Waikato Regional Council will incorporate a Maori viewpoint into hearing and deciding the region’s most significant resource management policy framework.
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Public consultation starts tomorrow on a $6 million funding proposal for a national cycling centre of excellence, including a velodrome, near Cambridge.
Changes to the Glenview and Mahoe bus timetables will come into effect next month, resulting in increased frequency of services to the Waikato Hospital.
A spate of recent pedestrian deaths has led to a plea from the region’s safety education group for all road users to extra care.
Waikato Regional Council is concerned services will be cut or rates will have to rise as a result of plans to either reduce or remove government transport subsidies.
Close collaboration between all stakeholders – including iwi, farmers, the agriculture industry and local councils – will be the key to successfully addressing land and water quality issues in the region, says the chair of Waikato Regional Council’s land and water quality subcommittee chairman Norm Barker.
Waikato Regional Council is urging members of the public to be extra vigilant around the region’s swollen rivers and streams, with water levels in the larger rivers expected to rise further over the next couple of days.
The results of an annual Waikato Regional Council survey have just been released and show that too many children under 12 are still not wearing lifejackets on boats.
Waikato Regional Council scientists believe breaches of national standards for air quality at a busy northern Hamilton intersection may be linked to roadworks in the area.
Full year figures have confirmed that Waikato farmers made significant environmental gains last season as they, the agriculture industry and the regional council increased the focus on complying with dairy effluent management rules.
Waikato Regional Council’s navigation safety team is urging boaties to take extreme care going out to sea today following the tsunami alert this morning and forecasts for rain, high winds and large swells off the west coast.
Waikato Regional Council is concerned about the environmental impacts of the government’s proposed National Environmental Standards (NES) for plantation forestry for sensitive areas like the Coromandel Peninsula.
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group emergency coordinating centre in Hamilton will remain activated in monitoring mode despite the cancellation of a tsunami warning.
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group emergency coordinating centre in Hamilton says a marine tsunami threat has been confirmed after the earthquake this morning in the Tonga-Kermadec trench to the north-east of New Zealand.
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group emergency coordinating centre in Hamilton has activated following the tsunami threat alert issued this morning.
A website launched 12 years ago to divert thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill has been revamped to make the free exchange of reusable items easier.
The changing climate and how it can affect you will be the subject of a free public seminar hosted by Waikato Regional Council and featuring weather expert Jim Salinger, Lincoln University professor Caroline Saunders and business commentator Rod Oram.
Waikato Regional Council has formally lodged a new resource consent application to undertake mangrove removal as a part of wider catchment work at Whangamata.
Waikato Regional Council has given an environmental ‘tick’ to beef from farms at the heart of a world-leading project to protect the excellent water quality of Lake Taupo.
Waikato residents can have their say on public transport services, with the Waikato Regional Council this week adopting its draft 10-year public transport plan for consultation.