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
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 09:11

1000 submissions on Healthy Rivers plan

Waikato Regional Council has received a record over 1000 submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1.

Published in General News
Saturday, 11 March 2017 10:38

Reconsider Health Rivers plan — Mayor

A neighbouring regional council is urging the Waikato Regional Council to reconsider its Healthy Rivers plan.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 07:55

Healthy Rivers plan hits rough waters

Horticulture NZ was reluctantly preparing for an injunction on the Waikato Healthy Rivers Plan Change submissions last week, after attempts to reach agreement with the council failed.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 March 2017 11:47

Council to look at submissions deadline

The Waikato Regional Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on Monday to consider calls to extend submission deadline on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora plan.

Published in General News
 

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