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Weed amnesty for Raglan

Raglan Weedbusters is encouraging locals to swap their garden weeds for free native plants on Saturday 5 August.

Planting along the Whangarahi and Karaka streams

Planting 2250 native trees, grasses and shrubs along 2km of the Whangarahi and Karaka streams is a daunting task for just three people, but they’ll be finished by mid August.

Diesel disperses naturally

No physical evidence of at least 500 litres of diesel that spilt into Coromandel Harbour last week remains in the area.

Land development poses potential flood risk

Environment Waikato will be closely monitoring the impact of pine-pasture conversions in Waikato River catchments above Lake Karapiro, due to concerns that this will significantly increase flood risks downstream.

New bus orbits Hamilton

Hamilton public transport takes a giant leap forward next Monday with the launch of the new Orbiter bus service, which celebrates its first week by running free from 17–22 July.

Draft Regional Land Transport Strategy adopted

Environment Waikato today adopted the draft Regional Land Transport Strategy, which sets the direction for how land transport in the Waikato region will be managed, prioritised and funded during the next 10 years.

Draft Regional Land Transport Strategy finalised

The Regional Land Transport Committee today reached agreement on the draft Regional Land Transport Strategy, which sets out the direction for how land transport will be managed, prioritised and funded during the next 10 years.

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