Waikato Regional Council has this afternoon cordoned off two kauri trees at Woodstock Primary School in Fairfield after signs that they may be infected with the fungus-like disease known as “kauri dieback”.
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Good local government in the Waikato requires strong governance at both a local and regional level, a parliamentary select committee has been told today by Waikato Regional Council.
Tairua and Pauanui residents are being urged to be patient and not undertake any illegal clearance of mangroves in Tairua harbour.
Waikato dairy farmers are being advised of a new trial system to monitor compliance with effluent management rules, which are designed to protect water quality in the region.
Joint media release
Te Arawa River Iwi Trust (TARIT) is to enter into separate agreements over the Upper Waikato River, with Rotorua District Council (RDC) and Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato Regional Council says it’s happy to provide homeowners with detailed information if they want to clarify the meaning of an upcoming ban on the use of newly-installed domestic open fireplaces in Te Kuiti.
Waikato Regional Council wants to see a clearer division of roles for regional and local authorities, particularly when it comes to the regulation of land use to manage natural hazards, water quality, transport and infrastructure.
Two farming companies have been convicted of seven offences under the Resource Management Act and had fines imposed amounting to $60,000.
A draft regional plan change process to help protect and restore the Waikato and Waipa rivers has today been signed off by Waikato Regional Council.
Waikato voters will elect 14 regional councillors from six general and two Maori constituencies at the 2013 local body elections following Waikato Regional Council’s review of its representation arrangements.
Building a better Waikato was the key focus of the 150 people who attended the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ) conference at the Don Rowlands Event Centre at Karapiro last Friday.
From Waikato Civil Defence
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group’s joint committee has today announced a new full-time Group Manager/Controller.
Waikato Regional Council is about to begin an update of the Waikato’s waste and infrastructure stocktake to help identify commercial opportunities for the region.
Metservice now says there is a possibility of up to 100 millimetres of rain falling in a short burst tomorrow over the Coromandel Peninsula and the Kaimai Ranges.
Metservice says there is potential for heavy rain to become more widespread tomorrow over the Coromandel Peninsula and the Kaimai Ranges.
Metservice has issued a new severe weather watch saying there is potential for heavy rainfall on the Coromandel peninsula over tomorrow and Friday.