Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

Friday, 20 January 2017 15:32

River plan remains unchanged

THE WAIKATO Regional Council says its submission process over the Waikato River clean-up plan change ‘has not’ been affected by a judicial review lodged with the High Court.
Published in General News

Farmers involved in the recent Federated Farmers-led case study to test the on-farm implications of Healthy Rivers Wai Ora have urged Waikato landowners to get on board with the proposed plan change process.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 09:56

Healthy Rivers open days generate good discussion

About 100 farmers turned out to the first Waikato Regional Council open days in Otorohanga and Reporoa last week to discuss the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:25

Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora open days starting soon

A series of informative open days is due to start shortly on the proposed regional plan change aimed at boosting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers.

Published in General News

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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