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MPI grants Waikato Regional Council $340,000 for aquaculture

Media release issued by Ministry for Primary IndustriesThe Waikato will have greater clarity on where to locate future aquaculture developments, and improved guidance for aquaculture monitoring after two applications to the Aquaculture Planning Fund were given the green light.

Funding agreement formally ended

Waikato Regional Council yesterday formally ended its agreement with Thames-Coromandel District Council to help fund the investigation into remediating arsenic-contaminated land at Moanataiari in Thames.

Significant wetland victim to delays

Waikato Regional Council is expressing concern about major delays in addressing environmental offending at a nationally significant King Country wetland.