Waikato Regional Council staff are beginning a limited series of unannounced visits to Waikato dairy farms to check rates of compliance with effluent management
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Extending the period for submissions on the Healthy Rivers Wai Ora Plan Change 1 could be counter-productive to the interests of rural sector groups.
A major new plan outlining a blueprint for a more prosperous future in the Waikato has today been signed off for public consultation in a strong display of regi
A chemical cleaning company has been convicted and fined $39,000 for a toxic discharge that resulted in a significant fish kill event at Paeroa last year.
New Government maps indicating where bacteria and potentially toxic algae are at levels safer for swimming will help Waikato people make choices but further im
Development of national regulations for the storage of end-of-life tyres, and the finding of alternative end uses, cannot come soon enough.
Three boaties tipped into the waves while trying to cross the Kawhia bar today were lucky help was coincidentally quick to arrive, says Waikato Regional Council
The next stage of Waikato Regional Council’s multimillion dollar project to strengthen Piako’s flood protection scheme has just kicked off near Ngātea.
Recent wet weather, with forecasts of more to come in the next few weeks, is raising optimism that dry conditions in parts of South Auckland and Waikato won’t l
Waikato Regional Council is asking the public to be on the lookout for any further signs of aquatic life being impacted on in the region’s waterways.
A total of 10 candidates will contest the Waikato Regional Council Hamilton general constituency by-election.
There'll be extra public bus services between Raglan and Hamilton from April, with residents getting their chance to influence the final route and timetable.
Whitianga’s Mercury Bay will be the scene of this year’s main marine oil spill exercise carried out by Waikato Regional Council’s marine oil spill reponse team
Waikato Regional Council will work with hydro generator Mercury and other agencies on water safety issues after the tragic drowning of a woman at Aratiatia.
An average rate rise to existing ratepayers of 2.6 per cent is being proposed by Waikato Regional Council for next financial year.