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Tanker water available free in Coromandel Town during boil water notice period

Tanker water available free in Coromandel Town during boil water notice period

Posted July 07, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Thames Coromandel District Council has stationed a water tanker at the parking area opposite our service centre at 355 Kapanga...

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Coromandel Town: boil water notice

Coromandel Town: boil water notice

Posted July 07, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

In conjunction with The Medical Officer of Health, acting under the Health Act, 1956, the Thames-Coromandel District Council has issued...

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Waikato gets $5.5m in funding for quick-start projects to improve fresh water

Waikato gets $5.5m in funding for quick-start projects to improve fresh water

Posted July 05, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental , Business

Waikato Regional Council has secured $5.535 million in Government funding for quick-start restoration projects.

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Kiwis counting birds for the NZ Garden Bird Survey

Kiwis counting birds for the NZ Garden Bird Survey

Posted June 30, 2020
Environmental

Have you done your bird count yet? We’re just four days into Manaaki Whenua’s NZ Garden Bird Survey and they're...

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Lightning strike cuts power

Lightning strike cuts power

Posted June 27, 2020
Environmental , Weather

A lightning strike was responsible for a power cut affecting 10,371 properties in the Waihi to Whangamata area from 3.44...

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Climate change to be included in all council decision making

Climate change to be included in all council decision making

Posted June 26, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waikato Regional Council is future-proofing all its programmes, actions and activities by incorporating climate change considerations into decision making.

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The NZ Bird Garden Survey starts tomorrow

Posted June 26, 2020
Environmental

It's a good excuse to spend some time watching out for and counting the feathered visitors to your garden.

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DoC and iwi at scene of whale stranding

DoC and iwi at scene of whale stranding

Posted June 26, 2020
Environmental

DoC is asking the public to stay away from Whakatete Bay as staff respond to a whale stranding at Whakatete...

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New protection for dolphins and support for changes to fishing methods

New protection for dolphins and support for changes to fishing methods

Posted June 24, 2020
Environmental , Media Release

Extensive new protections are being put in place as part of an updated plan to look after New Zealand’s native...

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Waikato Regional Council opposed to queue jumping

Waikato Regional Council opposed to queue jumping

Posted June 24, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Waikato Regional Council will this afternoon tell the Environment Select Committee it does not support a bid by Auckland Council...

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Protect Karangahake calls for support for Coromandel Watchdog

Protect Karangahake calls for support for Coromandel Watchdog

Posted June 24, 2020
Environmental

Protect Karangahake is calling on its community and supporters to donate towards the legal costs of Coromandel Watchdog.

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Court order to improve effluent system

Court order to improve effluent system

Posted June 19, 2020
Environmental

A fine of $31,875 was imposed on Waikato dairy farmer Roger Prout in the Hamilton District Court this week, resulting...

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Air quality returning to normal after lockdown improvements

Air quality returning to normal after lockdown improvements

Posted June 12, 2020
Environmental

Air quality improvements experienced during the COVID-19 lockdown have gone, with the most recent Waikato Regional Council monitoring results showing...

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Thames Coromandel Water restrictions eased except in Hahei which remains on Alternate Days

Thames Coromandel Water restrictions eased except in Hahei which remains on Alternate Days

Posted June 11, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Thames Coromandel Water restrictions eased except in Hahei which remains on Alternate Days

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Salvage operation underway on Whangamatā Harbour

Salvage operation underway on Whangamatā Harbour

Posted June 02, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental , Media Release

An operation to salvage a stricken commercial vessel on Whangamatā Harbour is underway this morning.

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Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino will be lifted today

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino will be lifted today

Posted May 27, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino will be lifted today, thanks to the awesome water saving efforts of the two...

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Shaky start to the week in the North Island

Shaky start to the week in the North Island

Posted May 25, 2020
Environmental , Emergency Services

A strong Magnitude 5.8 earthquake that occurred 30km north-west of Levin at 7.34 am this morning tops GeoNet’s previous felt...

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Extinction Rebellion has a message for Labour Party MPs

Extinction Rebellion has a message for Labour Party MPs

Posted May 22, 2020
Environmental

On Sunday May 24th Extinction Rebellion groups across Aotearoa will be gathering outside Labour Party electorate offices to thank MPs...

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Matamata-Piako District Council fined $49,875 for discharge of wastewater

Matamata-Piako District Council fined $49,875 for discharge of wastewater

Posted May 21, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Matamata-Piako District Council was last week convicted and fined $49,875 for an unlawful and avoidable discharge of wastewater, containing sewage,...

