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Waikato Regional Council
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Friday, 30 March 2012
11:17AM
Headlights on day and night reduces the crash risk Motorists are being urged to drive with their headlights on at all times over the coming winter months to help reduce the risk of crashes. 215 views

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
5:27PM
Prudent plan to deliver regional environmental and economic benefits Waikato Regional Council today adopted the 2012-2022 Draft Long Term Plan featuring proposals for improving water quality, coastal area planning, civil defence capability and river catchment and drainage services. 233 views

Friday, 16 March 2012
2:25PM
Lagoon fish deaths may have been result of overheating The deaths of masses of little fish in a lagoon at Otama Beach on the Coromandel coast last month are thought to have been the result of overheating, Waikato Regional Council has concluded. 192 views

9:25AM
US expert joins discussion on Waikato's future Waikato Regional Council is next week hosting a visit from a Californian local government specialist in sustainable development at a time when the council is working with others to boost regional development and innovation. 451 views

Thursday, 15 March 2012
4:33PM
More safety courses available for boaties Further opportunities for Waikato boaties to learn about important safety skills are being offered over the next few weeks. 198 views

Wednesday, 14 March 2012
10:12AM
Hamilton Halo model 'could be replicated' Waikato Regional Council staff are looking at whether lessons learned during the successful and highly popular Hamilton Halo project to protect tui can be applied to other parts of the region. 168 views

10:11AM
Possum control targets high value native forest A major possum and goat control operation is next month set to get underway covering a high value native forest near the Waikato region's south-west coast just north of Awakino. 166 views

10:10AM
Major possum control savings mooted Possible ways of making multi-million dollar savings on possum control are outlined in a draft Regional Pest Management Strategy (RPMS) discussion document received yesterday by the regional pest management committee. 139 views

8:12AM
Tui Mine water quality testing show promising results Water quality results from the first round of testing at the contaminated Tui Mine have just been received and look promising, says Waikato Regional Council. 169 views

Monday, 12 March 2012
11:43AM
Peat productivity By Bala Tikkisetty Getting peak productivity from the region's prolific peat soils is crucial for farming profitability. 186 views

Friday, 9 March 2012
4:33PM
Kawhia diesel spill investigation Waikato Regional Council staff investigating the cause of yesterday’s diesel spill around Kawhia wharf say the source remains a mystery and they want public help to track it down. 362 views

11:15AM
Boat day a big success Children from Rotokauri School listen to a Waikato Regional Council harbourmaster and Ruben the road safety bear yesterday as they wait for their chance to sail their model boats down the Waikato River in Hamilton. 198 views

Thursday, 8 March 2012
3:54PM
Reported diesel spill at Kawhia Waikato Regional Council's oil spill response team is reacting to reports of a diesel spill at Kawhia wharf. 358 views

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
6:25PM
Course to help boaties cross the Raglan bar Waikato Regional Council is reminding boaties that another course aimed at saving the lives of people crossing the notorious Raglan bar is being held this Sunday 11 March. 161 views

3:43PM
ETS reminder to hundreds of forest owners Waikato Regional Council is writing to hundreds of forest owners in the region reminding them they need to register their forests by 31 March if they want to qualify for and claim Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) New Zealand units under the first five-year sequestration period of the Kyoto Protocol. 176 views

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
11:13AM
HCC to be prosecuted over Pukete sewage spill Hamilton City Council and one of its staff are being prosecuted over a sewage sludge spill at the Pukete wastewater treatment plant last July. 190 views

Thursday, 24 November 2011
3:44PM
Committee agrees to end role in prosecutions Waikato Regional Council’s regulatory committee has agreed to a staff recommendation to end its role in deciding what cases will be prosecuted in court. 128 views

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
2:22PM
Affco granted water outfall consents Meat company Affco has been granted two resource consents for works associated with the existing stormwater and cooling water outfall from its Horotiu plant to the Waikato River. 112 views

Monday, 31 October 2011
3:01PM
Council gives Waikato dairy farmers a pat on the back Waikato Regional Council is praising the region’s dairy farmers for their environmental performance during the gas supply crisis of the past week which saw millions of litres of milk dumped in the Waikato. 152 views

Friday, 28 October 2011
6:17PM
Rena oil spill community meeting at Whangamata Maritime New Zealand will update residents on the Rena oil spill response and possible effects on the Coromandel Peninsula’s east coast during a public meeting in Whangamata this weekend. 227 views

2:11PM
Latest Hamilton bus services advice Waikato Regional Council’s transport team says it expects Hamilton bus services won’t be disrupted next week providing full gas supplies resume from Taranaki on Sunday as hoped. 136 views

Thursday, 27 October 2011
10:07PM
Council receives final recommendations on Hamilton to Auckland rail service Waikato Regional Council today deferred a decision on whether to include a Hamilton to Auckland rail service in its 2012-2022 Long Term Plan, opting to wait for more information from its funding partners. 150 views

9:54PM
Council votes to establish Maori seats Waikato Regional Council today voted to establish two Maori seats in time for the 2013 local government elections. 204 views

5:12PM
Milk pick up situation continues to improve in Waikato Milk collection in the Waikato has continued to improve today, meaning lessening environmental risk from surplus milk getting into waterways, says Waikato Regional Council. 160 views

Wednesday, 26 October 2011
4:57PM
Council active in helping manage gas issues in Waikato Waikato Regional Council says it is heartened by news of a limited resumption of gas supplies to dairy factories in the region, meaning there is less risk of surplus milk polluting waterways. 161 views

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
4:18PM
Farmers urged to keep milk out of waterways Waikato Regional Council is urging the region’s farmers to do all they can to keep milk out of waterways following a gas supply disruption in Taranaki which has hit dairy company factory operations from the Waikato north. 242 views

Thursday, 20 October 2011
6:15PM
'Significant' phase of Tui Mine clean-up underway About 80 people gathered yesterday for the official launch of the second and most critical phase of a project to clean up the abandoned Tui Mine on the western slopes of Mount Te Aroha. 213 views

6:08PM
Funding now available for Taupo small landowners Owners of small blocks of land in the Lake Taupo catchment will be able to tap into public funds to help them get resource consents, if required. 235 views

Monday, 17 October 2011
12:47PM
Course to help boaties cross the Raglan bar Another course aimed at saving the lives of boaties crossing the notorious Raglan bar is being held next month by Coastguard Raglan, with support from Waikato Regional Council. 209 views

Friday, 14 October 2011
2:44PM
Lifejackets essential for safer summer boating As the summer boating season is set to kick off at Labour Weekend, Waikato Regional Council is reminding boaties about the need to carry enough lifejackets for everyone on board. 202 views



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