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Council issues invitation for youth to ‘Govern Up’

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 2:09 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is looking for young people with an interest in their community to take a lead in bringing ideas for youth projects and events to their local community boards and committees. More >>

Apprenticeship scheme tackles skills shortage

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:04 pm | Waikato District Council

An apprenticeship programme in the Waikato District is playing its part to address the skills shortage in the New Zealand roading industry following the graduation of its first intake last month. More >>

Council starts discussion on long term strategy

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12:41 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Councillors, Community Board members and Community Committee members attended a workshop yesterday [Ed Note: Thursday 16 March] to commence discussions about the long term strategic direction for the district. More >>

Committee recommends adoption of Easter Trading Policy

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:02 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council Policy and Regulatory Committee today heard and considered submissions on the Proposed Easter Trading Policy 2017 and has recommended that the policy is adopted at the full Council meeting in April. More >>

Hundreds of cans of food have been donated to charity

Monday, 20 February 2017, 5:26 pm | Waikato District Council

17 February 2017 Hundreds of cans of food have been donated to charity, thanks to Love your library week A total of $1651 of library debt was wiped by Waikato District Libraries during Love your library week in exchange for cans of food for local food ... More >>

Huntly library to remain as a cash-free site

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 4:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Councillors voted in favour of the Huntly Library and Council Office remaining a permanent cash-free site on Monday. More >>

We’re showing the love by wiping your overdue library fines

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:04 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Libraries will wipe your overdue fines during its Love your library week in exchange for cans of food. More >>

Don’t forget to have your say on Easter Trading

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:53 am | Waikato District Council

Time is running out for people to have their say on Easter Trading in the Waikato district. More >>

Waikato district welcomes UFB expansion to growing towns

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council welcomes the government announcement that it will be rolling out a second wave of ultrafast broadband (UFB) to eight of its growing towns. More >>

Growth in Waikato district surpasses Wellington

Monday, 23 January 2017, 4:11 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato is confirmed as the highest-growth district council in the North Island according to the latest figures from Statistics NZ, and housing affordability may be part of the reason. More >>

Waikato district moves to restricted fire season

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 9:57 am | Waikato District Council

A restricted fire season will be introduced for rural areas of the Waikato district from 20 January, 2017. More >>

Lake Rotokauri announced as finalist at ecological awards

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 2:58 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s Lake Rotokauri project has again gained recognition for a job well done. More >>

Refuse and recycling one day later over festive season

Friday, 16 December 2016, 10:17 am | Waikato District Council

Refuse and recycling collections over the festive season will occur one day later than usual. More >>

Close-down period for consents teams over Christmas

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 1:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council reminds customers to factor in the statutory close-down period for its consents teams. More >>

Proposed Easter Trading Policy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:19 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is proposing to adopt an Easter Trading Policy which will allow shops within the Waikato district to open on Easter Sunday. More >>

Council confirms commitment to Waters CCO proposal

Monday, 5 December 2016, 5:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Today Waikato District Council confirmed its commitment to a ratepayer-owned, council controlled organisation (CCO) to manage water and wastewater on behalf of the Hamilton City, Waikato and Waipa District Councils. More >>

Water CCO back on agenda

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:48 pm | Waikato District Council

A proposal to form a water company to manage water and wastewater is back on the agenda. More >>

Council to consider big wastewater spend

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:40 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will consider spending a further $1.757 million to address urgent concerns around wastewater spills. More >>

Raglan’s boil water notice lifted

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:26 am | Waikato District Council

Raglan, the boil water notice has today been lifted after further tests were given the all clear. You can now use water as normal. More >>

Tomokanga unveiled at base of Hakarimata Track

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:41 pm | Waikato District Council

A tomokanga was unveiled at the base of the Hakarimata Track on Saturday morning by Maaori King Tuheitia representative Heeni Katipa. More >>



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