The Government’s announcement of $12 million in funding to replace the Kirikiri Bridge on state highway 26 near Thames will help pave the way for an upgrade to flood protection stopbanks in the area, says Waikato Regional Council.
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Waikato Regional Council says it’s great news that it has been successful in its application to be part of a new Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) excellence programme aimed at helping boost local government performance.
Hamilton motorists had a ‘magic’ surprise during two booze bus operations as part of promotion for the ‘drive sober’ campaign, now in its fourth year.
Media statement from Upper North Island Strategic Alliance
Co-ordinated action is needed to ensure that the right amounts and kinds of workers are available to support growth in the key economic powerhouse of the Upper North Island, says a new report.
Waikato civil defence’s Hamilton base is due to shift to a new, fit-for-purpose facility next year.
Waikato Regional Council’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its application to be part of a new Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) programme.
Moves to chart the way forward for water management in Waikato over the next 30-50 years have taken another significant step forward today with regional councillors endorsing an issues and opportunities paper.
Waikato Regional Council has today adopted its 2016/17 Annual Plan and confirmed an average 1.3 per cent rates decrease to existing ratepayers.
Finishing touches in the form of extensive restoration planting are being carried out at Grahams Creek, Tairua with more than 13,000 eco-sourced native plants taking root.
A three-week survey has kicked off in the north Waikato this week to help councils plan for the future public transport needs of these communities.
The first full draft of a ground-breaking plan for the entire Waikato is aimed at creating a powerful new “voice” for the region and establishing a solid base to boost its well-being.
An aerial survey programme designed to detect signs of kauri dieback disease in the north and west of the Waikato region has been making good progress.
A planting partnership between an award-winning Waikato farmer and children from his local school is bearing environmental fruit on many levels.
Waikato people are increasingly concerned about the state of the environment and are taking more personal action to protect it.
Issued on behalf of Waikato Civil Defence
Lee Hazlewood has had an action-packed life, including time as a counter terrorism police officer and as a homeland security manager for Boeing in Seattle.
Issued by Waikato Civil Defence joint committee
A new vision that “we are all civil defence” is being emphasised in the proposed Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group plan for the next five years.
Issued on behalf of Waikato Mayoral Forum
Waikato councils have already jointly shaved about $350,000 off roading costs and now think there’s potential to save millions of dollars annually through even tighter co-operation.
Waikato Regional Council will change the way it charges fresh water take consent holders for state of the environment monitoring and reporting it undertakes.
Waikato Regional Council has confirmed its commitment to flood protection works at Tauhei, north of Morrinsville, and will spend the next year on design and consenting.
Waikato Regional Council has agreed to establish a fund for emergency rescue services in the region.