More severe weather extremes and significant coastal areas that could be affected by sea level rise are two of the key climate change risks for the Waikato.
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Waikato whitebaiters are being reminded of the importance of sticking to water safety guidelines amid anecdotal reports some aren’t following the rules.
The public can help keep whitebait fisheries healthy.
Taylor Auld from Thames has been a good scout, involved in picking up litter initiatives along the coast near his home town.
Two Waikato farming enterprises have been convicted and fined a total of $49,000 for unlawful discharges of dairy effluent on a Waitetuna property, near Raglan.
An amateur photographer with a keen eye has taken top spot in this year’s Hamilton Halo photo competition with his image of a rain-loving tūī.
Waikato Regional Council staff are concerned some residents may be treating dama wallabies as pets instead of pests.
NZ Pure Blue Springs Limited’s consent application to take water for bottling purposes from the Blue Springs has formally been put on hold.
Major new environmental gains and ongoing extensive protection for productive land are amongst benefits of a $40 million-plus expenditure programme by Waikato R
A project to restore kokako to Mt Pirongia is making solid progress with 20 bird re-locations due this year having been carried out already.
Waikato Regional Council’s investment fund return has come in $1.3 million better than expected for last financial year.
Waikato Regional Council is today working with others to help clear debris from the beach at Port Jackson after a yacht grounding late yesterday afternoon.
The drive to help protect the Waikato’s waterways has been given a $1.64 million boost with funding to two key projects.