An independent review has found that Waikato Regional Council’s evidence gathering processes are “appropriate, robust, lawful and up to date”.
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Waikato Regional Council’s investigations and incident response manager Patrick Lynch has been recognised as a finalist for a top Australasian professional achievement award.
Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to commence next week just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek. A blessing was held at the construction site today ahead of next week’s start.
The constraints regional councils face in responding promptly to emerging environmental issues has been highlighted by a new central Government report issued today, says Waikato Regional Council.
There’s another great opportunity coming up for students from the Waihou-Piako rivers zone to get a tertiary studies scholarship worth up to $6000.
Reporoa residents and people living nearby are being given a further chance to participate in the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai project designed to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Those interested in what doing business in the Waikato in 10 years time will be like still have time to register for a free panel discussion next week.
Boaties are being reminded to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules ahead of the traditionally busy Labour Weekend on the Waikato region’s waterways and off the coast.
As the weather warms up and people become more active outdoors, trampers and others visiting bush areas are being urged to take particular care to help prevent the spread of the disease kauri dieback in the Waikato region.
An effluent spreading company has been convicted and fined $15,000 for illegally discharging effluent into the environment.
Waikato Regional Council says a collaborative approach to protecting the health of rivers in the region is best.
Waikato residents are invited to help finalise recommended ways of restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
What will doing business in the Waikato in 10 years time be like?
Boaties are being urged to maintain a tight focus on safety ahead of the traditionally busy Labour Weekend on the Waikato region’s waterways and off the coast.
Bar crossings can be very hazardous, even for the most experienced of boaties. The incredibly sad deaths on bars this past year are an avoidable reminder that bar crossings should only ever be tackled with the right attitude, equipment, and knowledge.
Waikato Regional Council has signed off on a successful year in which it achieved more than 90 per cent of its performance targets and delivered a total surplus of $702,000.
A Hamilton netball player has had a ‘magic’ experience, spending time shoe shopping with international netball star Casey Kopua as part of a Drive Sober promotion.