waikato survey has revealed.

Check your effluent compliance

Farmers need to check their effluent systems are operating properly, says Environment Waikato's enforcement manager, Rob Dragten.

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