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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 >>

Deadline extended for submissions on Waikato District Plan

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:26 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has extended the deadline for making a ‘further submission’ on the Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) while it reviews and corrects omissions from the Summary of Submissions it issued last month. More >>

Visit to Lake Rotokauri celebrates habitat restoration

Friday, 17 May 2019, 11:29 am | Waikato District Council

A visit by young environmentalists has celebrated the hard work and funding that continues to revitalise Lake Rotokauri reserve. More >>

Council launches new online tool

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has today launched a new online map tool that can help residents and ratepayers find out whether changes requested to zoning and other district plan features will have an impact on their land, or on any location they are interested ... More >>

Calling all artists and poets to celebrate Matariki

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:46 am | Waikato District Council

If you like art or writing, then this competition is for you! The Waikato District Libraries Matariki competition opens on Monday 13 May. To enter, write a poem or create a picture about Matariki. More >>

Ngaruawahia cenotaph damaged by vandals

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:23 am | Waikato District Council

Ngaruawahia’s cenotaph at The Point has been damaged and despite the community’s quick reaction to report it to Waikato District Council; it unfortunately won’t be fixed in time for Anzac Day. More >>

Anzac services to be held around the Waikato district

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:14 pm | Waikato District Council

ANZAC services will be held in nine townships across Waikato district on 25 April this year. More >>

LGC endorses WDC representation proposal

Monday, 8 April 2019, 3:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Local Government Commission endorses Waikato District Council’s representation proposal More >>

Council’s inorganic service not being run as usual

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 2:47 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s inorganic service will not be taking place as usual. The service, which is traditionally held around this time of year, wasn’t included in the refuse and recycling targeted rate for 2018/19 as this service is inconsistent ... More >>

Bat habitat temporarily closed

Friday, 29 March 2019, 3:52 pm | Waikato District Council

Endangered species found in dangerous trees means one of the Waikato district’s reserves needs to temporarily close. More >>

Council approves annual budget

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 4:45 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato Regional Council is sticking to its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan with the approval of the draft 2019/20 Annual Plan budget. More >>

Local Event Cancelled: National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 4:55 pm | Waikato District Council

Regretfully the event announced earlier today to be held at Turangawaewae Marae to watch the National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, has been cancelled. More >>

National Remembrance Service to be livestreamed

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:47 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson, together with Turangawaewae Marae invites everyone to come together this Friday at Turangawaewae to watch the National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack. More >>

Water restrictions lifted in most of the Waikato

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9:40 am | Waikato District Council

Waipa recently lifted their water restrictions and Hamilton, Tauwhare, Gordonton and Matangi residents remain at Water Alert Level 2. More >>

Waikato District Mayor expresses sympathy for Christchurch

Monday, 18 March 2019, 10:51 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson has expressed sympathy for the victims of last Friday’s horrific acts of terror at two mosques in Christchurch, where fifty people lost their lives. More >>

 

 

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