Youth in Tuakau ran a ‘tree adoption’ on Sunday [16 July]that rounded off a series of youth-initiated events supported by Waikato District Council under its ‘Govern Up’ programme.
As you will have read over the last week or so, Prime Minister Bill English announced on 11 July that Waikato District Council was successful in its application for $37 million from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund.
Prime Minister Bill English today announced that Waikato District Council was successful in its application for $37 million from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund.
Nominations closed at noon today for the Taupiri Community Board by-election, following the recent resignation of a community board member.
The Waikato District Council yesterday adopted its Annual Plan 2017/18 that will see targeted wastewater rates rise to allow for preparation of long term plans to protect waterways and environmentally sensitive areas from overflows.
The patience of the many avid users of the infamous Hakarimata Summit track is soon to be rewarded, and it won't be too long before fitness fans and nature lovers can run up its 1349 steps again.
A Waikato District Council project to improve a section of road in Puketaha has led to a safer school community and a very impressed principal.
Waikato district property owners whose land suffered damage from slips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC).
Waikato district youth groups are going to be busy over the next few weeks with fruit tree giveaways, native tree plantings, health expos, a ‘Creative-Con’, as well as discos and skate park openings.
Little libraries, poppies and the country’s largest roading alliance have led to the Waikato District Council being named as a finalist in two categories at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.
Raglan will join the short list of communities in New Zealand to benefit from a dedicated food waste collection service later this year.
Waikato District Council is holding informal discussions with Watercare Services Ltd and Waikato-Tainui on potentially forming a company to improve water and wastewater services for the district.
The people of Pukekawa and parts of Onewhero have voted overwhelmingly for a weekly kerbside pre-paid refuse and recycling collection service.
A pair of blue underpants has shown the importance of a wastewater system public education campaign.
This is an urgent message to people connected to our drinking water supply - our waters team has identified that there is an issue with the Te Kauwhata supply.
After deliberating for nearly three hours today on wastewater services options for its Annual Plan, the Waikato District Council decided to proceed with the option that will allow it to prepare long term plans to protect waterways and environmentally sensitive areas.
At a hearing on the Waikato District Council’s Annual Plan wastewater services consultation today, engineering consultancy Jacobs told the Council that its wastewater network was prone to blockages with foreign objects because it was in poor condition with low velocity flows, and with capacity issues during wet weather.
Youth groups across the Waikato district are taking up projects including tree planting and bullying awareness as part of a “Govern Up” youth programme supported by the Waikato District Council, and they’ll be talking about their projects on community radio as part of Youth Week next week (26 May – 4 June).
Repair work on roads in the Waikato District closed by the storms in April will start in earnest next week.
Waikato District Council staff are this week processing final submissions on proposed changes to targeted wastewater rates in the Council’s Annual Plan that will see targeted wastewater rates increase by between $47 and $254.
The Waikato District Council has signed an MOU with Ngati Hauaa Iwi Trust as part of a wider goal to recognise tangata whenua and develop and maintain iwi relationships so it can be responsive to the interests of Maaori in its community.
The community is encouraged to have their say on the future management of Ngaruawahia’s The Point Reserve.
Waikato District Council is continuing its work to improve the wastewater network in the district.
Waikato District Council congratulates Zealong Tea for winning first-place honours at the 2017 Global Tea Championship in Colorado, USA.