Volunteers from Waikato Regional Council’s staff have rolled up their sleeves to support a planting day at St Peter’s School in Cambridge.
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Waikato Regional Council is welcoming a Federated Farmers-led joint project testing the implications of the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 for the rural community.
All votes have now been counted and Fred Lichtwark has been confirmed as one of the two councillors elected to the Waikato general constituency.
Waikato Regional Council says grants of up to more than $750,000 from the Waikato River Authority for environmental projects are a sign of the solid partnership between the two agencies.
Waikato Regional Council has worked with the Turangawaewae Trust Board to restore a key section of riverbank adjacent to the iconic marae at Ngaruawahia.
Waikato Regional Council has five new councillors according to progress results received by 3.30pm today.
Machine hygiene is the best defence against velvetleaf and other damaging weeds and is especially important during the spring planting season, says Waikato Regional Council’s biosecurity team.
With summer just around the corner, Waikato Regional Council is urging people to look out for pest wasps and to use safe ways to tackle them if they establish nests on private properties.
Having magpies dive bomb you can be a distinctly uncomfortable experience, particularly during the spring breeding season when the birds are especially protective of their habitat.
Waikato regional councillors have this week signed off on more than $170,000 worth of environmental initiatives fund grants for community organisations.
Waikato Regional Council has partnered with Thames-Coromandel District Council and Forest & Bird to release 400 small beetles to combat a big pest weed problem in New Zealand’s oldest arboretum.
Waikato Regional Council staff are available to provide dairy farmers on the flood-affected Coromandel Peninsula with advice on the safe disposal of milk supplies.
The vast majority of people living in the Waikato region rate their overall quality of life positively, according to the results of a new survey incorporating Waikato statistics for the first time.
A groundbreaking plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has today been approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification. Councillors were split 7-7 on a motion to approve and the measure was passed on the casting vote of the chairperson Paula Southgate.
Boaties speeding around boat ramps, failing to wear lifejackets and breaching other rules on the lower Waikato River near Port Waikato have regional council harbourmasters concerned about safety.
Eleven areas of outstanding natural character on the Waikato region’s coasts have been identified in a new report prepared by consultants Boffa Miskell for Waikato Regional Council.
A landmark co-management agreement will see Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Waikato Regional Council work closely together to restore and protect the health of the Waikato River.
Boaties are being urged to clean their hulls ahead of the upcoming summer boating season, which traditionally kicks off at Labour Weekend.
A committee made up of river iwi governors and Waikato regional councillors has agreed to recommend a proposed plan change for the Waikato and Waipa rivers to the regional council for consideration.
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