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Maungatautari project funding confirmed

Waikato Regional Council has confirmed it will support the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust with $300,000 annually for the next three years.

Collaboration key to Lake Taupō project

Collaboration and partnerships have been key elements of the leading edge Lake Taupō protection project which has just been selected as a New Zealand section finalist at prestigious awards in Brisbane.

Major milestone reached in protection of Lake Taupō

The Lake Taupō Protection Trust - along with its central and local government funders, and Ngāti Tūwharetoa - is proudly announcing the achievement of agreements to meet the target 170 tonne a year reduction in the amount of nitrogen entering the lake.

Council supports push on plastic bags, waters and Crown rating

Waikato regional councillors have thrown their weight behind remits pushing for a levy on plastic shopping bags, a re-introduction of subsidies for water and wastewater schemes and an investigation into the paying of rates on Crown land.