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Deal struck over Cook Stream flood plain

A solution has been negotiated to a long standing flood plain issue concerning a number of residents next to Cook Stream at Cook’s Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula.

Processes actively addressing water quality issues

Waikato Regional Council says it is closely involved in a wide range of policies, projects and programmes to address water quality issues at Lake Karapiro and other lakes and waterways.

Expo turnout shows growing effluent ‘commitment’

Another record turnout of between 650-700 farmers at the 2015 Waikato Effluent Expo demonstrated an ever increasing industry commitment to improving effluent management, says Waikato Regional Council.

Expressway funding follows collaborative advocacy

More than $1 billion worth of funding to finish the Waikato Expressway is the fruit of tight collaboration and strong advocacy by the region’s councils and stakeholders, says the regional transport committee.

Rivers support health of Waikato tourism

The importance of the Waikato and Waipa rivers to the region’s tourism sector has been emphasised at a workshop for a key project designed to protect and restore the waterways.

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