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RPS protects environment to help grow economy

The regional council has today adopted the Waikato’s most significant policy document designed to protect the natural environment and contribute to the region’s economic performance, productivity and prosperity.

Rule breakers ‘causing near misses’

Ahead of the traditional Labour Weekend start to the summer recreational boating season, a new survey indicates boaties not following basic navigation safety rules are causing near misses on the water.

Be driven to BUSIT’s new website

A new website for Waikato’s bus passengers makes it even easier for people to find out how they can be driven to work, study and play.

Good progress on protecting Lake Taupō

Very solid progress has been made on protecting Lake Taupō’s future water quality from the effects of nitrogen discharges from rural and urban sources, Waikato Regional Council’s resource use and environmental monitoring committee has heard.

Care needed with maize cultivation

Agricultural contractors are being reminded that they must leave a buffer of at least two metres between waterways and areas cultivated for growing maize.