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Environment Waikato is funding research into plants that could be used to clean up the region’s freshwater lakes.
Environment Waikato is giving $33,000 to the Waikato Royal Forest and Bird Society to help save the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin.
Environment Waikato is giving the Waikato River Trails Trust $28,000 towards a walkway that will help people enjoy and learn about the Waikato River.
Environment Waikato has got behind efforts to save the kiwi from extinction by granting $39,000 to the National Kiwi Trust.
Environment Waikato is following up concerns that some farms in the Lake Taupo catchment are beefing up stock numbers in defiance of new land use rules that aim to cap the amount of nitrogen polluting Lake Taupo.
Environment Waikato has granted $20,000 from its Environmental Initiatives Fund to sponsor the construction of a pest-proof fence around the Driving Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.
The latest Environment Waikato aerial operation checking for illegal dairy effluent management practices has revealed more promising results.
Environment Waikato has posted an independent review of the technical aspects of an application to build an asphalt manufacturing plant in Riverlea, Hamilton on its website
Environment Waikato is closer to defining the area of mangroves that will be managed in Whangamata Harbour following a recent survey of ratepayers.
Environment Waikato is to advertise its chief executive’s position in March 2008, five months earlier than required by law.
Proposed national environmental standards for electricity transmission would load some of Transpower’s current costs directly on to ratepayers, says Environment Waikato.
Ongoing growth in the number of passengers being carried on Hamilton’s buses reflects the increased value the public is getting across a range of services.
He’s not one for the limelight, but Environment Waikato staff member Jim Price was thrust firmly into it at a recent New Zealand Hydrological Society (NZHS) conference in Rotorua.
Environment Waikato’s first attempt at blitzing ship rats, a major tui predator, at its Whatawhata Hamilton Halo site has been a roaring success.
Housing New Zealand has got behind an Environment Waikato push to clean up the region’s air.
When Welshman Matt Foulkes moved into the small farming community of Arohena, near Otorohanga, he naturally wanted to know who was coming to pick up his rubbish and recycling.
An Environment Waikato hearing committee has approved resource consents for a new Taupo geothermal power station that will help meet New Zealand’s growing energy demands in an environmentally friendly way.
The Waikato region’s road fatality toll for this year is already more than 80, compared to last year’s 65, and there is concern it could be on its way to matching 2005’s “horrific” total of 93.