Posts Tagged ‘ Waikato District Council ’

Christchurch company to look after Waikato parks

Jul 18th, 2016 | By
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A Christchurch City Council-owned company is to maintain the Waikato district’s open spaces – parks, gardens, cemeteries and playgrounds – from next month under a $4 million annual contract. City Care, owned by the commercial and investment arm of the Christchurch City Council, was awarded a 10-year contract that the district council says will improve

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Flood protection work all go for Tauhei

Jun 13th, 2016 | By
Pukemokemoke flood

Waikato Regional Council has confirmed its commitment to flood protection works at Tauhei and will spend the next year on design and consenting. During deliberations on the 2016/17 Annual Plan recently, it was agreed staff will spend the next year designing the scheme in a way that enables a staged implementation based on affordability and

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New bins on the way

Jun 1st, 2016 | By

New recycling crates will be delivered to Waikato households soon as part of the new refuse and recycling services. The new teal blue recycling crates are being introduced as part of a range of measures to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. From Friday 1 July a user-pays system will be introduced requiring

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Founders ‘Waikato’ theatre: HCC

May 9th, 2016 | By

The future of Hamilton’s mothballed Founders Theatre has been unilaterally declared a Waikato-wide issue.  Philippa Stevenson filed this report on N8N’s sister website Tamahere Forum. “Founders Theatre is a regional facility, and an important asset to both Hamilton and the surrounding districts,” said Hamilton City Council’s executive director of H3 and Events Sean Murray in

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Bird’s eye view of district online

Jul 9th, 2015 | By

All of the Waikato district can be seen online now after the launch of Waikato District Council’s new external map viewer. The new software  allows people to view and search for: a property property and road boundaries property and rating information District Plan information utilities information (water, wastewater and stormwater) aerial photography. “Maps Online gives

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Input needed on canine comrades

Jan 13th, 2015 | By
Running dog

There are nearly 14,000 dogs in the Waikato district and changes are afoot for where they can and can’t go, and how they are treated. The Waikato District Council is seeking locals’ views on proposed changes to the Dog Control Policy and Bylaw, which covers areas where dogs are prohibited or restricted, exercise areas for

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