Whitianga cubs and keas have helped Waikato Regional Council tackle the pest plant wild ginger, which can damage native bush if it gets out of control.
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A Te Aroha-based catchment management officer at Waikato Regional Council has won an outstanding contribution award from the New Zealand Association of Resource Management (NZARM).
From tomorrow, the public will have its chance to have a say on how best to manage what is arguably New Zealand’s most important and complex river system.
An innovative tool to support soil conservation developed by Waikato Regional Council land and soil scientist Dr Reece Hill made it into the finals of two categories at the Kudos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards held last night.
Waikato Regional Council is lending its support to a new national push to ensure people comply with lifejacket regulations while out on the water.
Alan Livingston has today been elected chair of Waikato Regional Council.
Taking to the air is the best way to tackle an avian pest that can significantly harm farm production.
The Waikato Regional Council-developed MarineMate mobile phone app, which is hugely popular with boaties nationally, has been given a funding boost by Maritime NZ.
Volunteers from Waikato Regional Council’s staff have rolled up their sleeves to support a planting day at St Peter’s School in Cambridge.
Waikato Regional Council is welcoming a Federated Farmers-led joint project testing the implications of the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 for the rural community.
All votes have now been counted and Fred Lichtwark has been confirmed as one of the two councillors elected to the Waikato general constituency.
Waikato Regional Council says grants of up to more than $750,000 from the Waikato River Authority for environmental projects are a sign of the solid partnership between the two agencies.
Waikato Regional Council has worked with the Turangawaewae Trust Board to restore a key section of riverbank adjacent to the iconic marae at Ngaruawahia.
Waikato Regional Council has five new councillors according to progress results received by 3.30pm today.
Machine hygiene is the best defence against velvetleaf and other damaging weeds and is especially important during the spring planting season, says Waikato Regional Council’s biosecurity team.
With summer just around the corner, Waikato Regional Council is urging people to look out for pest wasps and to use safe ways to tackle them if they establish nests on private properties.
Having magpies dive bomb you can be a distinctly uncomfortable experience, particularly during the spring breeding season when the birds are especially protective of their habitat.