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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 >>

Late night hours extended to other district libraries

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Waikato District Council

Tuakau library will now have a late night added to its existing hours from this Thursday, 26 May, with the library remaining open on Thursdays until 8pm. The move adds to already-improved services at the Council’s Ngaruawahia and Raglan libraries, which ... More >>

New recycling crates ready for delivery

Monday, 23 May 2016, 1:21 pm | Waikato District Council

Brand new recycling crates will be delivered to Waikato district households later this month onwards as part of the new refuse and recycling services. More >>

Waikato District Youth Awards finalists announced

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:29 am | Waikato District Council

Finalists of the Waikato District Youth Awards have been chosen. There were 52 young people nominated. More >>

Waikato eateries invited to put Matariki on the menu

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:44 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district cafes, restaurants and eateries are being invited to take part in the regional Matariki menu challenge. The ‘Tino Reka te Kai Challenge’ will run over five weeks from Monday, June 6 until Monday, July 11 inclusive, celebrating ... More >>

Local artists’ Matariki exhibition

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is ‘lifting the lid’ for the second time on the work of local artists, with the return of its upcoming ‘suitcase’ art exhibition which aims to celebrate Matariki (the Maaori New Year) in the district. The exhibition ... More >>

Freedom camping public consultation is now open

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 4:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council plans to introduce a new bylaw to manage issues associated with freedom camping. More >>

New Pokeno Community Committee elected

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 2:37 pm | Waikato District Council

At a public meeting held in Pokeno last night, residents and ratepayers elected a new Pokeno Community Committee to represent the community for the next three years and to enhance liaison between the Waikato District Council and the community. More >>

Nominations are open for the Waikato District Youth Awards

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 3:25 pm | Waikato District Council

This is the first year Waikato District Council has held the awards. The awards are made possible courtesy of funding the Council has received from the Ministry for Youth Development. More >>

Raglan spill cleared

Friday, 1 April 2016, 3:24 pm | Waikato District Council

Test results on water samples taken from Raglan Harbour show the water quality has returned to safe marine recreational levels meaning that it is safe for swimming. More >>



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