The two winners of this year’s Waikato Regional Council - Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships are both women who are studying law and who take an active role in volunteer community work.
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New Zealanders need to re-think their ‘love affair’ with pastoral farmland if we are to lift the country’s environmental and economic performance, a Waikato Regional Council committee heard yesterday.
Free shuttle buses will be operating for Hamilton’s semi-final battle between the Chiefs and Crusaders at Waikato Stadium this weekend.
A bike rack has been installed on the Taupō Connector bus to coincide with a new timetable and bus routes for the service taking effect from Monday next week (29 July).
Keeping rural machinery and equipment clean is a key way of preventing the spread of dangerous pest plants, says Waikato Regional Council.
People wanting to get involved in the issues affecting Waikato’s communities, its environment and the economy can now formally signal their interest in standing for Waikato Regional Council.
A fresh breach of national air pollution standards in Taupo has triggered a new restriction on the future use of open fireplaces in the home and an extension of the town’s classification as a “polluted airshed”.
Waikato Regional Council is welcoming new tax breaks that will contribute to protecting water quality.
Waikato Regional Council says it has agreed to take a lead role in reducing the costs involved nationally in monitoring compliance with approval to use herbicides over water to control aquatic weeds.
The shine of Hamilton’s Halo project to protect tui nesting sites and restore the iconic bird to the city is spreading outside the Waikato.
Waikato Regional Council is next week hosting a visit by a Government minister from Vanuatu, which wants to tap into the council’s internationally renowned geothermal policy expertise as it seeks to develop its own geothermal energy potential.
Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge.
Work to better manage the risk tsunami pose to Tairua and Pauanui is well advanced, says a report to today’s meeting of Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee.
The new Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord released at Parliament today is a “positive step” on the road towards an environmentally sustainable dairy sector, says Waikato Regional Council.
JOINT MEDIA RELEASEThe partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council
You never know what dangerous pest plant might turn up quietly in your neighbourhood or even your own backyard.
People who work and play on Waikato’s waterways are being urged to spend winter learning the new navigation safety rules which came into effect on Monday (1 July).
A new campaign is rolling out across the Waikato this week to create awareness of the ‘elephants’ of the road and reduce the number of near-misses and crashes involving ‘mice’.
Waikato Regional Council is celebrating five years of the Hamilton Halo project with a photo competition offering cool prizes.
Tomorrow 4 July is a key date for voters wanting to ensure they are correctly registered to vote in this year’s local government elections for Waikato Regional Council and other local bodies.