Environment Waikato’s new Annual Report looks at the Region’s environmental progress, as well as its own efforts to operate in an environmentally sustainable manner.
Media releases - archived
Landowners in the northern Taupo and southern Rotorua areas have decided against tighter controls on ragwort and thistles on their land.
Environment Waikato’s Environment Committee wants to ensure the new emergency management structure for the Region is robust enough to cope with major events.
Solutions for managing unwanted farm plastics will be trialled in the Waikato this year.
The Waikato is at risk from invasion by the guava moth, an Australian pest which feeds on ripening fruit.
Working closely with the chicken processing industry is providing better environmental outcomes for a growing industry, this week’s Environment Waikato Regulatory Committee meeting heard.
Magpies are not the ‘bad boys’ in attacking other bird species – pest animals do a lot more damage, this week’s Environment Waikato Biosecurity Committee heard.
Pest fish in Lake Rotopiko (Serpentine) near Ohaupo will get the shock of their lives later this month.
Environment Waikato is to keep a ‘watching brief’ to ensure MAF undertakes full consultation and public awareness on next month’s Asian Gypsy Moth aerial spray operation in Hamilton.
Environment Waikato’s Clean Streams Project has won the NZ Post Management Excellence Supreme Award from the Society of Local Government Managers.
Mighty River Power has been granted resource consents for the on-going and future operation of the Waikato hydro system.
Garden lovers can celebrate the arrival of spring this week with a bus trip to Hamilton Gardens.
About 1800 people will be phoned over the next few weeks to find out what they think about environmental issues.