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$39,000 fine for toxic fish kill

by Stephen Ward

A chemical cleaning company has been convicted and fined $39,000 for a toxic discharge that resulted in a significant fish kill event at Paeroa last year.

New rules coming for storage of used tyres

by Stephen Ward

Development of national regulations for the storage of end-of-life tyres, and the finding of alternative end uses, cannot come soon enough.

Mistakes made in bar crossing mishap

Three boaties tipped into the waves while trying to cross the Kawhia bar today were lucky help was coincidentally quick to arrive, says Waikato Regional Council

Wet weather welcome after dry summer in parts

Recent wet weather, with forecasts of more to come in the next few weeks, is raising optimism that dry conditions in parts of South Auckland and Waikato won’t l

No cause found for koura deaths

Waikato Regional Council is asking the public to be on the lookout for any further signs of aquatic life being impacted on in the region’s waterways.

Additional Raglan bus services from April

There'll be extra public bus services between Raglan and Hamilton from April, with residents getting their chance to influence the final route and timetable.

Tsunami open day at Whitianga

An open day is being held on the Saturday of Auckland Anniversary Weekend to ensure as many residents and visitors as possible can attend.

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