A recent possum control operation on Mt Pirongia has been a resounding success, says Environment Waikato biosecurity manager John Simmons.
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Nearly 120 submissions have been received on Environment Waikato’s Draft Regional Passenger Transport Plan, with the majority of submitters commenting on the proposed new Hamilton bus routes.
Councillors have today given the green light for Environment Waikato to begin consulting with the Whangamata community over two inter-related plans aimed at improving management of the town’s harbour and the river catchment running into it.
No traces of 1080 were found in Te Awamutu’s water supply following a recent Environment Waikato possum control operation on Mt. Pirongia.
Pest control contractors are being dropped into bush within Mt Pirongia Forest Park by helicopter this week as Environment Waikato checks the effectiveness of a recent aerial 1080 drop.
Bus passengers will have the benefit of an uplifting burst of verse or two as they commute this Friday morning (27 July).
Environment Waikato is again getting behind the Waikato Air New Zealand Cup rugby team by putting on free buses for the five currently scheduled home games in Hamilton.
Environment Waikato is offering free environmental advice to land owners converting forestry blocks to farms in the area around the upper Waikato River.
The runaway success of improved Hamilton bus services managed by Environment Waikato has continued, with passenger trips up by 738,000 or 37.8 per cent in the last financial year to 2.68 million.
People dropping into Environment Waikato’s Taupo office to pay their rates, or find information about activities such as the Protecting Lake Taupo Project or pest control, will notice a few changes.
Three thousand native plants and shrubs will be planted at Lake Cameron at Rukuhia, south of Hamilton, this Saturday.
Environment Waikato has granted Perry Aggregates Limited resource consents to carry out earthworks at its Waingaro Rd quarry at Ngaruawahia.
Two schools have been evacuated as a precautionary measure following heavy rain that has caused flooding and road closures in parts of the Coromandel.
Environment Waikato is looking at spending $1.2 million over the next four years in a bid to help reduce dangerous air pollution caused by home fires in the region’s urban centres.
Environment Waikato has taken another key step towards ensuring air quality in Waikato urban centres meets the latest Government targets.
A Horsham Downs dairy farming family was amongst a group of Waikato people recognised for their outstanding contribution to conservation at Environment Waikato’s Policy and Strategy Committee this week.
Otorohanga residents Arthur and Pat Cowan were among a “distinguished group” of Waikato people recognised for their outstanding contribution to conservation at Environment Waikato’s Policy and Strategy Committee meeting this week.
Environment Waikato chairman Jenni Vernon presented Karapiro couple David and Juliette Wallace with an award recognising their outstanding contribution to conservation at Environment Waikato’s Policy and Strategy Committee meeting this week.
An Environment Waikato hearings committee has approved applications by Taupo District Council (TDC) for comprehensive stormwater discharge consents.
An extra $53 million for improving state highways in the Waikato and another $4.9 million for regional passenger transport has been welcomed by Environment Waikato.