Waikato Regional Council will be working with a private landowner to prevent the spread of kauri dieback from infected trees on their Coromandel property.
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Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team has won a national award recognising its boat safety work for the region and New Zealand.
A Morrinsville farming company has received three convictions and been fined $48,750 for unlawfully discharging dairy effluent into the environment.
Waikato Regional Council’s new regional pest management plan has today been put into operation on the casting vote of the chairperson Paula Southgate.
Waikato regional councillors have opted to stick with the first past the post voting system for the 2016 triennial election.
Contractors acting for Waikato Regional Council have successfully exceeded their possum control targets during an operation over about 6,200 hectares near Mahoenui in Waitomo district from May till August.
Waikato Regional Council has posted a very positive result for the last financial year, according to figures presented to yesterday’s finance committee meeting.
Three new awards for environmentally sensitive earthworks projects in Waikato reflect a need to recognise the improved effort the industry has put into protecting water quality from the effects of sediment.
Waikato Regional Council’s biosecurity group manager John Simmons found it a nice touch that the trophy for his national pest animal management award was a replica of a kokako.
A multi-stakeholder working group set up to help manage ongoing flooding issues at Graham’s Creek on the Coromandel has established a set of project principles, including looking to achieve minimum cost.
Issued on behalf of the Waikato Mayoral Forum
The rubber’s really starting to hit the road with co-operation over a smarter approach to roading in the region.
Waikato Regional Council has joined forces with Bay of Plenty Regional Council to make bar crossings safer for boaties.
Very solid results have been achieved in a major Waikato Regional Council possum control operation carried out recently over 18,000 hectares south of Te Kuiti.