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Waikato River Authority announces new board members

The Waikato River Authority has announced three new board members following the retirement of two Iwi and one Crown representative late last year. Two other Crown representatives have been reconfirmed for further terms.

The new board members are Vanessa Eparaima ...

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Waikato River Authority funds another $5.9m of projects

The Waikato River Authority has decided to fund another 38 river clean-up projects in its latest funding round.

The Authority’s third funding round will see $5,950,993 allocated from a possible grants pool of $7 million. The grants announcement follows the ...

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Waikato River Authority AGM

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Waikato River Authority receives nearly $18 million of funding applications in latest round

The Waikato River Authority has received nearly $18 million of funding applications in its third and latest funding round. Up to $7 million is available for clean-up project grants in the current year.

Applications closed on Friday last week with ...

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New home for Waikato River Authority

The Waikato River Authority has moved to a new home in Hamilton.

After an evaluation of the business case, the Authority decided to purchase its own small stand-alone office building in Rostrevor Street.

Chief Executive Bob Penter says given that ...

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Report confirms the challenges ahead for the clean-up of the Waikato River

The Waikato River Authority says a report just out from the Waikato Regional Council on water quality in the Waikato River confirms the challenges ahead in cleaning-up the Waikato River.

The report highlights a general increase in nitrogen levels although ...

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Waikato River Authority July newsletter

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The Waikato River Authority’s third funding round opens today

The Waikato River Authority’s potentially largest funding round gets underway today with up to $7 million available for clean-up projects.

Applications for the Authority’s third funding round will close on 23 August.

River Authority co-chairs Tukoroirangi Morgan and Hon John ...

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