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Work for Waikato District Council

Our communities are at the heart of all we do. From enabling new business to grow, connecting whanau or just bringing friends together, we have a genuine desire to create lasting memories and a place where everyone wants to be.

Working with us

At Waikato District Council you will find a welcoming and inclusive workplace that supports, challenges and encourages you to stay continually ahead of the game.

What we do has the ability to transform and grow the Waikato as well as your career.

We offer great work/life balance where staff can enjoy surfing the left-hand break in Raglan or a run up the Hakarimata Summit during lunch or after work.

Our head office is based in Ngaruawahia, just 10 minutes North of Hamilton, so with no traffic or parking issues, your journey to and from work is stress free.

Contact us

If you think the Waikato District Council is what you are looking for from your next career move, see our current vacancies or contact the HR team on human.resources@waidc.govt.nz or 0800 492 452. 

About our district

Over 72,000 people call the Waikato district home and this is growing rapidly. We cover over 418,000 hectares and borders Hamilton City in the south and Auckland in the north.

With 325 staff located in six towns across the district (Ngaruawahia (head office), Raglan, Huntly, Meremere, Te Kauwhata and Tuakau) we cover a huge amount of the Waikato.

Waikato-Tainui & Waikato District Council Waikato River Scholarship

This scholarship is for those who are undertaking tertiary study (undergraduate & graduate) in disciplines that may contribute to the health and wellbeing of our tupuna awa, Waikato.  

Discipline areas include planning, resource management, environmental science, ecology studies and/or engineering. Awarded bi-annually, preference for this scholarship will be given to registered iwi members who affiliate to one of the 39 marae within the Waikato District Council area and/or reside within this area.

Applications are now closed. 

Go to www.waikatotainui.com for more information. 

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