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Council notifies final representation review proposal

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:29 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council this week notified its final proposal for representation arrangements for the next local body elections, including the shape of the district’s voting Wards and the number of Councillors elected. More >>

Waikato District Council heritage and discretionary funding

Friday, 7 September 2018, 11:55 am | Waikato District Council

Applications are now open for the final 2018 rounds of funding from the Waikato District Council Heritage Project Fund and from the Council’s Discretionary Grants Fund to support projects and events in the district. More >>

Council serious about improving wastewater resources

Monday, 20 August 2018, 10:35 am | Waikato District Council

A two year programme which has seen a large portion of the Waikato district wastewater network cleaned and inspected shows Waikato District Council is serious about improving the state of its assets. More >>

Raglan named a Finalist for NZ’s Most Beautiful Small Town

Friday, 17 August 2018, 2:23 pm | Waikato District Council

Finalists for the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards 2018 have just been released and Waikato District Council is proud to announce that Raglan is a finalist for the Most Beautiful Small Town Award. More >>

Scholarship awarded for research to save declining kākaki

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 4:51 pm | Waikato District Council

A Waikato Regional Council and Department of Conservation scholarship is being used to help find out what’s causing the decline of kākahi, New Zealand’s freshwater mussel. More >>

Community input vital to develop district Blueprint

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 12:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is taking a new approach to town planning and your input at upcoming community workshops is vital. More >>

Council wants to strike a balance

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 10:37 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council wants to align its Gambling Venues Policy with other local authorities and gradually reduce the number of pokie machines in its district. More >>

Ngaruawahia youth group organises town’s first film festival

Friday, 6 July 2018, 1:59 pm | Waikato District Council

6 July 2017 Ngaruawahia youth group organises the town’s first film festival Ngaruawahia youth action group ‘Embrace the Future’ is organising the town’s first ‘Kauawhi Matakite’ short film festival for budding film makers aged 11-21 on Sunday 22 July ... More >>

Council welcomes additional local roading funding

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson welcomes the announcement by Transport Minister Phil Twyford and the Transport Agency of enhanced funding assistance rates (FAR). More >>

Hearings begin on the Council’s 10-year plan

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:54 pm | Waikato District Council

Hearings for submissions on Waikato District Council’s 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP) begin today (Wednesday 16 May). More >>

Waikato district Plan consultation continues

Monday, 14 May 2018, 3:26 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is in the process of reviewing its District Plan and in doing so; we’re talking with a group of property owners who will see a change. Before we notify the Proposed District Plan in July, Council is consulting with a ... More >>

ANZAC displays can be enjoyed until the end of May

Monday, 30 April 2018, 4:01 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district ANZAC displays can be enjoyed until the end of May People wanting to see the ANZAC art installations in the Waikato district have until the end of May to see them. More >>

Waikato LASS appoint Kelvin French as CEO

Monday, 23 April 2018, 2:37 pm | Waikato District Council

Kelvin French has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at Waikato Local Authority Shared Services (WLASS) and will take up this position on 1 June. More >>

Gathering the community together after rail bridge tragedy

Friday, 20 April 2018, 12:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Following last month’s fatal accident on the Ngaruawahia rail bridge, Waikato District Council is helping facilitate a community gathering at the Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall at 6-7.30pm on Tuesday 1 May. More >>

ANZAC street art project blossoms again

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:44 pm | Waikato District Council

An ANZAC street art project is blossoming again with more than 8,000 poppies hand-crafted by community groups appearing on trees and walkways across the Waikato District. More >>

ANZAC services in Waikato district

Friday, 13 April 2018, 2:13 pm | Waikato District Council

ANZAC services will be held in eight townships across Waikato district on 25 April this year. More >>

Consultation opens on the Council’s 10-year plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:44 am | Waikato District Council

A month-long consultation opens today on Waikato District Council’s 10-year Long Term Plan, which proposes a general rate increase of 6.24% from 1 July. More >>

Wastewater network maintenance continues across the district

Friday, 9 March 2018, 12:26 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is continuing its work to improve the wastewater network across the district. More >>

Council unveils new Vision for fast-growing district

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Council

To help manage the country’s third fastest-growing district, Waikato District Council today unveiled a new vision that will guide its plans for the next 10 years. More >>

Waikato: Council plans 6.24% general rate increase

Friday, 23 February 2018, 1:53 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will meet next week (Wednesday 28 February) to approve a consultation document for its draft 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP 2018-28) which proposes a general rate increase of 6.24% from 1 July. More >>



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