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Scholarship Targets Study to Restore Healthy Waikato River

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:00 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato-Tainui and the Waikato District Council have jointly launched a new $10,000 student scholarship designed to raise awareness of the vision and strategy for the Waikato River, and to support tertiary studies that may contribute to restoring its ... More >>

All Waikato Council offices and libraries to be cash free

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:14 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council offices and libraries will be cash-free from 17 February 2018 and rate payers should receive a flyer with their rates notices this week notifying them of this. More >>

Waikato District Council Celebrates Youth Engagement Program

Friday, 1 December 2017, 11:11 am | Waikato District Council

About 40 guests including youth representatives on Waikato District Council community boards, their mentors, and the groups they lead, attended an end-of-year celebration of the Council’s youth engagement programme at the Council chambers this week (Wednesday ... More >>

Sprinkler Restrictions in Waikato, Hamilton, & Waipa

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:42 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District, Hamilton City and Waipa District are now all on Water Alert Level 1. More >>

Waikato: Apply for funding for your community project

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:25 pm | Waikato District Council

Apply for funding this summer for your community project Applications are opening in December and in January for a range of Council-administered funds to support community projects and events in the Waikato district for next year. Waikato District Council ... More >>

Students Selected for Waikato Council Cadetship Programme

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:54 am | Waikato District Council

Taking advantage of a chance to gain relevant, practical on-the-job experience has paid off for two Wintec engineering students. More >>

We’re on the road again

Friday, 10 November 2017, 9:38 am | Waikato District Council

The Waikato district is unique. From beaches to ranges, expressways to gravel roads - how we live, work and play varies across the district and there can be different rules depending on where you live. More >>

New Citizens Sworn in at Turangawaewae

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:23 am | Waikato District Council

For the first time, Waikato District Council held its Citizenship Ceremony on the marae at Turangawaewae yesterday [Wednesday 8 November]. More >>

Business confidence grows in Waikato district

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 1:47 pm | Waikato District Council

Job opportunities in the Waikato district are growing along with the district’s reputation as a place to do business according to the Council’s annual report which is being distributed as an easy-read summary for residents and ratepayers next week ... More >>

Sharp jump in values across Waikato District reported

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:07 am | Waikato District Council

Sharp jump in values across Waikato District reported Waikato District Councillors received a detailed report from Quotable Value (QV) this week on the district’s Rating Revaluation for 2017. The rating revaluation figures compiled by QV show the ... More >>

Resource Consent Changes for Waikato District

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:10 am | Waikato District Council

One of the big changes we’re quite excited about is the new Permitted Boundary Activity process, says Consents Manager Ana Maria d’Aubert. More >>

Waikato district revaluation notices due out soon

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:55 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato district property values have risen by an average of 33.7 per cent in the past three years. Property owners in the district can expect to receive their three-yearly Quotable Value (QV) revaluation in the next week or two, with revaluation notices ... More >>

Council reviewing its library contracts; asking for feedback

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:59 pm | Waikato District Council

Every year Waikato District Council pays more than $300,000 so its residents can access library services provided by other councils. More >>

Waikato District Council is focused on sustainable growth

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:32 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has met its financial targets for the past year, and is focused on managing rapid growth in sustainable ways, says Mayor Allan Sanson. More >>

Prisoners get a chance to spread pleasure in Waikato

Friday, 6 October 2017, 3:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Prisoners at Spring Hill Corrections Facility are building 30 ‘little libraries’ for Waikato District Council’s ‘Placemaking’ programme that is designed to make the district’s public spaces inviting and boost residents’ enjoyment of ... More >>

Waikato District Council committed $750k for local groups

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:25 am | Waikato District Council

In the past financial year the Waikato District Council has committed grants totalling more than $750,000 for distribution to 160 community groups and charities throughout the district enabling communities to come together to meet local needs. More >>

Council Adopts Text-Messaging for Rates Reminders

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has not only expanded its online services and payment options for its residents and ratepayers, but has now moved to mobile-friendly text-messaging to send out rates reminders. More >>

Gavin Ion appointed Waikato District Council Chief Executive

Monday, 2 October 2017, 5:08 pm | Waikato District Council

Mayor Allan Sanson has announced the appointment of Gavin Ion as Waikato District Council Chief Executive for a term of 5 years. “The Council has confirmed Gavin’s appointment following a highly competitive process involving executive recruiters ... More >>

Fatbergs in Waikato District Pipes

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:10 am | Waikato District Council

Its size has sent shockwaves around the world and while the Waikato district can’t claim anything quite as large, fatbergs have also been plaguing our pipes for years. More >>

Community invited to take stock of speed limits

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:15 am | Waikato District Council

Speed limits are under review this month as Waikato District Council asks the community to have a say on proposed amendments to its Speed Limits Bylaw. More >>



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