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Regional Council responding to oil spill

Regional Council responding to oil spill

Posted March 30, 2020
Environmental , Council Matters

Bay of Plenty Regional Council oil spill response staff have tonight been working to contain an oil spill at Sulphur...

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Hauraki District rubbish and recycling changes during lockdown

Hauraki District rubbish and recycling changes during lockdown

Posted March 27, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

From next week, Hauraki District Council rubbish will be collected fortnightly on your normal recycling week During these extraordinary circumstances,...

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Solar Farm Partnership Sought

Solar Farm Partnership Sought

Posted March 11, 2020
Business , Environmental

WEL Networks is looking to partner with local, community-minded landowners to build a solar farm as part of its approach...

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Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has died suddenly

Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has died suddenly

Posted March 06, 2020
Environmental

Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has died suddenly. Police have referred her death to the coroner after attending a...

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Alternate Days water restriction still in place for outdoor water use in Waihi and Waikino.

Alternate Days water restriction still in place for outdoor water use in Waihi and Waikino.

Posted March 06, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

An Alternate Days water restriction is still in place for outdoor water use in Waihi and Waikino. Although Waihi’s treated...

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Government Excuses for Inaction on Mining Not Working

Government Excuses for Inaction on Mining Not Working

Posted March 04, 2020
Environmental

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki rejects the Government’s excuses for inaction on toxic mining and their failure to honour their promise...

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Total watering ban lifted

Total watering ban lifted

Posted February 27, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Due to recent rain and the community’s prudent use of water, the Total Watering Ban for Waihi and Waikino has...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted February 26, 2020
Business , Environmental

OceanaGold Senior Communications Advisor, Kit Wilson called in for a catch up with Brian Gentil about local mining operations.

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Hauraki Plains water supply maintenance in the pipeline

Hauraki Plains water supply maintenance in the pipeline

Posted February 14, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Planned maintenance on the main pipe supplying river water to the Kerepehi Water Treatment Plant is scheduled for Tuesday next...

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Waihi community response to water shortage, heartening

Waihi community response to water shortage, heartening

Posted February 14, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waihi’s water reservoir continues to recover slowly. The water level remains steady at around 20 per cent since yesterday afternoon...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted February 13, 2020
Business , Environmental , Podcasts

OceanaGold Senior Communications Advisor Kit Wilson called in for a catch-up about local mining operations. Click on our podcast link...

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Waihi water supply recovering well

Waihi water supply recovering well

Posted February 13, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waihi’s water reservoir has gone from empty to almost 17 percent full, after a water main break yesterday saw the...

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Government Fails Conservation Land

Government Fails Conservation Land

Posted February 13, 2020
Environmental

The Government has betrayed Conservation Land in going back on its pronouncement that it would allow No New Mines on...

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Hauraki District Mayor talks about Waihi water situation

Hauraki District Mayor talks about Waihi water situation

Posted February 12, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental , Podcasts

Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams has been very busy today. His morning started early after the news a water main...

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Latest update on Waihi Water situation

Latest update on Waihi Water situation

Posted February 12, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Leak fixed, reservoir filling slowly Thanks to the community, the Waihi reservoir level is very slowly gaining.

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Hauraki District Council summary of important information from today's water situation in Waihi

Hauraki District Council summary of important information from today's water situation in Waihi

Posted February 12, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Hauraki District Council summary of important information from today's water situation in Waihi

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Waihi still low on water - residents asked to boil all tap water for 3 minutes

Waihi still low on water - residents asked to boil all tap water for 3 minutes

Posted February 12, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waihi still low on water - residents asked to boil all tap water for 3 minutes  Free bottled drinking water...

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Total watering ban for Waihi Waikino

Total watering ban for Waihi Waikino

Posted February 10, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waihi and Waikino residents are being asked to please conserve water.

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5.5 shake up east of Tauranga

5.5 shake up east of Tauranga

Posted February 05, 2020
Environmental

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck 30 km east of Tauranga late last night. Describing it as a light shake, GeoNet...

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TCDC declares tougher measures on water use as weekend approaches

TCDC declares tougher measures on water use as weekend approaches

Posted February 03, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

The need to conserve water on the Coromandel is growing more urgent as the district heads into another busy weekend....

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Waihi Waikino total watering ban changes

Waihi Waikino total watering ban changes

Posted January 30, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

The total watering ban in Waihi and Waikino has been lifted, thanks to the water saving efforts of Waihi and...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted January 29, 2020
Business , Environmental , Podcasts

Kit Wilson joined Brian Gentil in the studio for a catch up about mining operations in Waihi now that the...

