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Resource Consent Changes for Waikato District

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:10 am | Waikato District Council

One of the big changes we’re quite excited about is the new Permitted Boundary Activity process, says Consents Manager Ana Maria d’Aubert. More >>

Waikato district revaluation notices due out soon

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:55 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato district property values have risen by an average of 33.7 per cent in the past three years. Property owners in the district can expect to receive their three-yearly Quotable Value (QV) revaluation in the next week or two, with revaluation notices ... More >>

Council reviewing its library contracts; asking for feedback

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:59 pm | Waikato District Council

Every year Waikato District Council pays more than $300,000 so its residents can access library services provided by other councils. More >>

Waikato District Council is focused on sustainable growth

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:32 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has met its financial targets for the past year, and is focused on managing rapid growth in sustainable ways, says Mayor Allan Sanson. More >>

Prisoners get a chance to spread pleasure in Waikato

Friday, 6 October 2017, 3:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Prisoners at Spring Hill Corrections Facility are building 30 ‘little libraries’ for Waikato District Council’s ‘Placemaking’ programme that is designed to make the district’s public spaces inviting and boost residents’ enjoyment of ... More >>

Waikato District Council committed $750k for local groups

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:25 am | Waikato District Council

In the past financial year the Waikato District Council has committed grants totalling more than $750,000 for distribution to 160 community groups and charities throughout the district enabling communities to come together to meet local needs. More >>

Council Adopts Text-Messaging for Rates Reminders

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has not only expanded its online services and payment options for its residents and ratepayers, but has now moved to mobile-friendly text-messaging to send out rates reminders. More >>

Gavin Ion appointed Waikato District Council Chief Executive

Monday, 2 October 2017, 5:08 pm | Waikato District Council

Mayor Allan Sanson has announced the appointment of Gavin Ion as Waikato District Council Chief Executive for a term of 5 years. “The Council has confirmed Gavin’s appointment following a highly competitive process involving executive recruiters ... More >>

Fatbergs in Waikato District Pipes

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:10 am | Waikato District Council

Its size has sent shockwaves around the world and while the Waikato district can’t claim anything quite as large, fatbergs have also been plaguing our pipes for years. More >>

Community invited to take stock of speed limits

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:15 am | Waikato District Council

Speed limits are under review this month as Waikato District Council asks the community to have a say on proposed amendments to its Speed Limits Bylaw. More >>

Supporting the charities that support our district

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:35 am | Waikato District Council

Staff at Waikato District Council are collecting money for two rural groups that are still supporting some of our rural community after storms and floods devastated parts of the district in March and April. More >>

Waikato Council Improves Assessment of Wastewater Pipes

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:43 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s knowledge of the state of its wastewater pipe network has been vastly improved following the first six months of its Wastewater Overflow Continual Improvement Programme. More >>

Waikato district welcomes UFB expansion to growing towns

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:53 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council welcomes the Government announcement today that it will be rolling out a third wave of ultrafast broadband (UFB) to another six of the district’s growing towns, and providing mobile coverage for three more locations through the ... More >>

Planned zoning changes in Tuakau

Friday, 25 August 2017, 12:05 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s Strategy & Finance Committee this week recommended the Council should not advance a separate plan to introduce residential zoning changes for Tuakau, but let it ‘lie on the table’ and include it’s intent in the District ... More >>

Council invites community hall users to workshops

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:47 pm | Waikato District Council

If you do, there’s an opportunity coming up to share your opinion of the community hall in your area at a series of workshops at the end of the month. More >>

Waikato teenagers inspired by experiences in China

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 3:39 pm | Waikato District Council

Three teenagers arrived back at school this week after the trip of a lifetime to China that they were supported to apply for as a result of joining a Waikato District youth action group. After joining the Te Kauwhata and Onewhero Youth Action Group ... More >>

Waikato Council’s Cadetship Programme Labelled as a Win-Win

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:49 am | Waikato District Council

24 July 2017 - Waikato District Council has initiated a partnership with Wintec to create employment opportunities for civil engineering students and develop highly-skilled and well-rounded staff members. More >>

Submitting your building consent application gets easier

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:46 pm | Waikato District Council

If you are submitting a building consent application to the Waikato District Council you’ll now find it much easier and quicker. More >>

Waikato District successful in bid for infrastructure fund

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:17 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District successful in bid for Government housing infrastructure fund Prime Minister Bill English today announced that Waikato District Council was successful in its application for $37 million from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure ... More >>

Council adopts Annual Plan

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 6:53 pm | Waikato District Council

The Waikato District Council yesterday adopted its Annual Plan 2017/18 that will see targeted wastewater rates rise to allow for preparation of long term plans to protect waterways and environmentally sensitive areas from overflows. The adoption ... More >>



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