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Drought still biting parts of the Waikato

Drought still biting parts of the Waikato

Posted May 20, 2020
Environmental

The Waikato region has had a series of good rainfall events over the past month, but most of these events...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted May 13, 2020
Business , Environmental

Brian Gentil had another Q & A session with OceanGold’s Kit Wilson this morning.Kit is still working from home, but...

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Shop local and support local with Mountain Fresh and Gold FM

Shop local and support local with Mountain Fresh and Gold FM

Posted May 12, 2020
Environmental , Business

It's business as usual with some minor changes for Mountain Fresh, one of the largest suppliers of residential and commercial...

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Hauraki Refuse Transfer Stations update

Hauraki Refuse Transfer Stations update

Posted May 07, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Paeroa Refuse Transfer station is now open for business with some Covid-19 protocols in place. The Waihi Transfer Station remains...

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Shooting stars and a comet on show

Shooting stars and a comet on show

Posted May 05, 2020
Environmental

If you’re a keen skywatcher and you don’t mind getting up early to gaze up you might like to set...

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OceanaGold Update

OceanaGold Update

Posted April 29, 2020
Business , Environmental

Brian Gentil spoke with Kit Wilson from OceanaGold, who was safe in his Kauri Point bubble, to find out where...

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Warmer Kiwi Homes reboots in Level 3

Warmer Kiwi Homes reboots in Level 3

Posted April 29, 2020
Health , Environmental

Over a thousand insulation and heating installers are back on the job this week to make New Zealand homes warmer...

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Mercury Bay spat farm gets green light by commissioners

Mercury Bay spat farm gets green light by commissioners

Posted April 29, 2020
Environmental , Business

A proposal for a spat farm in Mercury Bay has been given the green light by independent commissioners.

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Level 3 rules for hunting confirmed

Level 3 rules for hunting confirmed

Posted April 23, 2020
Environmental

Hunters will be able to hunt on private land with special restrictions when New Zealand moves to COVID-19 Alert Level...

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Rescue from Rangitāhua/Raoul Island

Rescue from Rangitāhua/Raoul Island

Posted April 11, 2020
Emergency Services , Environmental

As New Zealanders stay home to save lives this Easter, some had an interesting journey home to observe the COVID-19...

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Western Bay streams at near record low levels

Western Bay streams at near record low levels

Posted April 10, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

As the dry weather continues, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is asking people to make every effort to reduce water...

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Tuis trilling in town...yeah right! April 09, 2020

Report of Level 4 lockdown breach no bull! April 08, 2020

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions still apply April 07, 2020

Two ducks wing it from Pipiroa to New Caledonia April 07, 2020

Work starts on ways to fast-track consents to boost recovery from Covid-19 downturn April 01, 2020

Regional Council responding to oil spill March 30, 2020

Hauraki District rubbish and recycling changes during lockdown March 27, 2020

Solar Farm Partnership Sought March 11, 2020

Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has died suddenly March 06, 2020

Alternate Days water restriction still in place for outdoor water use in Waihi and Waikino. March 06, 2020

Government Excuses for Inaction on Mining Not Working March 04, 2020

Total watering ban lifted February 27, 2020

OceanaGold Projects Update February 26, 2020

Hauraki Plains water supply maintenance in the pipeline February 14, 2020

Waihi community response to water shortage, heartening February 14, 2020

OceanaGold Projects Update February 13, 2020

Waihi water supply recovering well February 13, 2020

Government Fails Conservation Land February 13, 2020

Hauraki District Mayor talks about Waihi water situation February 12, 2020

Latest update on Waihi Water situation February 12, 2020

Hauraki District Council summary of important information from today's water situation in Waihi February 12, 2020

Waihi still low on water - residents asked to boil all tap water for 3 minutes February 12, 2020

Total watering ban for Waihi Waikino February 10, 2020

5.5 shake up east of Tauranga February 05, 2020

TCDC declares tougher measures on water use as weekend approaches February 03, 2020

Waihi Waikino total watering ban changes January 30, 2020

OceanaGold Projects Update January 29, 2020

Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish? January 20, 2020

Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino January 15, 2020

Fishery officers stop suspected illegal snapper sales - Thames January 14, 2020

Small Steps have GIANT consequences for Kauri Giants January 13, 2020

Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions January 10, 2020

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now. December 30, 2019

Kauri 2000 Trust Message December 30, 2019

Rāhui/prohibition placed on shellfish gathering in Te Mātā and Tapu December 24, 2019

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