A regional speed management framework to help prevent death and serious injury on Waikato roads is the focus of a new Waikato regional transport committee project.
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An information day is being held for people to find out more about a multi-agency project to mitigate flooding at Kirikiri near Thames.
The efforts of farmers to improve the health of the Piako River have been deservedly recognised at an awards ceremony in Wellington last night, says Waikato Regional Council chairperson Paula Southgate.
Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team says a recent mishap on the west coast is a reminder for boaties of the need for extreme care when crossing the region’s coastal bars.
Hamilton’s largest ever Have A Go Day is being held next week to promote a range of disabled-friendly products and services, and will include a local celebrity mobility scooter race in the CBD.
A top student from Te Aroha has won this year’s $6000 Roger Harris (Waihou Valley Scheme) Scholarship.
An online tool to help people see the impacts of projected sea level rise scenarios on coastal properties is being worked on by Waikato Regional Council.
The exercise scenario is a tricky one. An imaginary fishing vessel will run aground in bad weather off the Coromandel coast in the early hours of the morning and lose 2000 litres of diesel into the ocean. Another 2000 litres remains on board.
A desire to contribute to good outcomes for Māori and the environment is common amongst this year’s five winners of the Waikato Regional Council and Waikato-Tainui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.
More than 1000 stakeholders and members of the public have now been involved in workshops and an online survey related to the project aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Anew report outlines how there will be extensive benefits as well as costs from work to restore and protect the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers under the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai project.
More than 200 children from schools across the Waikato region have attended this year’s Enviroschools event held at the Mystery Creek Event Centre near Hamilton this week.
Waikato Regional Council’s support for the local economy was underlined tonight with chairperson Paula Southgate handing out the emerging business award at the 2015 Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards in Hamilton.
More than 300 people have turned out for workshops in recent weeks on how to better restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.