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Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish?

Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish?

Posted January 20, 2020
Emergency Services , Environmental

Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish? Fire Emergency New Zealand...

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Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino

Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino

Posted January 15, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

A total watering ban is now in place in Waihi and Waikino River levels in Waihi and Waikino are low...

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Fishery officers stop suspected illegal snapper sales - Thames

Fishery officers stop suspected illegal snapper sales - Thames

Posted January 14, 2020
Environmental

Fisheries officers have stopped a group of commercial fishers in the Thames region who were allegedly under-reporting catches and unlawfully...

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Small Steps have GIANT consequences for Kauri Giants

Small Steps have GIANT consequences for Kauri Giants

Posted January 13, 2020
Environmental , Podcasts

Your small steps can have GIANT consequences on our gentle giants...Brian Gentil spoke to Vivienne McLean from the Kauri 2000...

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Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions

Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions

Posted January 10, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

With little rain forecast, water restrictions are now in place for Waihi and Waikino, to help manage the demand and...

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Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now.

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now.

Posted December 30, 2019
Environmental , Education , Council Matters

Here are a few simple tips to save water: Turn the tap off while you are brushing your teeth, only...

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Kauri 2000 Trust Message

Kauri 2000 Trust Message

Posted December 30, 2019
Environmental

The simple steps you take to clean your gear will help protect our kauri forests and could mean the difference...

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Rāhui/prohibition placed on shellfish gathering in Te Mātā and Tapu

Rāhui/prohibition placed on shellfish gathering in Te Mātā and Tapu

Posted December 24, 2019
Environmental

Thames Coast iwi Ngāti Tamaterā has placed a rāhui, or prohibition, over the Te Mātā and Tapu (Waipatukahu) shellfisheries, which...

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Older posts in this category...

Why do Shellfish Biotixin Warnings happen at this time of year? December 24, 2019

Marine biotoxin warning issued December 19, 2019

Spike's floody big adventure December 13, 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern Statement December 10, 2019

Civil Defence advisory issued December 09, 2019

Whakaari / White Island Erupting December 09, 2019

Thunder & lightning very very frightening December 09, 2019

Got a kauri in your garden? You may need a resource consent - TCDCThames December 05, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update December 04, 2019

Next phase of Pike River recovery underway in time for Christmas December 04, 2019

Seven farmers fined for pollution December 03, 2019

Dog control called for on Trig Track November 29, 2019

Reducing air pollution at the Mount November 28, 2019

Volcanic Unrest Continues at Whakaari/White Island November 18, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update November 06, 2019

OceanaGold jobs at risk November 06, 2019

More support for schools to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact November 06, 2019

Hamilton City council fined for discharge to river November 05, 2019

Recycling Week NZ: 21 - 27 October 2019 October 21, 2019

Waihi Beach Trig Trail scheduled for maintenance October 18, 2019

Smart Environmental narrowly avoids another fire October 17, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update October 10, 2019

October 7 is World Habitat Day October 07, 2019

OceanaGold welcomes positive decision for Waihi October 07, 2019

Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua September 26, 2019

The Great Kererū Count is On! September 20, 2019

Celebrate Conservation @ Sustainable Blue Backyard September 19, 2019

Sand sculptures, rat traps, conservation education and more at Envirohub event September 18, 2019

Protestors get their message across to New Talisman AGM shareholders September 18, 2019

Conservation Week 14 - 22 September celebrates 50 years September 17, 2019

Sustainable Blue Backyard Invite September 13, 2019

Nature Needs Us September 13, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update and more September 12, 2019

An Interview with Paula Bennett September 06, 2019

Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga September 04, 2019

Kerepehi water shutdown – 4 September September 03, 2019

Coromandel district to benefit from responsible camping funding September 03, 2019

MP asks Spark to cease work on Coromandel Town cell phone tower September 02, 2019

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers August 28, 2019

Forest & Bird opposes government funding for Coromandel Marine Gateway August 15, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update August 08, 2019

Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate August 02, 2019

Pre-hearing meetings held for proposed Kaimai wind farm August 01, 2019

Hauraki district to take urgent climate change action August 01, 2019

MP for Coromandel picks up Climate Change portfolio July 30, 2019

Emergency Services Exercise in Whangamata this Saturday July 26, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update July 24, 2019

Massive illegal haul of flounder and oysters shocks fishery officers July 23, 2019

Government grants for help with heating available for eligible home owners July 19, 2019

