Waikato District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Councils Join Forces As Civil Defence Supports Covid-19 Response

Friday, 3 April 2020, 3:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council have joined forces to operate a North Waikato Combined Emergency Operations Centre (NWCEOC) to co-ordinate community support during the Covid-19 National State of Emergency. The public health response ... More >>

Waikato Mayoral Forum COVID-19 Response Focuses On Economic Stimulus

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 9:54 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato Mayors, Council Chief Executives, Members of Parliament (MPs), Iwi leaders and other regional powerbrokers met Monday [30 March] via teleconference as part of what will become a weekly meeting. The purpose was to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 ... More >>

Waikato District Council’s Essential Services To Continue

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 2:33 pm | Waikato District Council

Rubbish collections and other essential services will continue in the Waikato district, but Council offices and sites are now closed to the public, following the move to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 and 4. As of today, Tuesday 24 March, Alert Level 3 is in ... More >>

Waikato District Community Facilities To Close

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 5:37 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council community facilities will be closed effective Monday 23 March as a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Government has put limits on the number of people who can gather in a space and is urging the practice of ‘physical ... More >>

Events Postponed In Waikato District; Residents Urged To Follow MOH Advice

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 3:58 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is supporting the national response to COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our communities while continuing to deliver essential services across our district. Chief Executive Gavin Ion says people are our priority ... More >>

Supercars poised to roar into the Waikato this April

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 3:53 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district is poised to welcome the Australian Supercars this April as Hampton Downs looks set to host the New Zealand leg of the Australian Supercars championship. More >>

Maangai Maaori positions to be become a reality in 2020

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 4:03 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is looking for up to three Maangai Maaori (the voice of Maaori) to join our team for a start in 2020. The job description asks for people who are actively involved in their iwi, hapuu and marae, who share Council’s values, ... More >>

Promoting responsible camping in the Waikato District

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 2:10 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has extra staff to help manage freedom camping over the summer months, thanks to funding from the government. More >>

Council staff take part in Waikato-wide working bee

Monday, 2 December 2019, 2:53 pm | Waikato District Council

This Friday, 6 December, we’re closing our doors and giving back to our community. More >>

Bob Moorfield celebrates 107th birthday in style

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 11:10 am | Waikato District Council

Te Kauwhata man Bob Moorfield has been presented with a Mayoral Award in recognition of his 107th birthday. More >>

Maaori representative positions approved

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:52 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has included Maangai Maaori (the Voice of Maaori) representatives on its three major Council Committees, as part of a committee structure confirmed for the next three years. More >>

Safe Kids Day back for a fifth year

Friday, 8 November 2019, 10:16 am | Waikato District Council

Local school kids have had the chance to brush up on road, rail and water safety skills as part of the fifth annual Safe Kids Day. More >>

Waikato District Council Mayor and Councillors sworn in

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 5:12 pm | Waikato District Council

Following elections earlier this month, the new Waikato District Council was sworn in at a ceremony in Ngaruawahia today. More >>

Waikato District Council's Annual Report adopted

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is preparing for a long period of growth and change and has been working hard on major initiatives in the past year that will be crucial to creating liveable communities for the future. More >>

Waikato district final election results announced

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 5:09 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district final election results announced The final results have been released for the 2019 Waikato district election. We can now confirm Allan Sanson has been re-elected for a fourth team as Waikato District Mayor. There have been no changes ... More >>

Waikato district preliminary election results

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:06 am | Waikato District Council

Preliminary election results this evening indicate that Allan Sanson has been re-elected for a fourth term as Waikato District Council mayor, beating Korikori Hawkins and Simon Thomson. More >>

Waikato district progress election results

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 3:18 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato district progress election results 12 October 2019 Progress election results indicate that Allan Sanson will likely be elected/re-elected as Waikato District Council mayor. More >>

Change to cemetery bylaw agreed by Council

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 1:19 pm | Waikato District Council

Making changes to the way people can pre-purchase burial plots was one of the last decisions of the current Council at its final meeting earlier this week. More >>

Waikato district deputy mayor says farewell

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:22 pm | Waikato District Council

Dynes Fulton has never wanted to make claims about his achievements, but 15 years’ service to the Waikato district certainly deserves some recognition. More >>

Draft natural hazards chapter of District Plan opens

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 3:28 pm | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council needs your input on the natural hazards chapter of the Draft District Plan. More >>