Three grants worth $67,000 in total for environmental projects have been approved by Waikato Regional Council’s finance committee.
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Media release from Waikato Mayoral Forum
Arts and sports are a huge part of what makes Waikato communities tick. Now two important new regional plans for arts and sport – produced with the support of the Waikato Mayoral Forum – are setting out a long-term vision for the region in these two key areas.
Waikato Regional Council is warmly welcoming up to $1.5 million in Waikato River Authority funding over three years for implementation of projects identified in the recently released Waipā Catchment Plan.
Joint media release with TCDC
Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved an extra $300,000 to extend the bridge on the Manaia Rd causeway which will be an important element of flood mitigation work at Graham’s Creek in Tairua.
It’s the time of year when privet blossoms, potentially contributing to respiratory disorders such as hayfever.
Wheelchair user Denise Cook (pictured) has been confidently travelling on Waikato’s public buses this year thanks to an event she attended for disabled and older people 12 months ago.
Waikato Regional Council is urging a remaining small group of farmers needing to make applications for dairy shed water take consents to get them in before a deadline of 24 December.
A wide range of views continues to be gathered as part of a major project designed to protect and restore the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers, including input from farmers, technical experts, iwi and the wider public.
Morrinsville company Orion Haulage Limited has been convicted and fined $32,400 for illegally discharging a combination of dairy farm effluent and dairy byproducts into a stream.
A Waikato dairy farmer has been convicted and fined $55,800 for illegally discharging effluent into the environment over a 19 day period.
By day, they work at Waikato Regional Council to help manage natural resources and protect the environment.
Leveraging off the strength of the Māori economy in Waikato is important for maximising the region’s growth potential, says a new report from Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL).
To celebrate Hamilton turning 150 years old this year, Waikato Regional Council is giving everyone $1.50 bus fares on Saturday 22 November.
This Saturday the Hamilton central business district will come alive with a spectacle of colour, creativity, music and dance with the first Our Place Our Future Children’s Parade.
Another popular Raglan bar crossing course for boaties is being held on Sunday 23 November.
A new 30-year regional plan to underpin Waikato’s key land transport systems is due out this Friday for public consultation.