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Residents to have their say in annual survey

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 4:41 pm | Waikato District Council

As part of an on-going commitment to actively seek public feedback and involvement, Waikato District Council’s annual resident satisfaction survey kicks off this week. More >>

Truck drivers welcome education stop

Friday, 28 March 2014, 5:13 pm | Waikato District Council

A ‘truckie education stop’ held on SH1 north of Huntly last week received positive feedback from its target audience. More >>

Submissions to proposed psychoactive substances policy

Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:47 pm | Waikato District Council

Submissions to Waikato District Council’s proposed psychoactive substances policy have been summarised, with a number of key themes emerging. Submissions closed in February this year with 483 received from across the Waikato district. From these ... More >>

Whaanga Coast wastewater scheme completion date pushed back

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 2:57 pm | Waikato District Council

The completion date of Whaanga Coast’s new wastewater system has been pushed back to May allowing existing property owners extra time to join the scheme. Contractors Spartan Construction have installed nearly three quarters of the main sewer line ... More >>

Mayor’s Column 14 March 2014

Friday, 14 March 2014, 5:04 pm | Waikato District Council

Fundamental to a successful, long-term relationship is consistent, two-way communication between all stakeholders. This certainly applies to the relationships Council maintains with numerous partners across the district – from elected members, Community Committees ... More >>

Waikato Emergency Management preparing for Cyclone Lusi

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council Emergency Management team is monitoring the Cyclone Lusi situation closely and More >>

Council and partners watching dry weather closely

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 10:25 am | Waikato District Council

As very dry, drought-like conditions continue throughout parts of the Waikato and South Auckland, Waikato Regional Council and stakeholders are stepping up discussions on how they might work together if the situation carries on. More >>

Preliminary data in from legal highs policy submissions

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 9:51 am | Waikato District Council

Preliminary data in from submissions on Council’s legal highs policy The number of submissions to Waikato District Council’s proposed psychoactive substances policy has been confirmed as 483. Other preliminary findings revealed that the majority ... More >>

Lorenzen Bay gets footpath upgrade

Monday, 3 March 2014, 1:44 pm | Waikato District Council

Good news for residents in Raglan’s Lorenzen Bay –the construction of a footpath link between Simon Road and Manukau Road has been given the green light. More >>

Waikato District Council stops issuing fire permits

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:42 pm | Waikato District Council

Until further notice, Waikato District Council will not be issuing fire permits which means fires are not permitted in the open air in rural areas. More >>

Construction brought forward on Raglan office and library

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:14 pm | Waikato District Council

Construction on Waikato District Council’s Raglan office and library is to commence one week earlier than planned. More >>

Feedback invited on Waikato speed limits changes

Friday, 21 February 2014, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Council

Wanted - your feedback on proposed amendments to the Waikato District Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2011. Council has received 16 proposed amendments to the current bylaw and will now undertake a 20-working day public consultation beginning Monday 24 February. More >>

Waikato district invited to give feedback

Friday, 21 February 2014, 11:35 am | Waikato District Council

Wanted - your feedback on proposed amendments to the Waikato District Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2011. More >>

Council’s Raglan library and office to move

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:11 pm | Waikato District Council

Renovations to Waikato District Council’s Raglan library and office are set to begin next month to address a leaking roof and the need for more space. More >>

Good turns of the humble worm

Friday, 14 February 2014, 1:50 pm | Waikato District Council

The humble earthworm is worth its weight in gold when it comes to on farm soil productivity and protecting waterways from the impacts of farming. Common earthworms introduced from Europe by pakeha settlers in the 1800s improve the general condition of farming ... More >>

Community “Placemaker” David Engwicht returns to Raglan

Monday, 10 February 2014, 1:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Following his November 2013 visit where he introduced a process known as “Placemaking”, world expert, David Engwicht, is returning later this month to run an interactive workshop on revitalisation projects for Raglan. More >>

Residents urged to have their say on the sale of legal highs

Monday, 10 February 2014, 11:00 am | Waikato District Council

People have until next Monday 17 February to have their say on where psychoactive substances should be sold in the Waikato district. More >>

Waikato moves to Water Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 5:32 pm | Waikato District Council

A prolonged spell of dry warm weather and an increase in average temperatures has prompted Waikato District, Waipa District and Hamilton City Councils to move to Water Alert Level 2 effective from today. More >>

Residents urged to keep up good work with water conservation

Monday, 13 January 2014, 2:30 pm | Waikato District Council

With holidays coming to an end, Councils are urging Waikato residents to be careful with water as they settle back in at home. More >>

Whaanga Coast construction gets underway again

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 12:03 pm | Waikato District Council

Construction work on Whaanga Coast’s new wastewater scheme will get underway again from Monday after a brief break to avoid disrupting residents and visitors in the area during the holiday period. More >>



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