Environment Waikato has confirmed its overall rate revenue growth for next financial year is 9.8 per cent, compared to an earlier projection of 19 per cent.
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Waikato motorists are being encouraged to drive with their lights on at all times to help ensure they can be seen by other road users, particularly in the region’s notorious fogs.
Environment Waikato’s 2007-2012 Regional Pest Management Strategy (RPMS) was officially adopted at today’s council meeting in Hamilton.
Environment Waikato’s 2007-2012 Regional Pest Management Strategy (RPMS), adopted today by council, takes a new approach to controlling a well established pest, possums.
Environment Waikato’s 2007/08 Annual Plan, adopted by council today, introduces changes to the way pest management work is funded in our region.
Environment Waikato’s council has today approved Environmental Initiatives Fund applications worth $171,000. The EIF supports community-based projects that either directly enhance the environment or encourage environmental education. Nine projects received funding in this final round of the year, bringing to 15 the total number of projects funded throughout the year.
Land owners and hunting groups will be consulted before any control of feral pigs or wild deer takes place, under Environment Waikato’s revised Regional Pest Management Strategy (RPMS).
Environment Waikato chair Jenni Vernon is deeply distressed by the actions of vandals who have damaged two navigation safety signs in the Karapiro and Pauanui areas recently.
Drains and flood schemes may not be sexy, but they’re essential.
Buoyant economic activity is putting increasing pressure on Environment Waikato to source staff with the specialised skills required to manage the region’s rivers and catchments.
Environment Waikato is rejecting criticisms of its proposal to lift Hamilton bus fares by 15 per cent in each of the next two financial years, instead of 10 per cent as earlier planned.
The Environment Court has granted a resource consent for the proposed upgrade of Whangamata’s wastewater treatment facility.
An Environment Waikato hearing committee has approved an application by Waikato District Council to build part of a 105m² deck over the coastal marine area on the western side of a new museum proposed for Raglan.
Environment Waikato’s navigation safety team is looking for the owner of a silver Mazda utility vehicle it removed from the Waikato River at Tuakau today.