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Local election voting opens tomorrow

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:22 pm | Waikato District Council

Claudelands, Hamilton, 23 – 26 September 2019: In a speech that will expand on the NZ Government’s commitment to increased participation in the reduction of waste and enhancing the country’s circular economy, Associate Minister for the Environment, ... More >>

Waikato District Plan hearings start this month

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:40 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is making progress with the Proposed District Plan, with hearings for Stage 1 due to start later this month. More >>

Huntly Fire Brigade supported by Council’s Wellbeing Trust

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 2:03 pm | Waikato District Council

Huntly Volunteer Fire Brigade can continue to help their community thanks in part to funding from Waikato District Council’s Wellbeing Trust Fund. More >>

Central Government funding gives boost to passenger rail

Friday, 23 August 2019, 5:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Central Government funding for the Hamilton-Auckland passenger rail will give a big boost to rail-related infrastructure in the Waikato district. More >>

Cemeteries bylaw consultation opens today

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 1:53 pm | Waikato District Council

A 2016 review of Council’s Cemeteries Bylaw restricted the pre-purchasing of plots to only when a relative was to be buried. More >>

Nominations close for Waikato District Council election

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 2:28 pm | Waikato District Council

A hotly contested election is in the pipeline for most areas of the district, with only two current Councillors re-elected unopposed. More >>

Partnership between Waikato District Council and Watercare

Friday, 16 August 2019, 3:22 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council and Watercare Services Ltd will join forces to deliver safe drinking water, wastewater and stormwater services to the Waikato district from 1 October. More >>

Give back to your community by standing for Community Board

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:20 am | Waikato District Council

Great people wanting to make a difference in their community are being asked to consider standing for their local Community Board in this year’s elections. More >>

Call for more nominations for Waikato district elections

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 3:50 pm | Waikato District Council

With only a handful of nominations received for the Waikato District Council elections, Chief Executive Gavin Ion is reminding people that time is running out if they want to stand for their community. More >>

Memorial planting to remember Ngaruawahia children

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 11:08 am | Waikato District Council

The community is invited to attend a remembrance planting at Lady Raiha Reserve in Ngaruawahia this Sunday, 4 August. More >>

Heartfelt poem about Mum awarded our Supreme Winner

Friday, 26 July 2019, 3:04 pm | Waikato District Council

The Supreme Winner of the Waikato District Libraries 2019 Matariki competition says the inspiration for her poem came from her Mum, her guiding star. More >>

Rates notices due to hit mailboxes

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 3:42 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s first rates notices of the financial year are due to hit mailboxes next week. More >>

Interest shown in Ohinewai by makers of Sleepyhead

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 2:07 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council acknowledges the interest shown by The Comfort Group, home of the well-known Kiwi brand Sleepyhead, who intend to create a manufacturing hub in Ohinewai, just north of Huntly. More >>

Council supports Maaori representation at Committees

Friday, 19 July 2019, 10:17 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council voted Wednesday (17 July) in support of the concept of Maaori representation on its three principal committees. In a strong signal of the Council’s intention, the vote – which provided “in principle” support for ... More >>

Insulation grants for low income families - apply now

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 11:18 am | Waikato District Council

The Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes Programme is offering grants for insulation and heaters to low income owner occupied homes. More >>

Specialist Maaori representation planned for WDC committees

Monday, 8 July 2019, 10:40 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is planning to introduce external specialist Maaori representatives to its principle Council Committees after the October 2019 local government elections. More >>

Would you consider standing for Council?

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 9:57 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is hosting two candidate information evenings next month which will give those who are considering putting their hands up at the October elections the chance to see what would be involved. More >>

Council re-issues a call for District Plan Submissions

Friday, 14 June 2019, 10:04 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will next week re-issue a call for ‘further submissions’ on nearly 1,000 submissions that it received following notification of the Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) in July last year and has set a new closing date ... More >>

Waikato Blueprint formally adopted by Council

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 3:24 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has this week adopted the Waikato District Blueprint. This is a significant step towards bringing life to Council’s vision of creating “Liveable, Thriving and Connected Communities” – “He noohanga aahuru, he iwi whai ora, ... More >>

Matariki to be celebrated with art, food, music and stories

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:44 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is supporting a variety of events across the district to mark Matariki, the Maaori New Year, which will be celebrated between 25 June and 3 July this year. More >>

 

 

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