Skip to main content

Archives - media releases

Council gets tough on biosecurity plans

Environment Waikato is making a strong submission on the draft national Biosecurity Strategy, asking for a tougher approach to protect New Zealand’s agricultural industry.

Council awards water science prize

A third year University of Waikato student has won Environment Waikato’s Water Science Prize offered to the most outstanding student taking a water science paper.

Awards for green businesses

Waikato businesses and community groups doing their best for the environment can compete for an award in a variety of categories in the 2003 Waikato Business and Environment Awards.

Flood control work on Tauranga Taupo River

Environment Waikato has begun one of its major flood control and river management projects as part of Project Watershed, on the Tauranga Taupo River near Taupo.

Warning for Whangamarino possums

Environment Waikato is planning to treat the Whangamarino wetland this month to control bovine Tb-infected possums.

Big clean-up for Waikato river

The Waikato River has had a cleanup through the city to remove big logs and other water hazards which had built up over time.

National campaign to reduce waste

Environment Waikato is joining with other regional authorities to develop a national marketing campaign to encourage householders to reduce their waste.

Council staff get on their bike!

More than 30 Environment Waikato staff are donning their lycra shorts and pumping their tyres to take part in the Bikewise Business Battle Challenge this week.

Council to assist water festival

Environment Waikato’s Environment Committee has recommended granting $2000 towards a Putaruru Water Festival next month.