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Regional rate for harbour management works considered

The idea of having a regional rate meet 15 per cent of the cost of harbour management works on the Coromandel Peninsula has been endorsed by the regional council’s catchment services committee.

Tokoroa milk drying plant gets quicker consent

The relatively speedy granting of a resource consent to a planned milk drying plant in Tokoroa is a great example of what can be achieved when companies work proactively with the regional council, says regulatory committee chair Lois Livingston.

Committee confirms application of surplus

The Waikato Regional Council’s budget surplus for the 2010/11 financial year and its accumulated surpluses are set to fund essential building repairs, the Tui Mine remediation project and costs related to the Home of Cycling consultation.

Variation 5 advice for Taupō small block owners

Advice for small block owners on the implications of Waikato Regional Council’s Variation 5 policy to protect Lake Taupō will be available at an information evening on Tuesday 11 October.

Public help requested to identify spill source

Waikato Regional Council is appealing for help to locate the source of diesel which has spilled into the Waikato River on two occasions in recent days, near the St Andrews golf course in Hamilton.

Waikato river users urged to follow the rules

Waikato Regional Council is reminding those using waka ama and rowing skiffs on the river in Hamilton that failing to follow river safety rules endangers the lives and well-being of themselves and other water users.