Environment Waikato has granted resource consent for Hamilton City Council to spray Hamilton Lake for weeds.
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Environment Waikato does not have any evidence to indicate that de-watering at the Waihi Mine was the cause of last week’s collapse which swallowed a house and damaged others.
Environment Waikato will be down on the beach at Whangamata in January to tell beach goers about how to look after the dunes – and have fun.
The Waikato River was flowing a muddy brown today after slips and scouring in tributary streams.
Environment Waikato has decided to wait for the result of an Appeal Court decision on the Piako River rating system before deciding if it will seek costs from the group which challenged it in court.
Environment Waikato is to provide $10,588 in funding towards production of an educational CD-Rom on the Waikato River ecosystem.
Environment Waikato is to provide $5,700 towards building a native fish aquarium as part of the new wetland display at the Otorohanga Zoo.
Environment Waikato is to provide $40,000 towards the Maungatautari restoration project.
Environment Waikato is to provide $10,000 to purchase more land to add to Barrett Bush near Temple View.
Environment Waikato is to provide $10,000 towards research into developing a low-cost method to remediate sheep dip sites.
Environment Waikato will be taking a close look at what is happening in the estuary at Raglan over the next few years.
Hamilton City ratepayers will be asked to contribute an extra $12.50 per $100,000 of the capital value of their property to help protect the Waikato River as it flows through the city.
Property owners in the Lower Waikato could see nearly half the cost of maintaining their flood protection schemes shared with other parties under the draft funding policy put forward by Environment Waikato as part of Project Watershed.
Urban ratepayers in the Middle Waikato will be asked to contribute around $12.50 per $100,000 capital value of their property to help protect the Waikato River.
Transit New Zealand is looking into more cost effective options for upgrading State Highway 1 from Mercer to Long Swamp.
Environment Waikato has applied for kick start funding for several transport projects in the Region.
Should all Waipa property owners pay the same zone rates under Environment Waikato’s Project Watershed – or should there be a split between those who reside in the Upper and Middle reaches of the catchment?
Call it fat and full of fun ideas for keeping safe – the Phat Pac is back in time for summer, promoting safe sex, safe drinking and safe driving.
Passengers are being encouraged to speak up and ask drivers to slow down in a new Waikato regional summer speed campaign.
Environment Waikato is to work with Auckland Regional Council to develop a joint strategy to manage marine farming in their areas.