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Waikato District Council stormwater consents granted

Waikato District Council (WDC) has been granted consents enabling it to continue urban stormwater discharges to land, waterways and the sea, provided it complies with a range of new conditions designed to minimise environmental damage caused by the discharges.

Sunday bus services get off to strong start

New Sunday bus services for Hamilton have got off to a strong start this week with 4200 passengers carried on 28 September, compared to 4500 on a normal Saturday when twice as many services run.

Sunday buses start this weekend

Environment Waikato is reminding regular bus users and the general public that Sunday bus services kick-off in Hamilton this weekend, with passengers being offered a chance to trial them free (Sunday 28 September only).

Council seeks input from waterway users

Environment Waikato is seeking help from swimmers, boaties, water-skiers and other recreational users of the Waikato region’s waterways.

Approval for building new Raglan bridge and causeway

Joint release from Environment Waikato and Waikato District Council.
Environment Waikato (EW) and Waikato District Council (WDC) commissioners have approved consent applications related to the proposed building of a new bridge and related causeway at Raglan.

Free buses for big changes

Sunday buses will soon roll out in Hamilton and city residents are being offered a chance to trial them free.

Waihou and Piako River scheme proposed rating changes

Ratepayers contributing to the costs of the Waihou and Piako river schemes are to receive letters shortly outlining how a limited review has proposed rating changes that would affect their individual properties.