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?
A young Paeroa mum of three, who in February 2016, alerted authorities to an alarming situation of chemicals in the Aorangi Stream, is now working with Hauraki District Council and Waikato Regional Council staff on a project to improve the health of the stream and build community understanding.
Mackey Street in Paeroa is to be upgraded to create a new look and a better link between the Paeroa Domain, new library, Paeroa Information Hub (in the old Post Office building), and the Hauraki Rail Trail.
The old library will close its doors on Saturday 22 April. Grand opening of the new library 3pm Friday 5 May.
Nominations for Land Drainage Advisory Committees close 4pm Friday 31 March
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.
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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.
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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.