Tuesday, 04 July 2017 09:55

Sector set for sonic boom

Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 12:55

Council spins controversial plan

Waikato landowners are being warned to understand their requirements under the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1.

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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 09:55

OCD confirms new plant

Milk processor Open Country Dairy is to build a new plant at Horotiu, Waikato.

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Thursday, 13 April 2017 15:24

Residents urged to take care

Waikato region residents are being urged to exercise caution on the roads, be aware of the potential for flooding hazards and move stock to higher ground where necessary.

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 08:55

Rural doctor stoush

A proposal for a National School of Rural Health (NSRH) by the universities of Auckland and Otago is too little, too late: training of rural doctors needs a totally new approach.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 08:55

Plan to redress rural GP shortage

GP shortages in rural areas are a huge, escalating problem and bold solutions are needed, says Dr Nigel Murray, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) chief executive.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 13:55

Milk matters, beyond Waikato

Cow Central's (Hamilton) Waikato Museum is looking to tell a broader story about the white stuff via its Milk Matters exhibition which opened recently.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:55

Unrelenting wind adds to dry

Northland and some upper regions of Waikato are highest on the radar for concern about summer dry, says Andrew Reid, DairyNZ’s general manager, extension.

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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.
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 07:55

Wetland rafts hold promise for farms

Farms are expected to benefit from experimental work by the Department of Conservation and Fonterra as they jointly trial floating wetlands in Waikato.

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