Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

Farmers in Waikato face bills of up to $750,000 to comply with a proposed plan to improve fresh water quality.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 November 2016 08:55

Smart system re-uses poo ‘properly, easily’

Rod and Sandra McKinnon milk 365 cows through a 32-point rotary on 120ha (effective) at Oakstone, a few km southwest of Matamata.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 09:18

New restrictions on farming start now

New restrictions on land use intensification in the Waikato and Waipa catchments have taken effect immediately, under a new 80-year plan to improve water quality.

Published in General News

The Waikato Regional Council is welcoming a Federated Farmers-led joint project testing the implications of the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 for the rural community.

Published in General News

The Waikato Regional Council says grants of up to more than $750,000 from the Waikato River Authority for environmental projects are a sign of the solid partnership between the two agencies.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 09:55

‘Wandering Willie’ meets its match

Waikato Regional Council, Thames-Coromandel District Council and Forest & Bird have released 400 beetles to combat a weed in New Zealand’s oldest arboretum.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 06:55

Narrow win for rivers plan

A plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been narrowly approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:06

Tankers can’t reach some Coromandel dairy farmers

Waikato Regional Council staff are available to provide dairy farmers on the flood-affected Coromandel Peninsula with advice on the safe disposal of milk supplies.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:01

Soil properties critical when applying effluent

Dairy effluent is a great source of nutrients for growing pasture, but managed improperly it can let loose lots of contaminants that harm waterways.

Published in Management
Sunday, 18 September 2016 10:14

Waikato agrees to ground-breaking plan on rivers

A groundbreaking plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.

Published in General News

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