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Extra buses for Huntly V8s fans

Huntly residents wanting to catch a slice of V8s action can more easily take a bus to the event thanks to extra services.

Easy riding on free city buses during Hamilton 400

As the big V8s prepare for their first ever showdown in the inaugural Hamilton 400, a special timetable of free bus services designed to lessen the amount of traffic congestion and reduce the carbon footprint of the event has been announced.

Committee hears views on using toxins for pest control

Environment Waikato’s regional pest management committee has heard a range of presentations about the use of toxins to control animal and plant pests, including views both for and against using 1080 to kill possums.

Caution urged on wetlands drainage

Environment Waikato is reminding farmers about rules preventing the draining or clearance of ecologically important wetlands.