Posts Tagged ‘ Waikato District Council ’

Time to watch water use

Dec 15th, 2019 | By

The message is official – watch your water use.  Hamilton City Council moved to Water Alert Level 1 last  week, and that will affect some residents in Gordonton. While most of the Waikato district isn’t on water restrictions just yet, Waikato District Council’s  Roger MacCulloch said southern communities need to be mindful that they have

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Council working bee success

Dec 15th, 2019 | By
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Around 350 staff members from Waikato District Council rolled their sleeves up for a Waikato-wide working bee – the biggest ever seen. Council teams got stuck in weeding, picking up rubbish, painting and generally lending a hand at about 20 sites in the Waikato. The chance to give back to celebrate a successful year was

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Waikato deputy mayor says farewell

Oct 29th, 2019 | By
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Dynes Fulton has never wanted to make claims about his achievements, but 15 years’ service to the Waikato district deserves some recognition.  This story first ran in N8N’s community magazine Home Range. He’s been called the voice of reason at Waikato District Council. Now, after 15 years—nine of them as deputy mayor—Dynes Fulton is stepping

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Apply now for warmer home grant

Jul 11th, 2019 | By
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The Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes Programme is offering grants for insulation and heaters to low income owner occupied homes, says Waikato District Council. The grants cover two‐thirds of the cost of installing insulation. Grants for approved heaters (efficient heat pumps, wood burners and pellet burners) are capped at a maximum of $2500. To be eligible

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The Dirty Dog Challenge is back!

Jun 4th, 2019 | By
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The Dirty Dog Challenge is back – an event where dogs and their owners get to navigate their way through a mud-filled obstacle course in Ngaruawahia. If your dog loves running, climbing, water or mud – and you don’t mind getting a bit grubby – then come along, says Waikato District Council Animal Control Education

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Council wards up for revamp

Apr 11th, 2019 | By
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Waikato District Council’s final proposal for representation arrangements for the next local body elections, including the shape of the district’s voting Wards and the number of Councillors elected, has been largely endorsed. The Local Government Commission said the proposed arrangements with some further minor boundary alterations, provided a good balance between both the fair and

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