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Lessons for Waikato in Kaipara tragedy

The weekend bar crossing tragedy on the Kaipara Harbour emphasises the need for Waikato boaties to take care crossing bars, says Waikato Regional Council.

Waikato civil defence assessing developments

0915hrs - issued by Waikato civil defence

Waikato Civil Defence Group is assessing what response it will need to provide following last night’s earthquake.

Waikato civil defence urges vigilance

Issued by Waikato Civil Defence at 3.15pm

Waikato Civil Defence Group is urging the region’s communities to remain vigilant overnight .

Council welcomes Healthy Rivers on farm report

Waikato Regional Council says a new report testing the implications of the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 has provided useful data to inform the submission process.

Whitianga cubs and keas tackle wild ginger

Whitianga cubs and keas have helped Waikato Regional Council tackle the pest plant wild ginger, which can damage native bush if it gets out of control.

Te Aroha winner of outstanding contribution award

A Te Aroha-based catchment management officer at Waikato Regional Council has won an outstanding contribution award from the New Zealand Association of Resource Management (NZARM).

Soil conservation made finals in Kudos awards

An innovative tool to support soil conservation developed by Waikato Regional Council land and soil scientist Dr Reece Hill made it into the finals of two categories at the Kudos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards held last night.

Waikato supports drive on lifejackets

Waikato Regional Council is lending its support to a new national push to ensure people comply with lifejacket regulations while out on the water.

Popular MarineMate app gets funding boost

The Waikato Regional Council-developed MarineMate mobile phone app, which is hugely popular with boaties nationally, has been given a funding boost by Maritime NZ.

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