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Freedom camping public consultation is now open

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 4:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council plans to introduce a new bylaw to manage issues associated with freedom camping. More >>

New Pokeno Community Committee elected

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 2:37 pm | Waikato District Council

At a public meeting held in Pokeno last night, residents and ratepayers elected a new Pokeno Community Committee to represent the community for the next three years and to enhance liaison between the Waikato District Council and the community. More >>

Nominations are open for the Waikato District Youth Awards

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 3:25 pm | Waikato District Council

This is the first year Waikato District Council has held the awards. The awards are made possible courtesy of funding the Council has received from the Ministry for Youth Development. More >>

Raglan spill cleared

Friday, 1 April 2016, 3:24 pm | Waikato District Council

Test results on water samples taken from Raglan Harbour show the water quality has returned to safe marine recreational levels meaning that it is safe for swimming. More >>

Caution advised at Raglan Harbour

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 9:54 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council continues to advise the public not to swim, fish or collect seafood within the Raglan Harbour until further notice following the sewerage overflow last Friday evening. More >>

Truck drivers welcome education

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Truck drivers had the chance to up skill on key road safety issues, while enjoying coffee and snacks at a road safety education stop held in Huntly last week. More >>

Flying flags in communities

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 4:08 pm | Waikato District Council

Both the current and proposed alternate Kyle Lockwood-designed silver fern flags are flying outside Waikato District Council’s Ngaruawahia office. More >>

“Maintain vigiliance” say Waikato authorities

Friday, 18 September 2015, 8:18 am | Waikato District Council

Coromandel residents and boaties are being urged to remain vigilant and avoid the coast this morning in the wake of yesterday’s Chilean earthquake. More >>

‘GoRoam’ app goes live

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 2:57 pm | Waikato District Council

‘GoRoam’ app goes live The Wairoa District Council’s ‘GoRoam’ smart phone application (app) is ready to go live. A demonstration of the app was presented to councillors at their council meeting on Tuesday. The app is designed for anyone who ... More >>

Council adopts ten-year plan

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:22 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council today formally adopted its 2015 – 2025 Long Term Plan (LTP). With a strong focus on managing growth and future assets and a minimal general rate increase, a good outcome is expected in the long-term for local communities. ... More >>

Council prepares bid to boost our broadband

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:52 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is preparing its bid for additional Government funding to expand ultrafast broadband in its communities. More >>

Partnership approach employed to address potential erosion

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 11:29 pm | Waikato District Council

A multi-agency and community partnership approach will be employed to address potential erosion issues identified at Sunset Beach, Port Waikato. More >>

Council hears community feedback on draft 10 year plan

Monday, 18 May 2015, 11:49 am | Waikato District Council

The first of three hearings for Waikato district’s draft 10 year plan gets underway tonight in Tuakau. More >>

Councillors need time to review all water options presented

Monday, 11 May 2015, 3:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council Mayor Allan Sanson says any decision on management of the district’s future water supply is at least 10 to 12 weeks away. More >>

Community engagement drives successful consultation

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 11:38 am | Waikato District Council

Getting out and about in the community has been a key factor in the success of Waikato District Council’s 10 year plan consultation programme. More >>

Council approves consolidation in sub-regional water study

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 8:52 am | Waikato District Council

Council approves consolidation as fourth option in sub-regional water study Waikato District Council will include consolidation with Watercare as a fourth option to be analysed in the sub-regional joint water study which is currently underway. Last ... More >>

New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride

Friday, 30 January 2015, 5:01 pm | Waikato District Council

URBAN CYCLEWAY FUND - New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride will take shape this year thanks to funding boost More >>

Proposed changes to district speed limits

Friday, 30 January 2015, 11:04 am | Waikato District Council

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

Council asks shall we hop, skip and jump, or just run?

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:30 pm | Waikato District Council

Want to hop, skip and jump, or pass it not kick it in our district’s sport parks. That’s what Waikato District Council is keen to learn when it calls for submissions on their draft Sports Park Reserve Management Plan and the draft General Reserve ... More >>

Waikato District Council remains in an open fire season

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 9:18 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will stay in an open fire season during at this stage, due to the large amount of rain over the last month. An open fire season means fires can be lit in the open air, with no requirement for a permit. Principal Rural Fire ... More >>



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