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Council invites community hall users to workshops

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:47 pm | Waikato District Council

If you do, there’s an opportunity coming up to share your opinion of the community hall in your area at a series of workshops at the end of the month. More >>

Waikato teenagers inspired by experiences in China

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 3:39 pm | Waikato District Council

Three teenagers arrived back at school this week after the trip of a lifetime to China that they were supported to apply for as a result of joining a Waikato District youth action group. After joining the Te Kauwhata and Onewhero Youth Action Group ... More >>

Waikato Council’s Cadetship Programme Labelled as a Win-Win

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:49 am | Waikato District Council

24 July 2017 - Waikato District Council has initiated a partnership with Wintec to create employment opportunities for civil engineering students and develop highly-skilled and well-rounded staff members. More >>

Submitting your building consent application gets easier

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:46 pm | Waikato District Council

If you are submitting a building consent application to the Waikato District Council you’ll now find it much easier and quicker. More >>

Waikato District successful in bid for infrastructure fund

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District successful in bid for Government housing infrastructure fund Prime Minister Bill English today announced that Waikato District Council was successful in its application for $37 million from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure ... More >>

Council adopts Annual Plan

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 6:53 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council yesterday adopted its Annual Plan 2017/18 that will see targeted wastewater rates rise to allow for preparation of long term plans to protect waterways and environmentally sensitive areas from overflows. The adoption ... More >>

Still time to lodge an EQC claim after April floods

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:52 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district property owners whose land suffered damage from slips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC). More >>

Waikato District Youth Groups take action

Friday, 16 June 2017, 2:27 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district youth groups are going to be busy over the next few weeks with fruit tree giveaways, native tree plantings, health expos, a ‘Creative-Con’, as well as discos and skate park openings. More >>

Another Waikato water option in wings

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 12:37 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is holding informal discussions with Watercare Services Ltd and Waikato-Tainui on potentially forming a company to improve water and wastewater services for the district. More >>

Council proceeds with Annual Plan option to protect waterway

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 5:06 pm | Waikato District Council

After deliberating for nearly three hours today on wastewater services options for its Annual Plan, the Waikato District Council decided to proceed with the option that will allow it to prepare long term plans to protect waterways and environmentally ... More >>

Council hears Annual Plan submissions

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 4:43 pm | Waikato District Council

At a hearing on the Waikato District Council’s Annual Plan wastewater services consultation today, engineering consultancy Jacobs told the Council that its wastewater network was prone to blockages with foreign objects because it was in poor condition ... More >>

Waikato District youth group projects celebrated

Friday, 26 May 2017, 3:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Youth groups across the Waikato district are taking up projects including tree planting and bullying awareness as part of a “Govern Up” youth programme supported by the Waikato District Council, and they’ll be talking about their projects on community ... More >>

Celebrate Matariki with your local library and be in to win

Monday, 15 May 2017, 11:31 am | Waikato District Council

In celebration of Matariki (Maaori New Year), Waikato District Libraries are encouraging people to write a poem or design a bookmark and go in the draw to win a range of prizes. You could win a $60 gift voucher for first place or a $30 gift voucher for ... More >>

Waikato starts to dry out but river levels will remain high

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Flood protection assets overall have performed well in the heavy rain that’s swept through the region, says Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Cyclone Cook avoids Waikato District

Friday, 14 April 2017, 9:12 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District largely avoided the effects of Cyclone Cook. Yesterday’s weather resulted in a few slips and limited flooding throughout the district. The Waikato District is still cleaning up from the effects of last week’s storm, ex-Cyclone ... More >>

Only travel tonight if absolutely necessary

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is strongly urging the public to stay at home tonight and only drive on the roads if it’s absolutely necessary. More >>

‘Get on with it’: Mayor

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:03 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson says the “doors remain open” for further discussion with Waipa District and Hamilton City Councils about the future of water services. More >>

Take extra care as Cyclone Cook approaches

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:02 am | Waikato District Council

Residents are urged to take extra care over the next few days as Cyclone Cook continues to move towards New Zealand. More >>

Waikato District Council staff focus on weather damage

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 2:04 pm | Waikato District Council

As Waikato District Council staff grapple with the aftermath of ex-Cyclone Debbie, and with more bad weather forecast for later this week, customer service requests are being prioritised according to necessity of work. More >>

Many roads will remain closed over weekend

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Many roads in the Waikato district will remain closed over the weekend. We will be assessing the situation on Monday when water levels have receded. Our after-hours team will be on call over the weekend to monitor any urgent issues. More >>

 

 

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