Posts Tagged ‘ Waikato District Council ’

Submissions close soon on district plan

Sep 22nd, 2018 | By
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Want to have input into what you can do with your land?  The Waikato District Council is seeking submissions on its Proposed Waikato District Plan but time is running out. Submissions have been open since July 18 and close at 5pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018. The Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) establishes the

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Cheap deal has big cost

Aug 21st, 2018 | By
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The Waikato District Council wanted a cheaper deal for access to Hamilton city libraries, a move that axed the long running deal and caused an outcry.

District Council chief executive Gavin Ion told our sister site Tamahere Forum the Hamilton City Council didn’t agree with the proposed fee cut “so the negotiations ended unsuccessfully.”

But one city councillor maintains the district has ditched a good deal which was being subsidised by the city.



Library access still up for discussion

Aug 15th, 2018 | By
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Recent changes to access to Hamilton City Libraries for Waikato District residents are a short-term move, says Waikato District Council ward councillor Dynes Fulton. “This is all part of a process of council working towards developing a Waikato regional library facility for all. “The long term goal is to actually increase access to libraries throughout

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Hamilton library access to end

Aug 7th, 2018 | By

Book lovers in Waikato District who use the Hamilton city libraries will have to pay for the privilege, although some areas will have 12 months’ grace. Access to Hamilton libraries will soon no longer be a free option for nearby Waikato district residents, reports N8N’s sister community website Tamahere Forum. An overwhelming majority of district

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Dirty dog challenge promises mud and fun

May 11th, 2018 | By
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If your dog loves mud, and you don’t mind getting a bit grubby, get along to the Dirty Dog Challenge in June. Waikato District Council and Hamilton City Council have teamed up for a canine-themed event on Saturday 16 June  where dogs and their owners can navigate their way through a mud-filled obstacle course. Hamilton’s

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Feedback on rubbish, recycling wanted

Apr 30th, 2018 | By
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The Waikato District Council is seeking feedback on its draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP). More recycling, less waste is being encouraged. The plan intends to focus on the avoidance, reduction and minimisation of waste, and to make use of opportunities created from resource recovery. Targets include increasing the diversion of per capita kerbside

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