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Applications for Kaiaua Coast Disaster Relief Fund

There's still time to apply for financial support.

Hauraki Plains Memorial Wall

Applications for inscriptions accepted until March 16

Kerbside Collections

Week 1 begins Monday 12 March 2018

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  • We need to talk

    The cost of providing the things we all need (drinking water, wastewater, maintaining roads) is going up. We want to know what you think we should do.

  • Remember your loved ones

    Applications for 2018 inscriptions on the Hauraki Plains Memorial Wall close on Friday March 16.

  • New Chair to steer growth in Hauraki

    When it comes to business activity, Councillor Ross Harris predicts an exciting ride for Hauraki over the next few years. Recently taking the wheel as Economic Development Subcommittee Chair he’s keen to build on progress made by Deputy Mayor Toby Adams, who held the position for six years.

  • Building consent support for Kaiaua Coast property owners

    Property owners considering raising the floor level of homes or buildings following coastal flooding in the Kaiaua Coast area in January now have one less thing to worry about.

  • Council speaks up for Waihi homeowners

    The Council has asked the new government to consider home owners in Waihi before finalising its proposed Overseas Investment Amendment Bill.

  • Mangrove Management Bill 2017

    The Mangrove Management Bill proposes Thames Coromandel District Council, along with Hauraki District Council may prepare a draft mangrove management plan in relation to our coastal area and maintain acceptable levels of mangrove vegetation in order to restore, protect or enhance the amenity values and/or ecosystems of the coastal area. 

  • Busy builders at Paeroa Council Office

  • Mayor recognises shining community star

    The Mayor paid a surprise visit to Waihi East School last week to present Deputy Principal Rachael Coll with a special award for her contribution to local Matariki Celebrations.

  • Hauraki Thrill Sneakers hit the hills for charity

    On 10 and 11 March Chief Executive Langley Cavers will lead hiking team of four, the Hauraki Thrill Sneakers, on a 100km trek through the back-blocks of Whakatane to raise money for Oxfam.

  • Waihi Gold Discovery Centre changes hands, not hats

    Waihi’s Gold Discovery Centre has new owners, but its core purpose remains the same.

  • Possible solution for Plain-brown drinking water

    While there is no quick fix for the brown-tinted drinking water periodically on tap in the Hauraki Plains, the Council is investigating a possible long term solution.

  • Government pitches in for Karangahake Reserve toilet improvements

    The Government will pitch in and pay $215,830 towards toilet and wastewater improvements at Karangahake Reserve.

  • Funding for local arts - Creative Communities Scheme

    Applications for funding assistance to local arts projects and initiatives within the territory of the Hauraki District Council are now being received for projects that take place between 26 March 2018 and 22 March 2019.

  • Government to help Kaiaua community

    Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi announced today that the Government will contribute $15,000 to the Hauraki District Council Kaiaua Coast Disaster Relief Fund.

  • Storm predictions downgraded, but stay prepared

    Latest predictions from MetService and Waikato Regional Council show the effects of the approaching storm are unlikely to have a significant impact in the Waikato Region. However, the combination of rain, wind and king tides could still cause some issues and people are advised to take a precautionary approach and be aware of possible effects in low-lying coastal areas and alongside rivers.

  • Kaiaua Coast Recovery Update

    There's still time to apply for financial support.

  • New bridge at Karangahake Gorge

    The construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the Ohinemuri River at Karangahake Gorge Reserve carpark will begin in January 2018.

  • Relief fund for flood-ravaged Kaiaua coast communities

    A disaster relief fund has been set up by the Council following last week’s Kaiaua coast storm event.  The fund follows an overwhelming response from people wanting to donate money to help devastated coastal communities, including Kaiaua, Waharau, Whakatiwai and Pūkorokoro/Miranda, get back on their feet.

  • Kaiaua Coast Storm Response

    Be prepared and stay informed about the current weather event