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Taupo nitrogen monitoring deed approved

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to adopt and sign a deed for the long-term monitoring of the world-leading Lake Taupo Protection Project.

Big year for regional council on Coromandel

Waikato Regional Council staff have supported a big conservation effort on the Coromandel last financial year, with help for nearly 22 kilometres of fencing to protect the environment. This included new projects or the completion of projects started in previous years.

Regional council committed to Coromandel coastal co-operation

Waikato Regional Council says it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures.

Court orders halt to milking

A Thames farming company was ordered by a judge “not to commence milking” until a new dairy effluent system is in operation on its Kopu farm.

Tui Mine project sees major award and assets handover

A prestigious award for the Tui Mine remediation work at Te Aroha has come in the same week as the project reaching a major milestone, with the transfer of assets to the Department of Conservation and Matamata-Piako District Council.

Rivers group takes multi-faceted approach

A key stakeholder group working on ways to protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers is taking a multi-faceted approach to gathering information about the right path forward.

Dig in to help protect Port Waikato’s dunes

Want to help restore and protect Port Waikato’s dunes? Families are invited to join volunteers at an upcoming working bee to plant 1200 native plants which will help to address coastal erosion and improve biodiversity at the west coast beach.

Whitebait hui to consider issues and options

Joint release from Waikato Raupatu River Trust and Waikato Regional Council.
Members of the Port Waikato whitebaiting community, and the wider public, are being invited to a series of meetings this month to discuss the way forward for the whitebait fishery and related environmental and safety issues.