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Graham’s Creek project set to get cracking

Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to commence next week just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek. A blessing was held at the construction site today ahead of next week’s start.

Reporoa workshop on being part of water quality solution

Reporoa residents and people living nearby are being given a further chance to participate in the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai project designed to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

Waikato's business future

Those interested in what doing business in the Waikato in 10 years time will be like still have time to register for a free panel discussion next week.

Stay safe at Labour weekend and beyond

Boaties are being reminded to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules ahead of the traditionally busy Labour Weekend on the Waikato region’s waterways and off the coast.

Care urged over kauri dieback in Waikato region

As the weather warms up and people become more active outdoors, trampers and others visiting bush areas are being urged to take particular care to help prevent the spread of the disease kauri dieback in the Waikato region.

Effluent spreading company fined

An effluent spreading company has been convicted and fined $15,000 for illegally discharging effluent into the environment.

Be part of water quality solution

Waikato residents are invited to help finalise recommended ways of restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

Bar crossing safety courses at Raglan and Kawhia

Bar crossings can be very hazardous, even for the most experienced of boaties. The incredibly sad deaths on bars this past year are an avoidable reminder that bar crossings should only ever be tackled with the right attitude, equipment, and knowledge.