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Coromandel pest control guru hangs up his traps

He will miss cups of tea with customers. He will miss people’s dedication and enthusiasm for conservation projects. He will miss visiting schools and working with kids.

Crowds pack Night Glow buses

Environment Waikato’s park and ride shuttle service proved a hit with Balloons over Waikato Night Glow goers last Sunday, carrying approximately 1700 to the event and the same number back.

Committee approves stormwater discharge consent

An Environment Waikato hearing committee has granted an application by Max Birt Sawmills Limited to discharge stormwater from a timber storage facility near Ohinewai to land and surface water.

Scientists buzz over insect discovery

It’s small. Very small. But a new species of insect that has been discovered in Hamilton is a big deal for scientists at Environment Waikato and NIWA.

Pig hunting not threatened by new pest plan

Environment Waikato’s draft Regional Pest Management Strategy (RPMS) treats feral pigs the same way it does many other organisms, according to biosecurity and heritage group manager John Simmons.

Popular Waikato River ski zone to remain open

A Hamilton water ski zone Environment Waikato opened temporarily last year on the Waikato River will remain open until Easter 2008 after proving a hit with the public.