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Stormwater spills end up in lake

Environment Waikato and Taupo District Council staff are concerned that people in Taupo are using stormwater drains to dispose of contaminants which then flow into Lake Taupo.

Traditional beliefs enhance Fijian catchment management

Traditional Fijian beliefs are being used to enhance modern catchment management techniques in Fiji, the New Zealand Landcare Trust national Integrated Catchment Management workshop heard in Hamilton today.

Consents granted for Huntly coal mine expansion

Environment Waikato has granted resource consents to Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd to continue its coal mining activity at Rotowaro with the development of the Awaroa 4 mine.