Environment Waikato has granted $10,000 from its Environmental Initiative Fund towards developing a Landscape Planning Guide to help district councils address landscape management issues.
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Environment Waikato has provided $6250 from its Environmental Initiative Fund towards Waikato District Council’s wetland project for Lake Kainui (Lake D) in Horsham Downs.
Environment Waikato has granted $5000 from its Environmental Initiative Fund towards research that will help threatened long-tailed bats in Hamilton and surrounding areas.
Environment Waikato has awarded its annual Dame Te Ata Irangikaahu Maori Scholarship to Waikato University students Natasha Leavey, Tangihere Ormsby and Ronald Lavender.
Environment Waikato has granted $9000 from its Environmental Initiatives Fund to a Maori Trust to develop an environmental education programme for the Whangamata area.
Environment Waikato has granted $9000 from its Environmental Initiative Fund to Lake Cameron’s Care Group for willow removal and planting.
Environment Waikato has made Environmental Initiative Fund grants to three Waikato schools.
Changes to Environment Waikato’s Regional Policy Statement and Plan on geothermal resources will achieve a rational and robust balance between competing Government objectives and local effects, Environment Waikato Councillors heard today.
Environment Waikato has received more than 3,100 submissions on its first draft Long-Term Council Community Plan.
Waikato’s Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is concerned that homeowners might consider suing councils for flood damage after major floods, despite the fact that councils are not liable for flooding.
Environment Waikato’s Policy Group Manager Jeanette Black has been appointed Chief Executive of South Waikato District Council.
Environment Waikato and Environment Bay of Plenty want compulsory record keeping and reporting on hazardous waste in New Zealand after surveying wastes in the two regions.
Hamilton City Council is working on improving leachate levels at the Horotiu landfill.
Waikato students have asked for more opportunities to get together and work to care for their environment.
Waipa District Council is working to resolve issues with Cambridge’s wastewater treatment plant, which does not currently comply with some of its consent conditions.
Environment Waikato wants to know if rural landowners want to toughen up the rules on clearing ragwort and nodding thistle from Raglan and Maramarua/Waiterimu areas.
Environment Waikato and Waitomo District Council staff met with worried coastal home owners and iwi representatives at Mokau earlier this week as erosion of the frontal dunes threatens several houses.
The number of Asian drivers featuring in Waikato fatal crash statistics has increased noticeably in recent years, the Regional Road Safety Subcommittee heard this week.
Environment Waikato’s Regional Passenger Transport Subcommittee wants to see more promotion of bus services to major events in the city.
Environment Waikato’s Regional Passenger Transport Subcommittee is backing Hamilton City Council’s initiative to promote light rail services for the city.