A ground-breaking Joint Management Agreement between Raukawa and the regional council – relating to co-management of the Waikato River catchment - has been approved by the Raukawa Charitable Trust and the council. The agreement relates to Raukawa interests in the catchment upstream of Karapiro.
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Almost 300 submissions have been received on Waikato Regional Council’s draft long term plan, with just one week left for residents to have their say.
Waikato school students have just over a month to complete entries for Hamilton Halo’s first schools competition.
The Animal Health Board has the ability to use alternative funding methods if Waikato Regional Council ends its regional share contribution to the board’s work, says biosecurity group manager John Simmons.
Waikato Regional Council is urging hunters not to use dogs in the Whareorino–Herangi Ranges, and surrounding land in the western King Country, once a large possum control operation gets underway.
A new strategy due to be adopted later this month sets out how the Waikato will reduce 700,000 tonnes of waste going to the region’s landfills each year and turn the remainder into a valuable resource capable of returning millions of dollars to the region’s economy.
A heavy vehicle road safety campaign recognising legendary Waikato trucks has been launched in the Waikato today.
Waikato Regional Council has passed its latest building consent authority assessment with flying colours, the council’s resource use and environmental monitoring committee heard yesterday.
The roll out of the Eastern Coromandel Tsunami Strategy is to be extended to Pauanui and Tairua, Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee heard today.
Waikato Regional Council’s BUSIT services operating in the Hamilton city boundary will be free for three days during the city’s final ITM400 event next week.
Up to 80 homes are expected to have clean heat appliances by the end of this financial year as part of a Waikato Regional Council programme to improve air quality.
A large proportion of dairy water take consents required under the new Variation 6 water allocation policy should only need to go through a “relatively simple” process, the regional council’s resource use and environmental monitoring committee heard today.
Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) staff are this morning cleaning up scores of packets of dried noodles and a scattering of milk powder bags that have come ashore at Tairua and Sailor’s Grave north of Tairua.