Displaying items by tag: Waikato

Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:43

Rural broadband extends in Waikato

MOBILE AND broadband options just got better for residents and visitors to the Te Kowhai West area of Hamilton, as Vodafone lights up its newly built cell site under the Government's Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).

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Thursday, 22 August 2013 10:03

Leaders plan for Waikato research hub

Leaders in the science, education and agriculture sector met to progress plans for the Waikato Agricultural Research Hub.

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Monday, 01 July 2013 13:29

Luxton heads Waikato growth group

DairyNZ chairman and former cabinet minister, John Luxton, is chairing a high-powered group overseeing the development of a Waikato regional economic strategy.

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Monday, 01 July 2013 13:22

Elephants bring alligator threat to pasture

CIRCUS ELEPHANTS are believed to have been indirectly responsible for a large outbreak near Hamilton of the notorious pest plant alligator weed which can quickly take over pasture.

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013 09:19

Agribusiness innovation under spotlight

Top players in agribusiness will get together the night before the Fieldays to discuss building export earnings from agribusiness innovation.

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The Waikato Innovation Park has brought $16 million of establishment funding into the region and employee-related benefits from those working at the park have contributed more than $100million to the regional economy.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 09:05

$3m for Lake Taupo water quality

The Waikato Regional Council has welcomed a $3 million funding injection from the Government to ensure the long-term protection of Lake Taupo's excellent water quality.

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Monday, 15 April 2013 11:14

Waikato thirsty for predicted rain

The Waikato Regional Council says it hopes the forecast rain this week will ease pressure on low flows in the Waikato River.

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Thursday, 04 April 2013 11:41

Profit with care wins tops prize

Walton farmers Grant Wills and Karen Preston have scooped a string of awards in the 2013 Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards, including the highly coveted Supreme title.

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Monday, 11 March 2013 11:30

Waikato winners look for opportunities

By winning the 2013 Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year title, Andrew and Michelle McPherson are well positioned to attract business growth opportunities.

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