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Upgraded Meremere Wastewater Treatment Plant Now Compliant With Regional Council

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 9:50 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council’s Meremere Wastewater Treatment Plant had its abatement notice (a breach of the provision of the RMA) lifted last week following upgrades to meet compliance. Upgrades included the installation of a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) ... More >>

Council Urges Government Investment In Flood Protection Infrastructure

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 10:18 am | Waikato District Council

In the Waikato, it is expected that ratepayers will spend about $2.8 billion over the next 50 years on the regular maintenance and renewal of flood protection infrastructure. Waikato Regional Council, as part of a collaboration of regional and unitary councils ... More >>

Waikato District Council Obtains AA+ Credit Rating

Friday, 29 April 2022, 10:39 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has been given a Long-Term Local-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'AA+’ by Fitch, an international credit rating agency. The rating is the highest endorsement awarded on a local government level in New Zealand, placing ... More >>

Council Releases Pōkeno Public Realm Concept Plan

Friday, 22 April 2022, 3:26 pm | Waikato District Council

Council released its new Public Realm Concept Plan for the town of Pōkeno this week, which has been developed to support the rapidly growing residential community.   The high-level Public Realm Concept Plan brings together various projects ... More >>

Identifying High-pedestrian Areas To Prioritise Earthquake-prone Buildings

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 5:23 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council wants to know which busy streets may cause problems if an earthquake was to happen. To keep communities safe, the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 requires all Councils to identify buildings which may ... More >>

Home Detention For Polluting Farmer

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 2:10 pm | Waikato District Council

Morrinsville farmer Kenneth McIntyre has been sentenced to a term of five months home detention and been fined $100,000 in the Hamilton District Court following his conviction on 13 charges of breaching the Resource Management Act. The sentence imposed ... More >>

Representation Review Finalised Ahead Of 2022 Elections

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 12:08 pm | Waikato District Council

Ward name changes and boundary shifts are among changes to Waikato District Council’s Proposed Representation Review following a determination made by the Local Government Commission (LGC) yesterday.    Eight appeals and objections were ... More >>

Pause On Resource Consent Pre-application Service

Monday, 28 March 2022, 2:41 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is unable to offer its resource consent pre-application service for at least four months, as staff deal with large numbers of consent applications and the impacts of Covid-19. Customer Support General Manager Sue O’Gorman says ... More >>

Creative NZ Funding Offering Boost For District Arts Projects

Friday, 4 March 2022, 10:40 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is seeking applications, until noon on 14 March, from local individuals or groups that need financial support towards creative and performing arts projects. Since its inception in 1995, Waikato ... More >>

Ohinewai Gets Green Light From Environment Court

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 2:05 pm | Waikato District Council

The provisions of the Ohinewai Rezoning and Development within the Proposed District Plan (PDP) can now be made operative, following discussions with parties resulting in an agreement. The Environment Court has issued its determination that now resolves ... More >>

Waikato District Council Staff Prepare As Omicron Impact Ramps Up

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 4:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is asking its communities to be patient and understanding as staff and contractors are preparing for the expected impact of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. With both infection and isolation numbers on the rise across the country, ... More >>

Proposed Waikato District Plan Decision Released Today

Monday, 17 January 2022, 11:18 am | Waikato District Council

After an eight-year process, independent commissioners have today released their decision on the Proposed Waikato District Plan, marking a momentous day for the Waikato District. As part of the review process, Council received over 1000 submissions from ... More >>

Proposed Waikato District Plan Decision Coming Soon

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 10:54 am | Waikato District Council

Independent commissioners are expected to release their decision on the Proposed Waikato District Plan this coming Monday, 17 January 2022. The district plan provides important guidance for those who live and work in our district and is critical for ... More >>

Latest Update On COVID-19

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 2:28 pm | Waikato District Council

There were 21 new cases confirmed in the Waikato overnight, with 11 in Te Kūiti, three in Tokoroa, two in Ōtorohanga, two in Hamilton, one in Te Awamutu, one in Taumarunui and one in Huntly. 18 have been linked to previous cases and three remain ... More >>

Latest Update On COVID-19

Friday, 10 December 2021, 3:01 pm | Waikato District Council

There are 11 new cases being reported in Waikato today with six in Te Kūiti, two in Huntly, one in Ōtorohanga, one in Hamilton and one in Pauanui. Seven of today’s cases have been linked to previous cases with remainder under investigation. Three ... More >>

Do You Agree With Shops Being Open On Easter Sunday?

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 3:57 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is seeking feedback on its Easter Trading Policy, which allows shops to open on Easter Sunday. The current policy, which was adopted in 2017, allows shops in the Waikato district to trade on Easter Sunday if they wish to. Without ... More >>

Changes To Dog Control Bylaw And Policy Will Help Address Welfare Concerns

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 1:21 pm | Waikato District Council

  Waikato District Council is reviewing its Dog Control Bylaw and Policy and wants feedback from the community on the proposed changes. The bylaw outlines Council’s regulations and management plan for dog ownership and recreational dog ... More >>

Latest Update On COVID-19

Monday, 29 November 2021, 2:58 pm | Waikato District Council

There were 10 new cases confirmed in the Waikato overnight, with four in Huntly, two in Te Kūiti, two in Waharoa, one in Hamilton, and one location remaining under investigation. Nine of today’s cases have been linked to previous cases. One case ... More >>

COVID-19 Public Advisory 24 November 2021

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 3:46 pm | Waikato District Council

Latest update on COVID-19 There are 18 new cases confirmed in the Waikato region. Nine are in Te Kūiti, two in Huntly, two in Ōtorohanga, one in Hamilton, one in Te Awamutu, one in Te Kauwhata, one in Tokoroa, and one which remains under investigation. ... More >>

COVID-19 Public Advisory 11 November 2021

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 1:29 pm | Waikato District Council

Latest update on COVID-19  There are 25 new cases in Waikato being reported today, with 20 from Hamilton, four from Ōtorohanga and one from Cambridge. Of these new cases, 15 were known close contacts from a single household in Hamilton where ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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