Crossing the notorious Raglan bar can be extremely hazardous for even the most experienced boatie.
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Farmers in Waikato and South Auckland are being urged to watch out for their health as the stress of managing in the extremely dry conditions this summer grinds on.
A Coromandel project involving tree planting to honour New Zealand’s World War One dead is to be supported by a $40,000 grant from Waikato Regional Council’s environmental initiatives fund.
Joint media release from DairyNZ, Waikato River Authority and Waikato Regional Council A ground-breaking collaboration between dairy industry body DairyNZ, the Waikato River Authority and Waikato Regional Council is lining up to better protect and restore the Waikato River.
A major marine oil spill exercise will be carried out on and beside the Waikato River at Tuakau on Thursday 5 March by Waikato Regional Council’s marine oil spill response team.
The very dry summers of recent years highlight the need for farmers and other water users to plan carefully over their water needs, says Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council has removed a seriously unsafe vessel from Tairua Harbour after it was judged to be at risk from sinking, potentially creating an environmental and navigation hazard.
Two new reports on nutrients that can support algal growth in the Waikato and Waipa rivers indicate some potentially positive developments for protecting and restoring water quality in the region.
Waikato dairy farmers and their milk companies have been extremely proactive in applying for “grandparented” access to water takes under the region’s new Variation 6 policy, says Waikato Regional Council.
The ground-breaking Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year on St Patrick’s Day and it will be bigger than ever.
Joint release from Matamata-Piako District Council and Waikato Regional Council
More research is needed on the potential effects of liquefaction, climate change and severe wind on Matamata-Piako district, says a new technical report prepared by the Waikato Regional Council’s regional hazards team.
Waikato Regional Council funding is helping this year’s Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival have a number of creative works that highlight sustainability and conservation issues.
Waikato region water users are being reminded of the need to take care in or on waterways and off the coast over the long Waitangi weekend.
Despite rain at the weekend and today, Waikato and South Auckland farmers are being encouraged to put their hands up promptly if they need advice due to the ongoing very dry conditions in the region.