An application to create 45 residential lots on part of the former Paeroa Racecourse is currently being processed by Council.
Drop in to talk to our river and flood management experts about the extensive flooding from the March and April storms and what Waikato Regional Council have been doing post-event.
Join Paeroa Streamcare Trust for their first Community Planting Day Sunday 23 July
Guest speaker, recently retired double Olympic rowing champion Eric Murray, to reveal secrets behind success.
Hauraki District Council is surveying its residents in July and August to find out their satisfaction with the provision of Council services.
Several problem sections of the Hauraki Rail Trail will be sealed following a successful funding application to Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
The Council will question wastewater discharge requirements set out in the government’s National Policy Statement on Freshwater (NPSFW) and seek a more affordable and environmentally beneficial solution.
A plan to reduce waste has been adopted by Council.
We’ve made some small changes to existing fees and charges for the coming year and included a couple of new fees in our fee schedule.
Council will cover a funding shortfall of $120,000 for stage one of Waihi Sport `n’ Action Trust’s multi-million-dollar Recreation and Community Centre at Morgan Park.
You don’t have to live in a big city to create a thriving international company.
Work around Waihi includes: Rocket Park; Gilmour Lake Reserve parking; Waihi's crucible rubbish bins; Whiritoa playground; Bradford St
Seat installed at Karangahake Reserve carpark to celebrate 95 years of Women’s Institute in New Zealand
The 2017/18 Annual Plan comes into effect 1 July 2017
Celebrating excellence in business – that’s the aim of the new Hauraki- Coromandel Business Awards taking place in September.
Rates will now be invoiced four times a year instead of three.
Dogs need to be registered by 31 July. Find out about a Responsible Owner Licence to reduce your dog registration fees.
Working with, and listening to its community has made Hauraki District Council a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.
Highlights from the latest Hauraki District Council meeting on 31 May 2017
Pūkorokoro/Miranda to Thames section of the Hauraki Rail Trail nears opening. A One Stop Shop information evening (14 June) for the Pūkorokoro/Miranda to Thames section of the Trail, and separate day workshop (13 June) for entrepreneurs and business people to be held next week.
Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan. Hearing 1 June 2017.
A welcome window of fine weather has been put to good use by Waihi Sport ‘n’ Action. The asphalt surface on 10 new netball and tennis courts at the back of Morgan Park has now been completed.
TCDC & HDC unite in seeking to reduce mangrove growth
Routinely boiling drinking water is now a thing of the past for people living in Karangahake and Mackaytown. This week the last few properties in the area were connected to the much superior Paeroa water supply and precautionary boil water notices have been lifted in both communities.
Hauraki District Council Group Manager Engineering Services Adrian de Laborde says the Council is on a mission to upgrade all of its drinking water supplies and the completion of the Mackaytown and Karangahake upgrades is a real milestone.
Preparing for an emergency is easier than you think
The 2017/18 Annual Plan is now adopted and comes into effect 1 July 2017
A new direct bus service between Coromandel town and Rotorua has arrived and Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga is 100 percent on board.
A certificate of compliance has been issued to New Talisman Gold Mines Ltd for prospecting within old mine workings within Mount Karangahake.
Have your say about our most precious resource.
An overwhelming response to a post on a community Facebook page has inspired an exciting local initiative.
Paeroa's new Library and Streetscape is officially open
Support agencies and flood affected farmers came together to discuss a way forward following last week's weather event.
Free de-sexing and micro-chipping is now available for dogs classed as menacing.
Check here for updates on the latest weather and roading conditions from Cyclone Cook.
When the Waihi street changes kicked in just over a year ago we anticipated and planned for quite a number of potential issues. Where are we now?
People using State Highway 25 between the Coromandel and Auckland are advised to allow extra time for their journey while a new clip-on cycle lane is installed from Monday.
Council adopted a new policy on Easter Sunday Trading giving all retailers the opportunity to open on the holiday.
Introducing newly appointed Hauraki Rail Trail General Manager Diane Drummond.
Council will spend around $640,000 on a new scheme to pump wastewater from the Karangahake Reserve toilets to the Paeroa Waste Water Treatment system to relieve the existing waste water treatment that is struggling to cope with the influx of holiday makers.
The decision whether or not to add fluoride to drinking water shouldn’t be shouldered by the Council or District Health Boards, the Council has agreed.
State Highway 2 between Waihi and Omokoroa looks set to see $60million worth of safety improvements over the next six years.
The Council has accepted an invitation for the Mayor or Deputy Mayor to represent the District at the 100th commemoration of the Battle of Arras in France later this year.
Kaiaua’s ambulance will soon have a new roof over its head.
Hauraki residents welcome news ultrafast broadband is coming to their three main towns.
If the experts predicted a dismal future for regional New Zealand, no one told Hauraki. In a climate of expected population and economic decline, the district is booming.
The Martha Pit Mining Licence expires in July 2017. When it expires its conditions will automatically be incorporated into the Hauraki District Plan. The variations are to remove superfluous conditions from the licence and to upgrade standards in the licence so that there are no conflicting standards in the Plan when it is incorporated.
Waikato Civil Defence is updating the way it educates people about tsunami preparedness in the wake of the recent Kaikoura quake and following subsequent tsunami alert.
NZ Transport Agency has announced it will fund a $1 million `clip-on' cycle lane attached to the downstream side of the Piako Bridge, which spans the Piako River on State Highway 25. This will provide a safe crossing for trail users and road cyclists and is a key piece of the Kaiaua to Kopu section of the Hauraki Rail Trail.
Council helps local businesses #GetDigital
Next winter Waihi netballers will be winning their games on six brand new courts at the back of Morgan Park, thanks to an $800,000 contribution from Council. The new courts will also service the tennis club.
See our new Web Maps Application now available on our website for a collection of maps for property information, utilities, Waihi renumbering, civil defence, and Hauraki Rail Trail.
Contractor Health And Safety Pre-Qualification Scheme
Changes to online banking details for payments made to Hauraki District Council
To avoid polluting our waterways, we need be aware of what activities introduce waste.
Many Waihi residents have changed their address without moving anywhere. The renumbering of 650 Waihi properties took effect on March 1.
Plans to build a community retirement village on the site of the Paeroa Racecourse was put to the Council meeting this morning.
The Paeroa Racecourse has been purchased from the Barbara Anderson Trust and the Auckland based property developer is putting forward a proposal to build a community retirement village there.