Waikato Regional Council is closely monitoring reports of elevated waterway levels in parts of the Coromandel after heavy rain this morning, although the forecast is for conditions to ease.
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Waikato Regional Council biosecurity officer Jeanie McInnesis passionate about keeping the disease kauri dieback out of the Coromandel.
Waikato Regional Council is gathering information on a second concerning erosionevent in the Pueto Stream catchment near Taupo after intense rain on Saturday.
The general community is being given a greater say in a high calibre Collaborative Stakeholder Group (CSG) which will help drive solutions to issues affecting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Waikato Regional Council is urging holiday home owners who rent baches with kayaks and other vessels to provide information on lifejackets.
It’s less fuss to travel by bus to your favourite shopping destinations this festive season.
Grab your sunblock, hat and towel and leave the car keys at the bach, a Mercury Bay shuttle will be operating to take the hassle out of getting to your favourite beaches this summer.
Motorists are being urged to ‘create breathing space’ when driving this summer in a new road safety campaign to reduce the risk of crashes in the Waikato.
Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) has promptly replaced a boot cleaning station at Hannafords Wharf, Te Kouma, after the earlier facility was stolen less than 24 hours after being installed last week. It’s believed it may have been pulled out using a vehicle.
Waipa District Council is taking action to save a popular kauri grove in Shakespeare Rd, Cambridge, following advice from Waikato Regional Council.
Leamington residents are being urged to ‘sit back and leave the driving to us’ in a campaign to encourage bus travel to Cambridge.
Waikato Regional Council’s harbourmasters will be out on some of our busiest waterways over the festive season and have put together the top five safe boating ‘must dos’ for summer.
Significant erosion at two farms near Taupo after downpours last week highlights the need for careful planning to help avoid soils being washed away, says Waikato Regional Council.
When it comes to environmental issues, the typical Waikato region person is most concerned about water pollution and quality.
Hamilton’s bus services are tracking well to achieve 2014 farebox targets so the Waikato Regional Council has backed a price drop for an all day ticket and decided against a fare increase in the New Year.
Bus fares on the Taupō Connector service will rise in the New Year to bring them in line with other regional routes.
Fares on the Northern Connector and Pukekohe bus services will be adjusted next year to bring them in line with other regional routes.
Waikato regional councillors have agreed on their committee structure and membership.
Waikato Regional Council has voted to provide accommodation allowances to better support those councillors with large geographical constituencies to cover.