The incidence of bovine Tb in the Waikato has reduced significantly due to intense possum control programmes and disease testing.
Media releases - archived
Possum numbers are dropping on private land in the Hauturu Honikiwi area.
Environment Waikato hopes to have some control options to the egeria weed problem in Lake Taupo by the end of the summer.
Environment Waikato is to revise its bylaw requiring surfers to wear wetsuits.
Environment Waikato is making good progress in developing its project to fence and plant riparian margins on the Region’s waterways to improve water quality.
A total of 66 submissions have been made to Environment Waikato’s revised Regional Pest Management Strategy.
Environment Waikato has granted consents for earthworks and discharges from the closed Te Awamutu landfill.
Environment Waikato and Fonterra managed to stop thousands of litres of milk pouring into the Waihou River following a milk tanker crash near Paeroa early this morning.
Environment Waikato won’t be requiring children to wear wetsuits while they boogie board this summer.
Waitoa rendering company Wallace Corporation was fined a total of $9000 in the Morrinsville District Court last week on three charges of non-compliance with irrigation consents.
Environment Waikato has opened an office in Whitianga to provide a better service for Coromandel customers.
Coromandel pests such as wild ginger and woolly nightshade – and some ‘new menaces’ - are the focus of Environment Waikato’s proposed Regional Pest Management Strategy.
Purple nutsedge growing in the Matamata area is being targeted under Environment Waikato’s proposed Regional Pest Management Strategy.
Urban pests such as privet, wasps and magpies are under fire in Environment Waikato’s proposed Regional Pest Management Strategy.
Raglan’s plant pests - such as woolly nightshade and boneseed - are under the spotlight in Environment Waikato’s proposed Regional Pest Management Strategy.
The North Waikato’s pest plants and animals are under the spotlight in Environment Waikato’s proposed Pest Management Strategy.
A proposed regional Pest Management Strategy for the Region includes special attention for the Taupo area’s plant and animal pests.
New climbing plants being found in the Waitomo area are under the spotlight in Environment Waikato’s Regional Pest Management Strategy, which is now open for submissions.
Environment Waikato is now targeting the Acacia Bay/ Wairakei area for a pest blitz.
A large-scale possum control operation to the west of Lake Whangape is progressing smoothly.