A number of incidents involving dangerous behaviour on the Waikato River have prompted a call from Waikato Regional Council harbourmasters for boaties to learn and follow the rules.
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Landowners in two erosion-prone Waipa River catchments are being alerted to a buzzing new opportunity to both protect their land and earn extra cash by helping produce prestige manuka honey.
A sample of the red seaweed that’s been washing up on Coromandel beaches recently has been confirmed as a harmless native alga known as Spyridia filamentosa or Hairy Basket Weed.
It’s been ten years of top teamwork for the environment at Wharekawa on the eastern Coromandel coast.
What’s thought to be a harmless, but potentially smelly, red seaweed is being monitored closely by Waikato Regional Council after it has shown up on the Coromandel Peninsula in recent weeks.