Waikato Regional Council says it is concerned proposed changes to the national plan for managing tuberculosis (Tb) in cows may be somewhat hypocritical when it comes to the Waikato.
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Waikato Regional Council has confirmed it will support the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust with $300,000 annually for the next three years.
Collaboration and partnerships have been key elements of the leading edge Lake Taupō protection project which has just been selected as a New Zealand section finalist at prestigious awards in Brisbane.
The Lake Taupō Protection Trust - along with its central and local government funders, and Ngāti Tūwharetoa - is proudly announcing the achievement of agreements to meet the target 170 tonne a year reduction in the amount of nitrogen entering the lake.
Bacteria that can make people sick, water clarity, the build up of algae, and nutrients are to be targetted as part of work to protect and restore Waikato and Waipā rivers.
It’s time again for a bit of fine-feathered photography.
Waikato regional councillors have thrown their weight behind remits pushing for a levy on plastic shopping bags, a re-introduction of subsidies for water and wastewater schemes and an investigation into the paying of rates on Crown land.