May 19, 2016

Waikato RiverCare Inc. has received funding approval from the Waikato River Authority to complete three new restoration projects. Two sites are located in the Mangawara Stream catchment and the third is located in the middle of Huntly Township just south of Tainui Bridge on the Waikato River.

Project work has already begun with the first round of site preparation completed by Spray Rig Ltd on all three sites.


Over the next 12 m...

May 11, 2016

Waikato RiverCare Incorporated has just received the great honour of being selected as a finalist at the Green Ribbon Awards to be held at Parliament Buildings, Wellington, early next month. The prestigious awards recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals, businesses and communities to protect and improve our environment throughout New Zealand.


Waikato RiverCare Inc. was nominated in the Caring for Our Water categ...

May 5, 2016

In February, we brought you the story of Waikato RiverCare’s first use of a biocontrol agent (Tradescantia Beetle) at a project to combat the invasive and hard to kill weed Wandering Willie (Tradescantia fluminensis).  With the support of Waikato River Authority funding, Waikato RiverCare has started another project first: pest animal control at an oxbow restoration project.

Brook and Connor Landon, owners of land adjacent to o...

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