The Waikato River Authority is a co-governance body established between the Crown and Waikato River iwi to restore and protect the Waikato River. The Authority covers a catchment area of 11,000 square kilometres for New Zealand's longest river. The Authority administers $250 million to support the achievement of its purpose.
Over the past six years the Waikato River Authority has funded more than 200 projects contributing to the clean-up of the Waikato and Waipa Rivers and allocated more than $30 million. The Authority strongly advocates for an integrated and cohesive approach for clean-up activities across the river catchment. More information about the Authority is available at www.waikatoriver.org.nz
Schick Civil Construction was established in Hamilton, in 1986 by LG and JH Schick. Schick are earthworks and cartage specialists, and now provide local body and highway infrastructure works, subdivisions, retaining walls, minor bridge construction and repairs, coastal and river bank protection, stop bank construction, multiple drainage and pavement (grader) crews, and a concrete crew.
Hamilton City Council is the local authority for one of New Zealand’s fasting growing cities. As a council, our vision is to be a high performance organisation; respected by all.
At the heart of the Council’s operations and decision-making are three community outcomes:
A great river city; our city embraces its natural environment and has green spaces, features and community facilities that make it a great place to live, work, play and visit.
A city that embraces growth; Our city has infrastructure that meets our current demands, supports growth and helps build a strong economy.
A Council that is best in business; our Council is customer-focused, financially sustainable and has the best people delivering the best outcomes for the city.
At a city leadership level, Hamilton is led by effective, open and responsive governance, with a focus on transparency and sustainable financial management. The Council takes pride in knowing our management and staff are approachable, accessible, responsive to the needs of our communities and take ownership for providing the right information, first time. Above all, Hamilton is committed to attracting the best and brightest to our city – wherever you’re from. Hamiltonians enjoy living here for a reason. The city has a great cafe culture, a quality range of restaurants and great outdoor areas, many of which are focused around the mighty Waikato River.
For more information on Hamilton City Council, visit www.hamilton.govt.nz
The Waikato District Council is your local government authority for the Waikato region.
Waikato District Council activities include developing and actioning plans, policies and bylaws in order to manage Waikato resources effectively. They also provide the region with a wide range of services and facilities including, maintenance and upgrading of the roading network, management of water, and providing environment and health services.
The driving force behind all work is the WDC vision "to be a recognised leader in creating a district that prides itself on economic excellence, local participation and sustainable communities."
For more information on the WDC visit www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz.
HELPING THE WAIKATO 100 PROMOTE HEALTHY WATERWAYS
We're stoked to have the support of these organisations who are doing their part in promoting healthy waterways in the Waikato region, and nationally. Find out more about how they are protecting our taonga for future generations.