An awards ceremony has recognised contracting earthworks companies, their staff and sub-contractors who have gone above and beyond best practice.
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A blessing to kick-start the restoration of Lake Whangape in Waikato’s north was held today following signing of a multi-agency agreement in July of this year.
Seven young wāhine passionate about the taiao (environment), pūtaiao (sciences) and Te ao Māori have received scholarships at a special ceremony in Kirikiriroa.
Former Matamata College student Russell Wenzlick has won a Waikato Regional Council scholarship to help with his university studies.
Nine councils, including Waikato Regional Council, have agreed to progress a strategic business case to identify best practice in all water activities.
Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow due to industrial action by bus drivers.
Waikato Regional Council adopted the Draft Waikato Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-28 (RPTP) at a special meeting on Tuesday, 21 August.
Waikato Regional Council’s investment fund return has come in more than $1.3 million better than expected for the last financial year.
Waikato Regional Council is now inviting further submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Plan Change 1 and Variation 1 to Proposed Plan Change 1.
Waikato Regional Council is starting the final stage of mangrove removal work, which it has resource consent for, in Whangamatā.
Noted Whenuakite farmer, the late Arthur Hinds, is to have a Work Placement Scholarship established in his honour by DOC and Waikato Regional Council.
An Ōtorohanga farmer has been convicted and fined a total of $57,000 for discharging dairy effluent into the environment.
Hamilton bus services will be disrupted due to industrial action by bus drivers.
Waikato Regional Council is disappointed with a Forest and Bird report regarding compliance monitoring and enforcement in the dairy sector in 2016/17.
A community group tackling wilding pines at Rings Beach, on the Coromandel Peninsula, has been given a $90,000 funding boost by Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council is urging dairy farmers to seek advice about effluent management from accredited experts following the conviction of a farming company.
The Waikato has relatively affordable housing, better life satisfaction and an above average percentage of te reo Māori speakers, but could be doing better.
A Waikato Regional Council and Department of Conservation scholarship is being used to help find out what’s causing the decline of kākahi, freshwater mussel.
It's well established that in intensively grazed pastures, urine patches can contribute to levels of nitrogen in excess of the pasture’s ability to utilise.
Waikato Regional Council is urging residents to report any sightings of wild rabbit carcasses in areas where the RHDV1 K5 virus was released in April.