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Council agrees to implement Variation 6

Environment Waikato’s council has today accepted the recommendation of a hearings committee to publicly notify the proposed Variation 6 policy change covering the way water is used in the region.

Fine idea warms Te Kuiti homes

Environment Waikato today presented a $27,000 cheque to Waitomo District Council so Te Kuiti people on low incomes can benefit from government funding aimed at helping people insulate their homes and convert to cleaner forms of heating.

Council to consider water use recommendation

Environment Waikato’s council is due to decide next week whether to accept the recommendation of a hearings committee that has been looking at the proposed Variation 6 policy change covering the way water is taken and used in the region.

EW confirms settlement to pig and deer dispute

Environment Waikato’s regional pest management strategy appeals hearing committee has confirmed that feral pigs and deer will not be called "pests", but that they will still be controlled if found to be damaging important ecological areas.

Practical effluent advice on offer to Waikato farmers

Joint media release
Boosting farm profits, improving nutrient efficiency and creating a sustainable dairying operation are the focuses of upcoming effluent management field days for Waikato farmers.

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