Friday, 28 September 2018 10:21

Waikato farmers helping keep floods out

Waikato farmers are being thanked for helping flood-prone communities in the region.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 14:55

Eye-in-sky back in Waikato

Waikato Regional Council has resumed aerial monitoring of ‘at risk’ farms by satellite imagery, drones, fixed wing aircraft or helicopters.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:55

Rusty helps sniff out velvetleaf

Landowners and rural contractors are being urged to watch for pest plants.

Published in Management
Thursday, 17 August 2017 08:55

State funding to protect waterways

The Waikato Regional Council is getting $1.6 million in state funding to help protect waterways.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 July 2017 09:55

‘Barriers’ help keep streams clean

The age-old practice of building barriers is useful in the modern context of protecting Waikato’s waterways, especially as we collectively move to beef up our guardianship of lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 14:55

Water plan myths laid to rest

A couple of myths need correcting over the proposed plan change for cleaning up the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 07:55

River clean-up submissions top 1000

At least 1000 submissions have been received on the proposed controversial Waikato Healthy Rivers plan change.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 14:55

Farmers river clean-up spend is working

A recent NZ Herald article indicated that collaboration over Waikato Regional Council’s Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora Plan Change 1 has cost ratepayers in the Waikato $14.8 million, to date.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 10:55

Call for river plan rethink

One of the problems with the proposed Waikato Regional Council’s Plan Change One is that it is mind bogglingly expensive to implement, says scientist Doug Edmeades, of agKnowledge.

Published in General News
Sunday, 19 March 2017 06:55

Remind inspectors about farm safety

Dairy farmers bracing for unannounced visits by Waikato Regional Council staff are reminded by a Feds spokesman to enforce health and safety rules onfarm.

Published in Management

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