Environment Waikato has begun emergency works to repair damage done to the Tongariro River in last month's flood.
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Environment Waikato has new plans to protect the Region’s important ecological areas.
Environment Waikato is proposing to introduce a uniform annual general charge (UAGC) to provide a fairer rating system for the Region.
Urban residents and lifestyle block owners would pay a fairer share of controlling plant and animal pests in the Region under a new targeted rate proposed in Environment Waikato’s Long-Term Council Community Plan.
A fairer rating system, and new proposed targeted rates for heritage protection, protecting Lake Taupo, improving river management in the Coromandel and pest management are included in Environment Waikato’s, about to open for submissions.
Environment Waikato has put its support behind Hamilton City’s late night bus and concessions for elderly passengers –on a trial basis.
The Waikato’s Festival of the Environment got off to a flying start over the weekend with a two-day E-scape – an environmental adventure through the Region.
Ratepayers in Taupo District and the Waikato Region have been told of proposals to help pay the $81.5 million needed over the next 15 years to protect Lake Taupo from the effects of nitrogen runoff.
Waikato Region residents know that Lake Taupo’s health is declining and support approaches to protect it – but they’re concerned about the effect of proposed actions and their costs.
A specially trained Australian dog is to cross the Tasman to sniff out contaminated sites in the Waikato, thanks to a grant from Environment Waikato.
Environment Waikato is providing grants for three rural schools to help with planting of native gardens and bush areas on school grounds.
The public must have confidence that Environment Waikato will take action when an organisation fails to keep its promises in protecting the environment, the Council’s Chief Executive said today.
The new landfill at Hampton Downs is developing well and in compliance with its resource consents, this week’s Environment Waikato Regulatory Committee meeting heard.
Environment Waikato is starting emergency repair and reinstatement works on the Tongariro and Tauranga Taupo rivers following last month’s flood.
A balance between ecological values and the use of harbours needs to be struck in deciding on the future of mangroves in Waikato estuaries, according to Environment Waikato Councillor Evan Penny.
Waikato people support possum control in the Region and are prepared to pay for the benefits they get from it, a study has shown.
Environment Waikato paid tribute this week to Tuwharetoa leader Mahlon Nepia’s work for the environment.
Environment Waikato’s Regulatory Committee has recommended prosecuting Hamilton City Council and Perry Environmental over alleged breaches of resource consents at the Horotiu Landfill, subject to legal advice.
Tarpaulins painted with environmental messages about clean air will decorate a Tokoroa reserve on Saturday as teams from Environment Waikato’s Great E-scape challenge arrive in town.
The hearing of consent applications for Contact Energy’s Wairakei geothermal field is to be adjourned at the end of March to give Taupo District Council time to assess information about materials drilled in one of Taupo’s subsidence areas.