The Hakarimata Summit Track, one of the Waikato’s most popular, has re-opened to the public.
Waikato District Council’s bid to attract significant funding for a key project in Raglan has been successful.
Waikato’s bid to secure government economic stimulus money is off to a roaring start with nearly 80 per cent of Waikato projects over the first hurdle.
A new Northern Emergency Operating Centre has been set up this week to provide a combined civil defence response as the country moves into Alert Level 2.
Moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 tomorrow allows for more freedoms and the opportunity to get out and about, however Waikato District Council and the Department of Conservation have made the decision to keep the Hakarimata Summit Track closed at this stage.
Waikato District Council community facilities will be open as soon as it is safe for our customers and staff to do so as we move into COVID-19 Alert Level 2.
Water restrictions start for our northern communities this weekend in response to one of the most severe droughts in Auckland’s history.
The new Mangawara Bridge is due to be open to the public by the end of May.
Help has been provided to thousands of individuals and families across the north Waikato during COVID-19.
Waikato District Council today took a significant step toward strengthening the Maaori voice in its decision making by approving the appointment of two Maangai Maaori (Voice of Maaori) positions to its three major Council Committees.
Waikato, we’ve been in Alert Level 3 for a week. Now is not the time to take our foot off the pedal.
A group of German tourists has thanked the Te Kauwhata community for the support they received while waiting for their flights out of New Zealand. They say they could not have chosen a better place for the lockdown.
After a tough summer, water restrictions have been lifted across Hamilton, Waipā and Waikato today.
With such great uncertainty during COVID-19, Waikato District Council is proud to be working in partnership with vital agencies in our communities to make sure they keep ticking over.
We’ve been at home in our bubbles for four weeks but it’s important to remember that while parts of the economy are opening up under COVID-19 Alert Level 3, that doesn’t mean our social lives can open up too.
The move to Alert Level 3 in New Zealand’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is a welcomed stepping stone on the way to beating COVID-19 but it’s far from the end of the journey.
Red poppies made out of recycled materials and leftover paint have brightened up the Ngaruawahia roundabout, to commemorate Anzac Day.
More than 1000 calls are being made to businesses and residents throughout the Waikato District to understand the economic and social impact of the Covid-19 crisis.
A number of Waikato District Council services will resume when the country moves to Alert Level 3 at 11.59pm on Monday 27 April.
It’s business as usual and perhaps ground breaking, as Waikato District Council continues to hold its Proposed Waikato District Plan hearings during New Zealand’s Level 4 lockdown.
Waikato mayors say local councils and their partners have “turned over every possible stone” in their bid to secure government money to help rebuild the Waikato economy following Covid-19.
Waikato District Council Chief Executive Gavin Ion has taken a 20% pay cut for the next six months.
With Term 2 starting tomorrow, a bunch of Raglan Area School students now have the tools to learn thanks to help from Waikato district Civil Defence staff.
For most of us, our daily lives are very different right now and being in lockdown can make us experience all sorts of things: anxiety, loneliness and fear just to name a few.