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Waikato Regional Council is investigating infestations of velvetleaf in our region.
Velvetleaf has spread to properties in the Waikato via:

  • infested fodder beet seeds imported from overseas
  • infested maize crops and maize silage
  • unclean machinery.




There are no events planned in your area at the moment.

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Improvement of the Mangapū River


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Waipā Zone Management Plan

Zone management plans (ZMPs) are the primary tools for implementation of all river and catchment management activities within each zone. Each ZMP includes the following details:

  • vision for the zone
  • strategy to achieve the vision
  • activities to implement the strategy
  • set of services levels and performance standards for the activities
  • financial strategies and funding arrangments.

Read the Waipā Zone Management Plan >> [PDF, 6.7 MB]

Waipā Catchment Plan

The Waipā Catchment Plan outlines a 20 year plan to support the restoration and protection of the health and wellbeing of the Waipā River (and the Waikato River).

Read more about the Waipā Catchment Plan >>

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