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Waikato District Council remains in an open fire season

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 9:18 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council will stay in an open fire season during at this stage, due to the large amount of rain over the last month. An open fire season means fires can be lit in the open air, with no requirement for a permit. Principal Rural Fire ... More >>

Report Identifies Five Areas for Quality Improvement

Monday, 1 December 2014, 2:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Five priorities for improvement are a feature of Waikato District Health Board’s fourth annual Quality Account published this week. More >>

Alcohol, Gambling Policy: Last chance to have your say

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:28 pm | Waikato District Council

People have until this Friday, 21 November to have their say on Waikato District Council’s proposed Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) and proposed Gambling Venues Policy. More >>

Update on Waiuku dog attack

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 12:50 pm | Waikato District Council

Two dogs seized by Waikato District Council following a serious attack in Waiuku on Tuesday night remain impounded while staff and family discuss the future of the 5 year old male mastiff involved. General Manager Customer Support, Sue Duignan says ... More >>

Waikato District Council investigating serious dog attack

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:23 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council investigating serious dog attack Waikato District Council is investigating a serious dog attack after Animal Control officers were called to a Waiuku property around midnight last night (Tuesday 30 September). The incident ... More >>

Waikato district focus on community wellbeing

Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:19 pm | Waikato District Council

In line with our goal to enable further economic development and employment opportunities in our district, this month we launched Open Waikato, our online prospectus. This is a fantastic resource for people who want to invest, live or visit the Waikato ... More >>

Raglan Harbour given all clear

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 5:15 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has given the all clear for recreational activities and shellfish collecting in the Raglan Harbour following last month’s wastewater pump overflow. More >>

Stump of fallen Raglan Phoenix Palm tree to be removed next

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Stump of fallen Raglan Phoenix Palm tree to be removed next week One of Raglan’s iconic Phoenix Palm trees was damaged in a storm earlier in the year and will not be replaced due to the root system of the adjacent Pohutakawa tree dominating the ... More >>

Waikato: Community views sought on alcohol and gambling

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council wants your thoughts on alcohol licensing and gambling to help draft two new policies. As part of the Council’s community driven approach to developing new policies a series of public meetings are being held throughout ... More >>

Council announces changes to Pukekohe Dog Pound

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:58 pm | Waikato District Council

Following a change in operation at the Pukekohe Dog Pound, Waikato District Council has announced reduced services at the facility, taking effect on 4 August. The facility, which is owned by Auckland Council and leased by Waikato District Council, was until ... More >>

Waikato District Council - business case for water CCO

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 12:25 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has given its support to proceed with a business case around the future management of water and wastewater services. In April, the Waikato Mayoral Forum commissioned an independent report which recommended a detailed business case ... More >>

Tell us which Matariki entry you like best

Monday, 7 July 2014, 3:11 pm | Waikato District Council

Budding writers and talented artists have been busy creating their entries for our Matariki Short Story/Comic Strip Competition and now we need your help to pick the People’s Vote winner. As part of the Waikato District Matariki Festival, Waikato ... More >>

Maternity Services Engagement Report Released

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:28 am | Waikato District Council

A recently released New Zealand Institute of Rural Health study on rural maternity services consumer engagement in the Midland region, has found some room for improvement, including improving access to lead maternity carers. More >>

Raglan Library to reopen late July

Friday, 27 June 2014, 4:10 pm | Waikato District Council

With renovations on Raglan Library nearing an end, Waikato District Council is pleased to announce the building will reopen for business at 9am on Monday 28 July. To allow staff to begin the move, the temporary site at 39 Bow Street will be closed for one ... More >>

Environmental report reinforces need for wastewater system

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 10:29 am | Waikato District Council

An assessment of current on-site wastewater and disposal systems on Whaanga Coast properties has endorsed the installation of a new system to address environmental issues. More >>

Annual Plan adopted

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council today formally adopted its Annual Plan. With a strong focus on community projects and a minimal rate increase, it was a good outcome for local communities. More >>

Don't forget to register your dog now and save

Monday, 23 June 2014, 10:26 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato district dog owners are reminded to register their dogs by 20 July to qualify for the prompt payment discount. By now all dog owners should have received their renewal notices reminding them that registration for the year 01 July 2014 – 30 ... More >>

Get your Matariki entries in to be in to win!

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 2:20 pm | Waikato District Council

People are reminded to get their entries into the Waikato District Matariki Short Story/Comic Competition by 5pm next Friday, 27 June. The competition is part of the second annual Waikato District Matariki Festival and is an opportunity for residents ... More >>

Heavy rain continues to affect Waikato district roads

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:50 am | Waikato District Council

Heavy rain overnight has caused more issues on Waikato district roads with the following closures: Waiterimu Road between Tahuna and Waikare Roads; Rutherford Road, 2km north of Orini Road; Kerie Road, Taupiri; Te Puroa Road, and Waikokowai Road. More >>

Storm causes road closures around Waikato district

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 9:40 am | Waikato District Council

Heavy rain and strong winds overnight has resulted in a number of road closures around Waikato district. Three roads are closed this morning as contractors clear trees and debris from the area including: Boyd Road - south of the intersection with Bankier ... More >>

 

 

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