Vandals interfering with a diesel tank on a parked tour bus have spilled about 200 litres of diesel into the Waikato River early this morning.
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Hundreds of Waikato drivers will find the young “victim” of speed plastered over their windscreens over the next week or two.
Environment Waikato is planning river management and pest control work around the King Country in its Long-Term Council Community Plan, now open for submissions.
The fluffy plumes of pampas plants will eventually become a rare sight on the Coromandel as Environment Waikato begins controls on the invasive plant pest from July 1
Environment Waikato is planning to increase the navigation safety service it provides for the Waikato River between Hamilton City and Port Waikato.
Environment Waikato is planning work on weeds and pests in the Franklin area in its draft Long-Term Council Community Plan, now open for submissions.
Moves are underway to trial a bus passenger service in Taupo as part of Environment Waikato’s and Taupo District Council’s Long-Term Council Community Plans.
Hamilton’s Jeneanne Capon has come up with a way to turn recycled materials into musical instruments for her music classes.
Environment Waikato is considering registering boats along with other options to directly fund navigation safety in the Waikato Region.
Hamilton daffodil sellers Clandon Daffodil and their customers have come up with ways to recycle plastic bags twice over.
While jetski riders are behaving well, a significant number of small boat skippers are still speeding near the shore or close to moorings, according to Environment Waikato.
A 15-year study into trends in river water quality throughout the Waikato Region shows that the quality of water in rural streams and rivers is declining.
Thames-Coromandel District Council and Environment Waikato have jointly asked the Government to help pay for urgent flood protection work on the Thames Coast.
Environment Waikato plans to relocate the Rawerawe stopbank on the Piako River after it failed in February.
The Tongariro River is undergoing a cleanup following February’s flood damage.
New roading routes should be identified as early as possible and their designations completed, even the construction was decades years away, according to Regional Land Transport Committee chairman David Peart.
Environment Waikato is planning some hot incentives for safe Easter drivers next week.
Morrinsville farmers Bill and Donald Cox have been convicted and fined $900 and $500 respectively and ordered to pay a total of $452 each in prosecution costs for obstructing two Environment Waikato enforcement officers investigating a complaint.
Thirty two secondary school students from throughout the Waikato Region will be meeting in Hamilton next week for the first Regional Youth Environment Forum.