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Waikato District Council is focused on sustainable growth

Monday, 17 October 2016, 9:03 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has met its financial targets for the past year, and is focused on managing rapid growth in ways that are socially, environmentally and economically sustainable, says newly re-elected Mayor Allan Sanson. More >>

Final election results announced - Waikato Regional Council

Friday, 14 October 2016, 1:00 pm | Waikato District Council

All votes have now been counted and Fred Lichtwark has been confirmed as one of the two councillors elected to the Waikato general constituency. More >>

Waikato preliminary local election results

Sunday, 9 October 2016, 11:27 am | Waikato District Council

Preliminary election results indicate that Allan Sanson has been re-elected as Waikato District Council mayor. More >>

Huntly’s Riverview Road now open

Friday, 7 October 2016, 2:35 pm | Waikato District Council

Riverview Road, Huntly, has been cleared and the road is now open, Huntly received 90 millimetres of rain over a two hour period on Sunday, which resulted in several slips on Riverview Road. Civil Defence Local Controller Merv Balloch said at the ... More >>

Council adopts Grass Verge Policy

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 10:20 am | Waikato District Council

Changes are coming for those who have their grass verge mown by Waikato District Council. More >>

Do you want shops to open on Easter Sunday?

Monday, 3 October 2016, 4:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Do you want shops to open on Easter Sunday? Waikato District Council wants to know what you think about shops being open on Easter Sunday. Due to a recent change in legislation councils can now develop a policy that will allow shops to open on Easter ... More >>

Huntly road remains closed following slips

Monday, 3 October 2016, 3:09 pm | Waikato District Council

Huntly received 90 millimetres of rain yesterday over a two hour period, which resulted in several slips on Riverview Road. “This was an extreme weather event,” says Civil Defence Local Controller Merv Balloch. “Usually you don’t see this kind ... More >>

Ballot boxes hit the road

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 1:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Ballot boxes take to the street for a second week to encourage people to vote in the Waikato district. More >>

Taking the lead with new reading programme Dogs in Libraries

Monday, 19 September 2016, 2:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is taking the lead with its new reading programme, Dogs in Libraries, where children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog in a relaxed, friendly environment. More >>

Voting opens in 2016 Waikato district elections

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 12:26 pm | Waikato District Council

From tomorrow you will be able to cast your vote in the 2016 Waikato district elections. More >>

Creating youth employment opportunities in Waikato

Friday, 9 September 2016, 2:59 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council looks forward to meeting with more than 100 employers, educators and other community leaders in the district at the launch of a new initiative on Wednesday 14 September to encourage more employment opportunities for Waikato youth. More >>

Best practice award presented to Council’s roading alliance

Monday, 29 August 2016, 4:24 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Alliance, a joint venture between Downer New Zealand and Waikato District Council, has won a best practice award for its work on the Rotowaro culvert replacement. More >>

Waikato District Council election candidates confirmed

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 3:25 pm | Waikato District Council

16 August 2016 74 people have thrown their hats in the ring as candidates in the upcoming Waikato District Council elections. When the deadline for nominations passed at midday Friday there were: · Five nominations for Mayor More >>

Waikato District Council libraries will open tomorrow

Friday, 12 August 2016, 2:44 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council offices and libraries will remain closed for the rest of today following receipt of a message this morning from a caller threatening to visit a council office with harmful intent. All non-essential staff have been sent home. ... More >>

Waikato District Council temporary office closure

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:03 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council call centre received a telephone message this morning from a caller threatening to visit a council office with harmful intent. More >>

Thinking about standing for election? Don’t prevaricate

Friday, 5 August 2016, 3:34 pm | Waikato District Council

Have you thought about standing for election to council or community board in the Waikato district? Time is running out for local candidates to step forward for the October elections. More >>

Waikato District Council pre-election report available

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:04 am | Waikato District Council

Voters and those people standing or thinking of standing in Waikato District Council’s elections in October are being encouraged to read a pre-election report released on Friday. The report outlines Council’s operational and financial performance ... More >>

Nominations now open for Waikato district elections

Monday, 18 July 2016, 11:41 am | Waikato District Council

If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about your district, then now’s your chance to give local politics a go and have a say in your community’s future. Nominations for candidates wanting to stand in this year’s Waikato district ... More >>

City Care to look after Waikato district open spaces

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Waikato District Council

City Care Limited was awarded Waikato District Council’s Open Spaces maintenance contract last month and are now in full preparation mode for a start date of 1 August this year. More >>

Councils agree water shake-up, but…

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:23 am | Waikato District Council

Three Waikato councils have reached potential agreement on a major shake-up of water services across the Waikato – but won’t push the go button until the public have their say. More >>



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