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Anzac services to be held around the Waikato district

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:14 pm | Waikato District Council

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

LGC endorses WDC representation proposal

Monday, 8 April 2019, 3:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Local Government Commission endorses Waikato District Council’s representation proposal More >>

Council’s inorganic service not being run as usual

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 2:47 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s inorganic service will not be taking place as usual. The service, which is traditionally held around this time of year, wasn’t included in the refuse and recycling targeted rate for 2018/19 as this service is inconsistent ... More >>

Bat habitat temporarily closed

Friday, 29 March 2019, 3:52 pm | Waikato District Council

Endangered species found in dangerous trees means one of the Waikato district’s reserves needs to temporarily close. More >>

Council approves annual budget

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 4:45 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato Regional Council is sticking to its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan with the approval of the draft 2019/20 Annual Plan budget. More >>

Local Event Cancelled: National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 4:55 pm | Waikato District Council

Regretfully the event announced earlier today to be held at Turangawaewae Marae to watch the National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, has been cancelled. More >>

National Remembrance Service to be livestreamed

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:47 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson, together with Turangawaewae Marae invites everyone to come together this Friday at Turangawaewae to watch the National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack. More >>

Water restrictions lifted in most of the Waikato

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9:40 am | Waikato District Council

Waipa recently lifted their water restrictions and Hamilton, Tauwhare, Gordonton and Matangi residents remain at Water Alert Level 2. More >>

Waikato District Mayor expresses sympathy for Christchurch

Monday, 18 March 2019, 10:51 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson has expressed sympathy for the victims of last Friday’s horrific acts of terror at two mosques in Christchurch, where fifty people lost their lives. More >>

Take your pooch for a doggy dip to end the summer season

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 4:35 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is closing its pools for winter so we’re inviting people to bring their dogs along for a swim on the final day. More >>

Feedback opens on Council's Blueprint project

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3:52 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is taking a new and different approach to planning across the entire district. More >>

Council appoints new Iwi and Community Partnership Manager

Monday, 11 February 2019, 12:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will soon be building stronger relationships with iwi and the wider community thanks to the appointment of Sam Toka as its new Iwi and Community Partnership Manager. More >>

Huntly gets creative with its first ‘Arts in the Park’

Friday, 8 February 2019, 3:20 pm | Waikato District Council

Huntly’s first ‘Arts in the Park’ family day at Fraser Park on Saturday next week (16 Feb) will offer people the chance to try out different arts and crafts for themselves, and children will be able to share their work with their favourite dog ... More >>

Businesses and employment growing in Waikato District

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 3:43 pm | Waikato District Council

Employment in Waikato District increased 3.5% in the 2018 financial year, higher than a national growth figure of 3%, according to the latest statistics from Infometrics, and unemployment across the Waikato region has remained the lowest in the country ... More >>

River-based scholarship offered for the first time

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 2:24 pm | Waikato District Council

A commitment between Waikato-Tainui and Waikato District Council to co-manage the Waikato River by restoring and protecting its health and wellbeing is the driving force behind an inaugural scholarship announced late last year. More >>

New destinations, more service in Waikato’s north

Friday, 25 January 2019, 2:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Residents in Waikato’s north will have more public buses traveling to more destinations with improvements rolling in from Tuesday, 29 January. More >>

Waikato District Mayor welcomes passenger rail funding

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:47 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson says central government funding for a five-year trial Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service starting in March 2020 is good news for the district. More >>

Waikato Council endorses passenger rail business case

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 2:25 pm | Waikato District Council

A business case seeking central government funding for a start-up passenger rail service between Hamilton and Auckland was endorsed by the Waikato District Council at a specially-convened council meeting today (Wednesday 28 November). More >>

Fake freedom camping officers operating in Raglan

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Raglan freedom campers beware – we’ve had reports of people impersonating Council officers and asking campers for payment. More >>

Ngaruawahia Safe Kids Day

Monday, 5 November 2018, 4:09 pm | Waikato District Council

Nearly 300 Year 7 and 8 children from schools in Ngaruawahia and surrounding areas will be attending a Safe Kids Day at The Point, Ngaruawahia, on Wednesday this week (7 November) as part of a health and safety collaborative educational effort by the ... More >>

 

 

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