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New kauri dieback find on Coromandel

Waikato Regional Council will be working with a private landowner to prevent the spread of kauri dieback from infected trees on their Coromandel property.

Council wins national boat safety award

Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team has won a national award recognising its boat safety work for the region and New Zealand.

Possum operation successful, proper processes followed

Contractors acting for Waikato Regional Council have successfully exceeded their possum control targets during an operation over about 6,200 hectares near Mahoenui in Waitomo district from May till August.

Earthworks winners highlight improvements

Three new awards for environmentally sensitive earthworks projects in Waikato reflect a need to recognise the improved effort the industry has put into protecting water quality from the effects of sediment.

Waikato biosecurity leader receives national award

Waikato Regional Council’s biosecurity group manager John Simmons found it a nice touch that the trophy for his national pest animal management award was a replica of a kokako.

Graham’s Creek working party sets project principles

A multi-stakeholder working group set up to help manage ongoing flooding issues at Graham’s Creek on the Coromandel has established a set of project principles, including looking to achieve minimum cost.

Working smarter on Waikato roads

Issued on behalf of the Waikato Mayoral Forum
The rubber’s really starting to hit the road with co-operation over a smarter approach to roading in the region.

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