Friday, 13 June 2014 15:23

'Stress' bring chopper use review

A HALT TO Waikato Regional Council monitoring of farm effluent issues by helicopter has been recommended pending a review of the council's environmental rule enforcement methods.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:27

Avoiding effluent pond failure

HOW TO AVOID effluent ponds leaking or even collapsing is the topic of an education day being run by Waikato Regional Council on April 30, with Debbie Care of AgVice.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 March 2014 15:07

Record turnout at Effluent Expo

About 650 farmers, a record number, turned out for the fourth Effluent Expo, held at Mystery Creek, Hamilton on Tuesday.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 11:22

Close watch on Waikato dry

THE WAIKATO Regional Council and stakeholders are discussing potential action if dry, drought-like conditions continue in parts of the Waikato and South Auckland.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 July 2013 09:45

New riparian tax breaks

New tax breaks that will contribute to protecting water quality have been welcomed by a regional council.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:05

Company upgrades too late

A company that owns a number of farms in South Waikato has been fined more than $30,000 for illegally discharging dairy effluent into the environment.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 09:20

Variation 6 rollout

The Waikato Regional Council's implementation of Variation 6 for the farming community is now rolling out to the Lower Waikato and West Coast catchments.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 January 2013 15:34

Close eye on Waikato conditions

The Waikato Regional Council says it's keeping a close watch on dry conditions in the region.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 January 2013 11:26

Million tyre clean up

Up to a million tyres have been buried or otherwise disposed of at a rural Huntly property and the man responsible is nowhere to be found.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 December 2012 10:04

Farmer fined for damaging wetland

A Huntly farmer has been fined $15,000 for illegally diverting water and constructing a stopbank in a wetland on his property.

Published in General News
 

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