Community views are sought about the speed people travel on selected roads in the Buckland Road/Puketutu Road area, a tourism hotspot in the district.
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From Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora
A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years.
Community views are sought about the speed people travel on selected roads in the Port Waikato and Pokeno areas.
Community views are sought about the speed people travel on selected roads in the Cambridge, Te Awamutu and Karapiro areas.
Waikato Regional Council says it’s working closely with the Ministry of Primary Industries on the containment and eradication of two new outbreaks of the pest plant velvetleaf in the region.
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Waikato Regional Council staff have been out and about checking what impact the torrential rain has had overnight and this morning on the Coromandel.
Two related Waikato companies have been fined a total of $64,525 following a poorly executed forestry harvesting operation near the Waitomo Caves.
Waikato Regional Council has released its consultation document and is seeking public submissions on three proposals, including whether to establish a regional services fund for surf life saving, Coastguard and rescue helicopter services.
Waikato Regional Council will be operating more free buses and new routes to the Balloons Over Waikato Nightglow later this month.
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: A study has found that Port Waikato, Raglan Harbour and Aotea Harbour is at a low-risk of inundation for a tsunami, but waves could cause strong surges and currents.
The Waikato regional road toll remains “way too high” this year, with the region continuing to have the highest number of people dying on our roads nationally following an “awful” 2015, says regional transport committee chair Hugh Vercoe.
Protection for local democracy and the integrity of a Hauraki Gulf planning process are features of two Waikato Regional Council submissions to central Government.
Waikato Regional Council has today officially launched a ground-breaking online tool to help people manage the potential impacts of projected sea level rise scenarios on Waikato’s coastal properties.
Some of the Waikato region’s key environmental and economic issues – including water use, pressures on our coastlines and biodiversity loss - will be explored at a forum at Karapiro tomorrow.
Nine full car bodies and assorted vehicle bits, as well as a small boat, have been hauled from the Waikato River around Hamilton this week as part of a national police dive squad training exercise.
Community groups working on a range of projects to protect and enhance the environment are due to receive an extra $650,000 over the next four years from Waikato Regional Council.
A Waikato University student with a passion for supporting freshwater and soil quality has won this year’s Waikato Regional Council water science prize.
A contracting company has been convicted and fined $32,000 for carrying out illegal earthworks on two farming properties in Paeroa.
A new Orbiter timetable is being rolled out at the end of February to improve the reliability of Hamilton’s busiest bus route, says Waikato Regional Council.
Farmers and others are being reminded that this time of year is a peak one for the spread between properties of the damaging pest plant yellow bristle grass.