Whitianga's great pipes July 18, 2019

Remembering the 2012 Waihi underground mine fire July 17, 2019

Government funding tops off Kaiaua leg of Hauraki Rail Trail July 17, 2019

Safer journeys ahead for godwits and redknots July 15, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update July 11, 2019

Remembering the Rainbow Warrior and Fernando Pereira July 10, 2019

Getting inside the mining fence and Gold Story gets easier July 09, 2019

Severe Weather eases in time for School Holidays July 04, 2019

BOP Flood Room Activated July 04, 2019

Plastic not Fantastic from today July 01, 2019

BOP declares Climate Emergency June 28, 2019

Clear night skies ahead for many places to spot Matariki rising June 24, 2019

Are you ready if the worst happens? June 20, 2019

New drinking water reservoirs almost ready to flow June 19, 2019

Fine and Frosty Forecast June 17, 2019

Watch this Space! June 10, 2019

OceanaGold Media Statement June 07, 2019

Coromandel Watchdog Opposes Oceana Gold Judicial Review June 07, 2019

Coromandel MP drops in for chat June 07, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 29, 2019

Moving Day this Saturday for farmers May 28, 2019

Local Mayor out of touch with community - Protect Karangahake May 27, 2019

Earthquake swarm livens up Whakaari - White Island May 27, 2019

Good Gypsy Day planning key to preventing pest plant spread May 21, 2019

Drill rig installs water measuring tool May 21, 2019

Dirty Ridge - MetService are forecasting a mild Autumn week of weather May 20, 2019

Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour May 20, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 16, 2019

Communities encouraged to reduce waste in face of rising costs May 14, 2019

Hauraki District Council's Kaimanawa drinking water supply project begins May 13, 2019

OceanaGold applies for Wharekirauponga mine permit May 12, 2019

Coromandel Watchdog Challenges Government to Honour Promises May 12, 2019

A cooler and windier week ahead May 12, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 08, 2019

Sage leaves bad taste in Mayor’s mouth May 07, 2019

No Place For Tailings says Coromandel Watchdog May 03, 2019

LINZ explains process Oceana Gold’s overseas investment application May 03, 2019

Gold mining company disappointed at Minister’s decision May 03, 2019

OceanaGold's purchase of two Waihi farms declined May 03, 2019

Coromandel crayfish poachers are low-lifes April 24, 2019

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino have now been lifted April 23, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary April 18, 2019

Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa protests begin April 16, 2019

Lead up to Easter on a high April 15, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 04.04.2019 April 04, 2019

TCDC Council Majority says no to Climate Change Declaration April 02, 2019

Large fine for leaching chicken manure into river March 28, 2019

Full moon, Supermoon, Harvest moon rising tonight March 21, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 20.03.2019 March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Adern acknowledges the School Strike 4 Climate Action March 15, 2019

Pike River Mine re-entry March 12, 2019

Palms stolen from Waihi Beach property March 11, 2019

TCDC mitigating beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay March 06, 2019

OceanaGold Update March 06, 2019

Warm weather set to continue March 05, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary on alternate days March 05, 2019

Rallying call goes out for protection against mining conservation land March 05, 2019

Bird poo likely cause of Uretara River E.coli levels March 05, 2019

Waihi Beach Community Board speaks up about KiwiCamp facility March 04, 2019

Coromandel Town Goldmine becoming a popular sustainable business February 28, 2019

Total Watering Ban lifted in Waihi and Waikino February 26, 2019

OceanaGold announces maiden resource at Wharekirauponga on the Coromandel Peninsula February 25, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 20.02.2019 February 20, 2019

DoC opposes Kaimai wind farm proposal February 20, 2019

Total watering ban still in place - Waihi and Waikino February 18, 2019

MetService are forecasting what looks to be the wettest week this year. February 18, 2019

Total watering ban in Waihi and Waikino February 16, 2019

New fines on the way for Hauraki District dumpers February 15, 2019

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand urges caution due to large swell February 11, 2019

OceanaGold stands by family of miner February 07, 2019

Project Martha ready to start February 05, 2019

Kia ora to Indonesia January 31, 2019

OceanaGold Update January 30, 2019

Hellers prosecuted over mispackaged Sizzlers sausages January 30, 2019

Toxic shellfish warning should be taken seriously January 25, 2019

Spread the message about Kauri Die Back to avoid spreading the disease January 25, 2019

Coromandel Watchdog guards their backyard January 22, 2019

OceanaGold Update January 16, 2019

Wind farm submissions close 4.30 pm January 31 January 08, 2019

Spreading the Kauri Dieback message to avoid spreading Kauri Dieback January 08, 2019

Protecting Coromandel kauri – it’s up to you! January 04, 2019