Find out about what affects our region's air quality.
Find out about the diverse collection of native plants and animals in the Waikato region.
Find out about the Waikato region's coast and estuarine shoreline.
Find out about the Waikato region's geothermal systems and attractions.
Land and soil
Find out about the Waikato region's land and soil and how to protect them for our wellbeing.
Find out about the Waikato region's groundwater, rivers, lakes and wetlands.
Report a pollution or environmental incident
Use our online form to report a pollution or environmental incident. You can also ring our freephone, 0800 800 401.
Contaminated sites have high concentrations of hazardous substances.
Hazardous substances are used from agriculture and horticulture to mining. It’s important their use is managed carefully.
Find out about the quantity and composition of solid waste produced, waste disposal and its effects, what we are doing to reduce waste in our region, and community views about waste.
Plant and animal pest control
Find out more about the plants and animals declared 'pests' in our region, including where they're found, methods of control and useful contacts.
Find out what Waikato Regional Council is doing to protect our region from future pests.
Find out how the Waikato Regional Council manages possum numbers.