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.
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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.
Two Hamilton conservation groups and a Kawhia man have won Waikato Weedbusters awards this year.
Environment Waikato has appointed Mike Garrett as its new chief financial officer, effective 17 December.
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).
Environment Waikato is seeking help from swimmers, boaties, water-skiers and other recreational users of the Waikato region’s waterways.
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.
Acting Environment Waikato chairman John Fisher has announced today the appointment of New Zealander Bob Laing as the regional council’s new chief executive.
Sunday buses will soon roll out in Hamilton and city residents are being offered a chance to trial them free.
Transport Minister Annette King has today been told that the Waikato is doing its bit to get cracking on key regional roading projects.
Improving the environmental sustainability of the Waikato’s key agricultural sector is the aim of a major new report on rural soil and water issues produced by Environment Waikato.
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.
Environment Waikato has awarded $2800 to University of Waikato student Jennifer Nickel for research into the native “pot-belly” seahorse.