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Pest fish funding confirmed from Waikato River Authority

A project to tackle the widespread pest fish koi carp in the Waikato River has been given a major boost with an $85,000 funding injection to the regional council from the new Waikato River Authority (WRA).

Boaties urged to light up to be safe on the water

Waikato Regional Council is reminding boaties using the region’s waterways that failure to display the right lights at night endangers their lives and those of other water users.

Agreement reached on mangroves

An agreement has been reached which will pave the way for Waikato Regional Council to begin limited mangrove removal at Whangamata. This agreement with the appeal parties is now subject to final sign off by the Environment Court.

Huntly power station resource consents granted in under six months

The successful process for renewing consents for the Huntly power station clearly demonstrates that even the biggest resource use issues can be handled locally, says Waikato Regional Council’s resource use and environmental monitoring committee chair.

Be in quick for a free heating upgrade

Waikato Regional Council is urging Te Kuiti and Taupo homeowners who think they qualify for a free heating upgrade to contact Energy Options as soon as possible.