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Three grants worth $67,000 approved

Three grants worth $67,000 in total for environmental projects have been approved by Waikato Regional Council’s finance committee.

New visions for Waikato arts and sport

Media release from Waikato Mayoral Forum
Arts and sports are a huge part of what makes Waikato communities tick. Now two important new regional plans for arts and sport – produced with the support of the Waikato Mayoral Forum – are setting out a long-term vision for the region in these two key areas.

Bridge funding approved by TCDC

Joint media release with TCDC
Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved an extra $300,000 to extend the bridge on the Manaia Rd causeway which will be an important element of flood mitigation work at Graham’s Creek in Tairua.

Celebrating 150 years with $1.50 fares

To celebrate Hamilton turning 150 years old this year, Waikato Regional Council is giving everyone $1.50 bus fares on Saturday 22 November.

Central Hamilton alive with children’s dreams

This Saturday the Hamilton central business district will come alive with a spectacle of colour, creativity, music and dance with the first Our Place Our Future Children’s Parade.

Raglan bar crossing course

Another popular Raglan bar crossing course for boaties is being held on Sunday 23 November.