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Celebrate the Sea

Got a good idea for an event to celebrate our coastal environment?

Awards For Green Business

Waikato businesses doing their best for the environment can compete for prizes in a variety of categories in the 2002 Waikato Business and Environment Awards.

Oil spill test for Thames Coast

Thousands of litres of oil will be spilled into the Firth of Thames next week – but there’ll be no mess and not one oiled bird to rescue.

Oil companies fined for petrol leak

Environment Waikato has prosecuted two oil industry companies for a petrol leak into the foreshore at Whitianga Harbour discovered last July.

Hampton Downs landfill decision upheld

The Environment Court has dismissed appeals against an Environment Waikato decision to grant resource consents for the controversial Hampton Downs Road landfill.

Error in Council rates to be corrected

Ratepayers in Waihi’s residential area received a bit of shock with their latest rates bill – the amount they pay to Environment Waikato for the Waihou Valley Flood Protection Scheme appeared to have shot up 440 percent.

Council plans attack on pests

Environment Waikato has proposed a new strategy to attack plant and animal pests in the Region.

Local election results online

Election management experts, election.com Limited has combined forces with website New Zealand Local Government Online, to place results from the local elections online on Election Day, Saturday October 13.

Council Plans Attack on Pests

Environment Waikato has proposed a new strategy to attack plant and animal pests in the Region.

Taupo Possums Take a Hammering

Possums in the Taupo area have taken a hammering this winter from Environment Waikato possum control operations.

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