Tuakau now has two more off-leash dog exercise areas - one at Kowhai Reserve and one at Centennial Park, on the corner of Bollard Road and Park Avenue. The other existing off-leash exercise areas in Tuakau are Alexandra Redoubt Reserve and Les Batkin Reserve.
The He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph roadshow, by Auckland War Memorial Museum, will be at our libraries over the coming months.
A Tauhei-based conservation group supported by Waikato District Council, has won a national award for its work to protect and enhance native plant life.
Waikato-Tainui and the Waikato District Council have jointly launched a new $10,000 student scholarship designed to raise awareness of the vision and strategy for the Waikato River, and to support tertiary studies that may contribute to restoring its health and wellbeing.
Waikato District Council offices and libraries will be cash-free from 17 February 2018 and rate payers should receive a flyer with their rates notices this week notifying them of this.
About 40 guests including youth representatives on Waikato District Council community boards, their mentors, and the groups they lead, attended an end-of-year celebration of the Council’s youth engagement programme at the Council chambers this week (Wednesday 29 November).
Waikato District, Hamilton City and Waipa District are now all on Water Alert Level 1.
Award winning author Catherine Chidgey will be at Ngaruawahia Library on Thursday 7 December for a book chat session.
A group of Raglan Area School students got a tour of their town’s wastewater and water network earlier this week.
Applications are opening in December and in January for a range of Council-administered funds to support community projects and events in the Waikato district for next year.
Taking advantage of a chance to gain relevant, practical on-the-job experience has paid off for two Wintec engineering students.
Waikato District Council has put together an approximate work programme to reinstate the Huntly footbridge.
Currently the District Plan, which is the ‘rule book’ that manages the way land is used, developed and subdivided in the Waikato district, is in draft mode and we want to hear what you think.
For the first time, Waikato District Council held its Citizenship Ceremony on the marae at Turangawaewae yesterday [Wednesday 8 November].
Celebrating the district’s rich Maaori heritage will get a lot easier with the introduction of a stand-alone Tangata Whenua chapter in the Draft District Plan.
As part of Council's commitment to our natural environment, identification of the district's important landscapes including Outstanding Natural Landscapes and Features and Significant Amenity Landscapes has taken place as part of the District Plan Review.
The Rural Zone is the only place where rural productive activities can generally take place in the Waikato district. For this reason, ongoing subdivision in the rural zone must be carefully managed.
Whether you want to create your own slice of paradise in the Waikato District or you want to set up business, there are exciting changes within the draft District Plan.
Job opportunities in the Waikato district are growing along with the district’s reputation as a place to do business according to the Council’s annual report which is being distributed in an easy-read summary for residents and ratepayers next week [week starting Monday 6 November].
Please be extremely careful on the roads this weekend. We will try to keep you up-to-date with any new road closures as soon as we are aware of them.
Waikato District Councillors received a detailed report from Quotable Value (QV) this week on the district’s Rating Revaluation for 2017.
An open day will be held at the end of this month to help inform and guide a community-led project for a possible new Community Facility in Ngaruawahia.
A number of Resource Management Act changes will come into effect on 18 October.
The 3 P’s message of only putting pee, poo and paper down the loo will be out in force again this Labour weekend in Raglan.