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Native planting commemorates historic agreement

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:29 pm | Waikato District Council

In the lead-up to the Maaori New Year (Matariki), Waikato District Council is planning a riverside native tree planting event to commemorate the signing of its historic Waikato River Joint Management Agreement with Waikato-Tainui in 2010. More >>

Youth photo exhibition shows Raglan creativity

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:34 am | Waikato District Council

A photographic exhibition currently displayed at Raglan Library is giving renowned photographer Mark Hamilton and the Rangatahi (youth) from around Raglan an opportunity to bring their work in front of their local community. More >>

Raglan hosts LIANZA Weekend School

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:37 am | Waikato District Council

Staff representing over 68 libraries from around New Zealand attended the LIANZA Weekend School conference held at Raglan over the weekend. The LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) event is held annually at a different ... More >>

Late night hours extended to other district libraries

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Waikato District Council

Tuakau library will now have a late night added to its existing hours from this Thursday, 26 May, with the library remaining open on Thursdays until 8pm. The move adds to already-improved services at the Council’s Ngaruawahia and Raglan libraries, which ... More >>

New recycling crates ready for delivery

Monday, 23 May 2016, 1:21 pm | Waikato District Council

Brand new recycling crates will be delivered to Waikato district households later this month onwards as part of the new refuse and recycling services. More >>

Waikato District Youth Awards finalists announced

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:29 am | Waikato District Council

Finalists of the Waikato District Youth Awards have been chosen. There were 52 young people nominated. More >>

Waikato eateries invited to put Matariki on the menu

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:44 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district cafes, restaurants and eateries are being invited to take part in the regional Matariki menu challenge. The ‘Tino Reka te Kai Challenge’ will run over five weeks from Monday, June 6 until Monday, July 11 inclusive, celebrating ... More >>

Local artists’ Matariki exhibition

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is ‘lifting the lid’ for the second time on the work of local artists, with the return of its upcoming ‘suitcase’ art exhibition which aims to celebrate Matariki (the Maaori New Year) in the district. The exhibition ... More >>

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 >>



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