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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 >>

River levels still high; work to clear roads continues

Friday, 7 April 2017, 10:34 am | Waikato District Council

River levels are still high and will stay that way for the next 48-72 hours. This means that already flooded areas are unlikely to recede quickly. People are advised to take care. There is still significant debris and roads are slippery. When driving ... More >>

Several roads in Waikato district remain closed

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 5:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Rotowaro Road and Hangapipi Road, Huntly is now open • Waingaro Road, Ngaruawahia is now fully open • The Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road is now open. Driver caution is advised as there is still debris and slippery surfaces along this route. Traffic ... More >>

Work to re-open roads in Waikato district continues

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:14 pm | Waikato District Council

6April 2017 UPDATE 2PM River levels remain high: Work to re-open roads in Waikato district continues More >>

Work to re-open roads in Waikato district

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:28 am | Waikato District Council

Work will continue today to re-open roads in the Waikato district, after extreme weather caused flooding and slips. More >>

UPDATE: Severe weather flooding around Waikato district

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:32 pm | Waikato District Council

Approximately 150 children will remain in Port Waikato overnight due to a large slip blocking the road in and out. The children who are in Port Waikato on school camp, are safe and at no immediate risk. More >>

Severe weather and flooding around the Waikato district

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 9:33 am | Waikato District Council

Severe weather has caused flooding around the district and the MetService are predicting more heavy rain over the next 24 hours. More >>

 

 

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