Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

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

Moves to chart the way forward for water management in Waikato over the next 30-50 years have taken another significant step forward.

Published in General News
Saturday, 18 June 2016 13:07

Planting partnership bears many fruits

A planting partnership between an award-winning Waikato farmer and children from his local school is bearing environmental fruit on many levels.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 April 2016 10:55

Upgrade for farm menus

Farmers are being offered extra environmental protection advice through an upgraded version of the hugely popular "farm menus".

Published in General News
Friday, 11 March 2016 06:55

Field day turnout shows farmer interest

A large dairy farmer turnout at a recent effluent management field day shows they want to do the right thing with the environment, says organiser Jon Palmer.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 09:55

How much effluent to irrigate?

The environmental effects of nitrogen that determine how much effluent you can irrigate onto land, says Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management