Waikato Regional Council today adopted its Annual Report detailing sound financial results and significant progress toward achieving the region’s environmental and economic goals.
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Waikato farmers and other interested parties are being encouraged to have their say, as future opportunities arise, on any possible changes to the Waikato Regional Plan aimed at better protecting water quality in the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
A briefing on the recent Environment Court decision on the Horizons Regional Council ‘One Plan’ will emphasise the need for “Waikato solutions to Waikato issues” when it comes to protecting water quality in the region.
A series of public consultation meetings are due to begin next month as part of a scheduled review of the Waikato region’s navigation safety bylaw.
Orbiter service changes coming into effect from October will improve reliability for Hamilton’s bus passengers and provide a more convenient weekend service for shoppers, says Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council staff are appalled to have discovered a dairy farmer who appears to have ‘managed’ his farm effluent by deliberately pumping it to a nearby watercourse.
Honda New Zealand’s latest contribution to tree planting in the Waikato has taken its total donation over eight years to more than $200,000.
A $75,000 fund helping local communities undertake their own pest animal and plant control is proving increasingly popular, Waikato Regional Council’s regional pest management committee has been told.
Two innovative environmental projects have received a financial boost from Waikato Regional Council.
Regional bus fares are likely to increase for the first time in more than two years, with a proposal for five per cent annual rises backed by Waikato Regional Council’s finance and audit committee today.
Waikato residents are being encouraged to report sightings of certain native birds on an updated web page launched to coincide with Conservation Week, which began yesterday.
Hamilton City Council’s city delivery team is being praised for its swift response to a fire at a tyre retail outlet in the inner city this morning.
A united bid from all councils in the Waikato has helped secure up to $1.3 billion in Government funding for the region’s transport activities over the next 3 years.
Efficiency and saving farmers money are the aims of a plan for the receiving and processing of dairy farm water take consents required from Waikato Regional Council.