Environment Waikato will grant a total of $5,869 for environmental projects at two Waikato schools
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Environment Waikato has awarded a total of $37,500 from its Environmental Initiatives Fund (EIF) towards conservation and education initiatives aimed at enhancing the environment and providing environmental education opportunities.
Environment Waikato is appealing for public help in identifying the source of oil-like slicks that have been appearing in the Waikato River underneath the Taupo Bungy site located on Spa Road, Taupo.
Boat owners in the Waikato are being reminded that from 1 July all vessels must display identification details.
Environment Waikato is urging the Raglan community to get on top of wild ginger and woolly nightshade.
Organisers of the project to re-establish bellbirds in Hamilton are appealing for the public to continue keeping an eye out for the birds and to report any sightings promptly.
Pupils from Coromandel Area School pitched in with Environment Waikato and Department of Conservation staff to plant about 300 trees earlier this month as part of a major restoration project on a DoC reserve beside Hauraki Rd in Coromandel Town.
Environment Waikato is conducting an oil spill exercise in Te Kouma, Coromandel Harbour on Friday this week designed to fine tune its response to real environmental emergencies.
Environment Waikato is committed to taking a strong partnership approach with farmers and local councils when it comes to developing new ways of protecting the environment and farming profits, says chairman Peter Buckley.
A North Waikato dairying operation and its manager have been fined a total of almost $50,000 after admitting unlawful spilling of effluent from a holding pond on to land.
Environmental Waikato’s regional pest management committee has today agreed on holding negotiations with two King Country landowners over the question of proposed extra costs involved in treating their properties using ground-based pest control rather than aerially applied 1080.
A new book due for launching next month on the Waikato River from Taupo to Port Waikato will be an important resource for decision makers considering future management of the river. It will also be useful for people interested in water quality, ecological issues and life in the river generally.
Environment Waikato is reporting an upsurge in illegal dumping of animal and fish waste into fresh water on the Coromandel recently.
Environment Waikato is warning people they face stiff fines if they illegally burn tyres.
Waikato By Products of Tuakau has been fined $17,500 after pleading guilty to the company’s latest offences involving discharging objectionable odour from its plant.
A total of five Environment Waikato councillors ended up voting for increased fares to cover the full cost of introducing two new buses to help ease congestion on the crowded Orbiter route from the start of the 2011 school year.
Environment Waikato has finalised its work plan and budgets for next financial year, settling on an average rates increase of 2.12 per cent to existing ratepayers.
Environment Waikato councillors today debated the merits of continuing with a rates money-go-round to fund early payment discounts
Environment Waikato has confirmed two new buses will be used to help ease congestion on the crowded Orbiter route from the start of the 2011 school year.
Environment Waikato councilors have agreed to a series of steps aimed at further assessing the potential for a commuter rail service between Hamilton and Auckland.