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Councils grant chicken broiler consent

Environment Waikato and Matamata-Piako District Council have granted resource consents to expand a chicken broiler operation at Cussen Road, Tatuanui.

Councils grant Karapiro quarry consents

Environment Waikato and Waipa District Council have granted resource consents for the ongoing operation of Whitehall quarry, near Karapiro.

New regime for geothermal resources

Environment Waikato is proposing to change its policies to ensure consistency between various policies on geothermal resources.

Rates invoices spark calls

Environment Waikato’s rating team is taking dozens of calls as the first direct rate from the Regional Council hits letterboxes around the Region this week – but the majority of the calls are asking about how to pay.

Booze bus checks thousands

Younger drinking drivers are becoming a worrying statistic since the drinking age was lowered, this week’s Environment Waikato Regional Road Safety Subcommittee was told.

Regional Council rates out today

Environment Waikato posts out its first rate invoices this week – but the Council is not expecting the ratepayer outcry that Auckland Regional Council has experienced.