Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 12:55

Green light for $280m plant

Waikato should have a new $280 million milk plant up and running by August 2021.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:07

Wintering practices are critical

Soil damage during winter is a big issue for farmers. It coincides with high stock densities and high soil moisture conditions.

Published in Management
Monday, 15 April 2019 08:21

Farmers back blitz

The dairy industry is supporting councils in their efforts to get all farmers to meet their effluent obligations.

Published in Management
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:08

Crackdown on non-compliant farmers

DairyNZ says it supports the Waikato Regional Council monitoring and increasing their focus on high-risk farms.

Published in General News
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