Waikato District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Waikato starts to dry out but river levels will remain high

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Flood protection assets overall have performed well in the heavy rain that’s swept through the region, says Waikato Regional Council. More >>

Cyclone Cook avoids Waikato District

Friday, 14 April 2017, 9:12 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District largely avoided the effects of Cyclone Cook. Yesterday’s weather resulted in a few slips and limited flooding throughout the district. The Waikato District is still cleaning up from the effects of last week’s storm, ex-Cyclone ... More >>

Only travel tonight if absolutely necessary

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is strongly urging the public to stay at home tonight and only drive on the roads if it’s absolutely necessary. More >>

‘Get on with it’: Mayor

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:03 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson says the “doors remain open” for further discussion with Waipa District and Hamilton City Councils about the future of water services. More >>

Take extra care as Cyclone Cook approaches

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:02 am | Waikato District Council

Residents are urged to take extra care over the next few days as Cyclone Cook continues to move towards New Zealand. More >>

Waikato District Council staff focus on weather damage

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 2:04 pm | Waikato District Council

As Waikato District Council staff grapple with the aftermath of ex-Cyclone Debbie, and with more bad weather forecast for later this week, customer service requests are being prioritised according to necessity of work. More >>

Many roads will remain closed over weekend

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Many roads in the Waikato district will remain closed over the weekend. We will be assessing the situation on Monday when water levels have receded. Our after-hours team will be on call over the weekend to monitor any urgent issues. More >>

River levels still high; work to clear roads continues

Friday, 7 April 2017, 10:34 am | Waikato District Council

River levels are still high and will stay that way for the next 48-72 hours. This means that already flooded areas are unlikely to recede quickly. People are advised to take care. There is still significant debris and roads are slippery. When driving ... More >>

Several roads in Waikato district remain closed

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 5:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Rotowaro Road and Hangapipi Road, Huntly is now open • Waingaro Road, Ngaruawahia is now fully open • The Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road is now open. Driver caution is advised as there is still debris and slippery surfaces along this route. Traffic ... More >>

Work to re-open roads in Waikato district continues

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:14 pm | Waikato District Council

6April 2017 UPDATE 2PM River levels remain high: Work to re-open roads in Waikato district continues More >>

Work to re-open roads in Waikato district

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:28 am | Waikato District Council

Work will continue today to re-open roads in the Waikato district, after extreme weather caused flooding and slips. More >>

UPDATE: Severe weather flooding around Waikato district

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:32 pm | Waikato District Council

Approximately 150 children will remain in Port Waikato overnight due to a large slip blocking the road in and out. The children who are in Port Waikato on school camp, are safe and at no immediate risk. More >>

Severe weather and flooding around the Waikato district

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 9:33 am | Waikato District Council

Severe weather has caused flooding around the district and the MetService are predicting more heavy rain over the next 24 hours. More >>

Council decides to consult on its Annual Plan

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 9:07 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has decided to consult with 11,000 of its ratepayers who pay for wastewater services in order to undertake a programme of works to mitigate the risk of wastewater overflows. More >>

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 >>



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