A new boating rule aimed at saving lives on Waikato waterways has been endorsed by Waikato Regional Council, making it compulsory to wear lifejackets.
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Waikato Regional Council is involved in a leading edge new project which will analyse the potential economic and environmental trade-offs involved in managing water quality.
A ban on the use of new domestic open fireplaces installed after May next year and new rules for industrial discharges to air are now in force in Hamilton city.
Issued at 1330 hours: Coastal communities around the Firth of Thames are being warned of the risk of coastal flooding tomorrow morning.
Waikato Regional Council today signed off on its 2013/14 Annual Plan featuring further reductions in rates increases while maintaining a range of service improvements.
A fresh suite of “menus” of farming practices to help protect water quality are the focus of Waikato Regional Council’s site PF19 in the main pavilion at Fieldays next month.
A former part-time postie and supermarket seafood assistant has won a prestigious Roger Harris engineering scholarship from Waikato Regional Council.
Farmers are being urged to stand stock off green feed before they’re transported to help keep Waikato’s roads clear of effluent and safe for users.
Waikato Regional Council has today confirmed that two barges that arrived in Coromandel Harbour infested with Mediterranean fanworm have now been cleared up.
Auckland’s traffic congestion has an impact on Waikato business costs and efficiencies, Waikato Regional Council’s policy committee has heard.
A company that owns a number of farms in South Waikato has been fined more than $30,000 for illegally discharging dairy effluent into the environment.
Trial mangrove clearance at Whangamata is proving promising, says the Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council’s web team has won the country’s top local government website award.
All road users are being urged to increase their visibility on Waikato’s roads to help reduce the risk of crashes over the coming winter months.
A high level action plan to reduce the region’s road-related fatalities and serious injury crashes has today been approved by the regional transport committee.
From Waikato Mayoral Forum
A group of Waikato MPs and iwi representatives have today been briefed by the Waikato Mayoral Forum on proposals for a work programme over three years to help boost the regional economy and deliver multi-million dollar cost savings for ratepayers.
The latest stage of possum control in the Paeroa Ranges and surrounding farmland near Reporoa has again proved highly successful.
Waikato Regional Council is working with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and local marine farmers to manage an infestation of Mediterranean fanworm at Te Kouma in Coromandel harbour.
The successful conclusion of the complex project to remediate the abandoned Tui Mine on Mt Te Aroha is being celebrated today.