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Crafar appeal rejected by High Court

Crafar family appeals against conviction and sentence in a Hamilton dairy effluent prosecution have been dismissed by the High Court in Hamilton.

EW and MRP balance river flows to manage flood risk

Environment Waikato is working closely with Mighty River Power to carefully control the release of water from Lake Taupo through the Waikato Hydro System ahead of forecast rain this weekend.

Consents granted for recycling centre

Hamilton City Council (HCC) has been granted new 15-year consents to operate the Hamilton Organic Centre in Wickham Street, subject to new conditions designed to control odour.

Big achievements in transport triennium

Very high customer satisfaction levels and a huge surge in bus use in Hamilton were major features of a report presented to the last meeting, for the current triennium, of the multi-agency Regional Passenger Transport Committee today.

Whangamata tsunami warning test on 24 September

Testing of the tsunami warning sirens at Whangamata later this month is part of local and regional preparedness for tsunami, says Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group controller Scott Fowlds.

DoC granted Tui Mine clean up consents

The Department of Conservation (DoC) has been granted a range of consents as part of plans to clean up the contaminated Tui Mine site on the slopes of Mt Te Aroha.