Waikato agriculture research and innovation collaboration to be explored
Leading agricultural research organisations have agreed to investigate opportunities to collaborate on productivity and sustainability challenges facing the sector that is vitally important to the Waikato region and New Zealand.
At a recent meeting convened by Mayor of Hamilton City, Julie Hardaker, the parties acknowledged the crucial role of agricultural research, innovation and education to the success of the Waikato and New Zealand.
Hamilton Zoo's panda trio named!
The country’s cutest red panda trio at Hamilton Zoo have now been named!
The pandas are now known by the Nepalese names of Nima (sun), Karma (star) and Dawa (moon).
The names were chosen by Hamilton Zoo staff and given that there were more than 900 names entered, choosing the winning three was no easy task.
Landslip options to be presented to Council
Soil nailing is the recommended remedial measure for parts of the Waikato River bank through Hamilton which have subsided, forcing the closure of the popular riverbank pathway. A report to Council this week outlines the options for the work, including the costs.
City waters viewer now live
Do you know where the water toby is on your property? Well now you can access our water, wastewater and stormwater services information 24 hours a day, seven days a week through our new online City Waters Viewer. You can search for properties, zoom in to street level to view asset locations and view aerial photography overlaid with asset information.
Caution needed as lake algae re-emerges
A potentially toxic algae has re-emerged at Hamilton Lake, so members of the public are urged to stay clear of the water. Sampling will be increased and more information issued as it becomes available.