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Waikato LASS appoint Kelvin French as CEO

Monday, 23 April 2018, 2:37 pm | Waikato District Council

Kelvin French has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at Waikato Local Authority Shared Services (WLASS) and will take up this position on 1 June. More >>

Gathering the community together after rail bridge tragedy

Friday, 20 April 2018, 12:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Following last month’s fatal accident on the Ngaruawahia rail bridge, Waikato District Council is helping facilitate a community gathering at the Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall at 6-7.30pm on Tuesday 1 May. More >>

ANZAC street art project blossoms again

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:44 pm | Waikato District Council

An ANZAC street art project is blossoming again with more than 8,000 poppies hand-crafted by community groups appearing on trees and walkways across the Waikato District. More >>

ANZAC services in Waikato district

Friday, 13 April 2018, 2:13 pm | Waikato District Council

ANZAC services will be held in eight townships across Waikato district on 25 April this year. More >>

Consultation opens on the Council’s 10-year plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:44 am | Waikato District Council

A month-long consultation opens today on Waikato District Council’s 10-year Long Term Plan, which proposes a general rate increase of 6.24% from 1 July. More >>

Wastewater network maintenance continues across the district

Friday, 9 March 2018, 12:26 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is continuing its work to improve the wastewater network across the district. More >>

Council unveils new Vision for fast-growing district

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Council

To help manage the country’s third fastest-growing district, Waikato District Council today unveiled a new vision that will guide its plans for the next 10 years. More >>

Waikato: Council plans 6.24% general rate increase

Friday, 23 February 2018, 1:53 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will meet next week (Wednesday 28 February) to approve a consultation document for its draft 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP 2018-28) which proposes a general rate increase of 6.24% from 1 July. More >>

Waikato: Council continues to improve the wastewater network

Monday, 12 February 2018, 3:31 pm | Waikato District Council

12 February 2018 Council continues to improve the wastewater network After a successful trial in Raglan last year, Waikato District Council’s wastewater education campaign kicks off around the rest of the district in 2018. More >>

Coastal erosion and climate change front of mind for Council

Friday, 2 February 2018, 9:05 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is talking with the community about the effects of coastal erosion and climate change as part of the up-coming District Plan. More >>

Innovative technology used to clean wastewater network

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:35 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has appointed a contractor to continue the cleaning and inspection of its wastewater network, work which was started in early 2017. More >>

Council staff share some Christmas spirit

Friday, 15 December 2017, 9:37 am | Waikato District Council

The day after an arsonist destroyed three waka belonging to a Tuakau waka ama club last month, an annual hangi organised by staff at Waikato District Council turned into an impromptu fundraiser for the club, Waka Tangata o Te Ahinamai Te Toki ku ... More >>

Share your stories of those who served in WW1

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Come along to Waikato District Libraries and discover, connect and share stories of those who served in the First World War. More >>

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 >>



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