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Waikato Mayoral Forum Considers COVID 19 Response

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 12:21 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

On Monday 30 March Waikato political leaders will meet via teleconference to discuss COVID 19 and its significant economic and social impacts on the region. They will focus specifically on how Waikato authorities can come together to kick start our ... More >>

Chair and mayors support working together on climate

Friday, 16 August 2019, 8:39 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The Waikato Mayoral Forum has thrown its support behind the region’s councils working together on climate change. The decision was made during the final meeting of the forum for this triennium and followed a report on climate change action in the Waikato ... More >>

Waikato councils back medical school proposal

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:29 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The joint proposal from the University of Waikato and the Waikato District Health Board to establish a medical school in the region, was discussed at a meeting of the Mayoral Forum in Hamilton yesterday (Monday 10 April). More >>

Waikato Mayoral Forum elects new chair

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:07 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Alan Livingston has been elected chair of the Waikato Mayoral Forum, which includes mayors and the regional council chair. More >>

Roading Savings Just ‘Tip of the Iceberg’

Friday, 3 June 2016, 10:55 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Waikato councils have already jointly shaved about $350,000 off roading costs and now think there’s potential to save millions of dollars annually through even tighter co-operation. More >>

Big Savings from Councils' Co-Operation

Friday, 11 September 2015, 8:21 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Collective local government savings worth millions of dollars have already been achieved, and more will be delivered, through collaborative arrangements between the 12 councils of the Waikato region, says a new report. More >>

New Visions for Waikato Arts And Sport

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:08 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Arts and sports are a huge part of what makes Waikato communities tick. Now two important new regional plans for arts and sport – produced with the support of the Waikato Mayoral Forum – are setting out a long-term vision for the region in these two ... More >>

Waikato’s Future Taking Further Shape

Monday, 16 June 2014, 12:50 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Good progress is being made on shaping a more prosperous and efficient future for Waikato, with business groups and others now invited to apply to be on a joint committee overseeing a new regional spatial plan being developed by the Waikato Mayoral Forum. More >>

Forum Clarifies Position on ‘User Pays’ for Water

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 4:38 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Waikato Mayoral Forum chair Allan Sanson is stressing that neither a water services report received by the forum, nor the forum itself, has suggested introducing a consumer “user pays” regime for water. More >>

Councils Advised To Consider Water Company

Monday, 28 April 2014, 2:31 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

An independent report to the Waikato Mayoral Forum has recommended three Waikato councils investigate establishing a jointly-owned limited liability company to manage their water infrastructure. More >>

Earthquake bill could unnecessarily sting Waikato

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 10:57 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Earthquake bill could unnecessarily sting Waikato The Waikato Mayoral Forum is warning local Waikato communities could individually face multi-million dollar expenditure to comply with “excessive” new earthquake legislation being promoted by the Government. ... More >>

Mayoral Forum has good process for future

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 4:54 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The Waikato Mayoral Forum says it has established a very robust process for making efficiency improvements in the way councils operate and for gathering information to help inform discussions on local government in the region. More >>

Road ahead clearing for Mayoral Forum

Monday, 17 March 2014, 1:27 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The Waikato Mayoral Forum’s new collaborative approach on regional roading has been endorsed by a visiting British expert, who says it can help pave the way for multi-million dollar savings. More >>

Mayoral Forum Oks Next Stage In New Plan For Region

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 11:31 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Establishing a collective “voice” for the Waikato has taken another significant step after the Waikato Mayoral Forum endorsed the next phase in the creation of a spatial plan for the region. More >>

New chair for Waikato Mayoral Forum

Monday, 25 November 2013, 1:41 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The Waikato Mayoral Forum has elected a new chair and been provided with updated information on joint work streams designed to deliver multi-million dollar savings for ratepayers and ramp up the regional economy. More >>

Strategy aims to unleash potential

Monday, 14 October 2013, 11:19 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

Waikato’s economic story is largely one of “unrealised potential” which will require the region to leverage its geographic location, according to a major discussion paper released today. More >>

Waikato Mayoral Forum seeks further alignment

Monday, 9 September 2013, 2:42 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The Waikato Mayoral Forum has today approved a new strand of work aimed at better alignment of council bylaws and other regulations. The forum, involving the Waikato’s mayors and the regional council chair, asked South Waikato district’s CEO Craig ... More >>

Waikato economic strategy on move

Monday, 1 July 2013, 11:53 am | Waikato Mayoral Forum

A former cabinet minister, the Hon John Luxton, is chairing a high-powered group overseeing the development of a Waikato regional economic strategy, it was announced today. More >>

Forum updates MPs and iwi

Monday, 6 May 2013, 4:32 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

A group of Waikato MPs and iwi representatives have today been briefed by the Waikato Mayoral Forum on proposals for a work programme over three years to help boost the regional economy and deliver multi-million dollar cost savings for ratepayers. More >>

Further steps towards major savings for regional ratepayers

Monday, 18 February 2013, 4:46 pm | Waikato Mayoral Forum

A work programme designed to generate multi-million savings for regional ratepayers is being forwarded by the Waikato Mayoral Forum to the region’s local and regional councils for consideration. More >>