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Taking the lead with new reading programme Dogs in Libraries

Monday, 19 September 2016, 2:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is taking the lead with its new reading programme, Dogs in Libraries, where children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog in a relaxed, friendly environment. More >>

Voting opens in 2016 Waikato district elections

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 12:26 pm | Waikato District Council

From tomorrow you will be able to cast your vote in the 2016 Waikato district elections. More >>

Creating youth employment opportunities in Waikato

Friday, 9 September 2016, 2:59 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council looks forward to meeting with more than 100 employers, educators and other community leaders in the district at the launch of a new initiative on Wednesday 14 September to encourage more employment opportunities for Waikato youth. More >>

Best practice award presented to Council’s roading alliance

Monday, 29 August 2016, 4:24 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Alliance, a joint venture between Downer New Zealand and Waikato District Council, has won a best practice award for its work on the Rotowaro culvert replacement. More >>

Waikato District Council election candidates confirmed

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 3:25 pm | Waikato District Council

16 August 2016 74 people have thrown their hats in the ring as candidates in the upcoming Waikato District Council elections. When the deadline for nominations passed at midday Friday there were: · Five nominations for Mayor More >>

Waikato District Council libraries will open tomorrow

Friday, 12 August 2016, 2:44 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council offices and libraries will remain closed for the rest of today following receipt of a message this morning from a caller threatening to visit a council office with harmful intent. All non-essential staff have been sent home. ... More >>

Waikato District Council temporary office closure

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:03 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council call centre received a telephone message this morning from a caller threatening to visit a council office with harmful intent. More >>

Thinking about standing for election? Don’t prevaricate

Friday, 5 August 2016, 3:34 pm | Waikato District Council

Have you thought about standing for election to council or community board in the Waikato district? Time is running out for local candidates to step forward for the October elections. More >>

Waikato District Council pre-election report available

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:04 am | Waikato District Council

Voters and those people standing or thinking of standing in Waikato District Council’s elections in October are being encouraged to read a pre-election report released on Friday. The report outlines Council’s operational and financial performance ... More >>

Nominations now open for Waikato district elections

Monday, 18 July 2016, 11:41 am | Waikato District Council

If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about your district, then now’s your chance to give local politics a go and have a say in your community’s future. Nominations for candidates wanting to stand in this year’s Waikato district ... More >>

City Care to look after Waikato district open spaces

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Waikato District Council

City Care Limited was awarded Waikato District Council’s Open Spaces maintenance contract last month and are now in full preparation mode for a start date of 1 August this year. More >>

Councils agree water shake-up, but…

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:23 am | Waikato District Council

Three Waikato councils have reached potential agreement on a major shake-up of water services across the Waikato – but won’t push the go button until the public have their say. More >>

Free advice for business people

Monday, 20 June 2016, 9:45 am | Waikato District Council

North Waikato business people can now access free advice, support and potentially funding to help their enterprise grow. More >>

Entries closing soon for ‘travelling suitcase’ exhibition

Friday, 10 June 2016, 2:10 pm | Waikato District Council

Time is running out for artists living in or connected with the Waikato district to enter their works in the Waikato District Council’s ‘travelling suitcase’ art exhibition. The exhibition is part of the Council’s local celebrations for ... More >>

Matariki's stars to shine at Waikato District events

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:35 am | Waikato District Council

The annual Waikato Matariki festival gets underway on June 6, with a variety of events and activities marking the Maaori New Year across the region, including some district-specific events created and/or supported by the Waikato District Council. More >>

Artwork installation shows the nature of Matariki

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 4:22 pm | Waikato District Council

An installation of artworks by internationally-recognised Waikato district artist, wood sculptor and carver, Wayne Ross, is on public display in the Waikato District Council’s reception foyer from now until the end of July. The installation is part ... More >>

Waikato District Council announces youth award winners

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:26 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council announces the winners of its youth awards The winners of the Waikato District Youth Awards have been announced. This is the first year Waikato District Council has held the awards and it is exciting to see the number of young ... More >>

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 >>



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