Scenery Car House

Hot Topics

COVID-19 Council Services

Our services at Alert Level 2.

Service Request Online

Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Kerbside Collections

Week 2 begins Monday 22 November 2021

Three Waters Reform

Government’s proposed changes

We Need To Talk

See the topics we're consulting on...

Tirohia Landfill Resource Consent

View information about this application.

New mining proposals

OceanaGold presents proposal to extend mining life in Waihi to 2037 and beyond

COVID-19 is presenting many challenges for businesses but finding out where to get support shouldn’t be one of them. Here is a list of people you can contact if you need some help and some initiatives you can get involved with.

Te Waka

Te Waka are our regional economic development agency and are there to support Waikato businesses which includes us here in the Hauraki District. They have a number of different avenues available to support your business.

Regional Business Partners Network

If you want to contact the Business Growth team directly, you can. Our local advisors are Peter Davey and Colleen Litchfield.

As part of the Government response to COVID-19 they have announced a $4 million regional support package for SMEs which will be delivered using the Regional Business Partners Network.

Te Waka’s Business Growth Team will deliver this programme with the support of the service provider network, regional organisations and district councils.

Call: 07 857 0538
Find out more:


Searching for a new job or looking for new staff? Waikato NXTSTEP is a free job-matching website for the Waikato Region to support business owners and employees through COVID-19.

Find out more:


Te Waka are running a whole range of free webinars to provide you with facts, support and inspiration from subject experts.

Find out more:

Mighty Local

Mighty Local is a Waikato wide promotion supporting buy local which ranges from retail offerings to online fitness and wellness.

Find out more:

Evolve Hauraki (Hauraki District Council, Te Waka, GO Waihi, Positive Paeroa and Positively Promoting the Plains)


LOVEHAURAKI is all about supporting our local businesses and connecting customers to their offerings.

If you would like to share what your business is doing, you can register to have it added to the page on

Central Government information

The COVID-19 website is always a good place to get the latest information.
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Hauraki District Libraries

Even when our libraries are closed, they are still able to provide you with free access to thousands of newspaper and magazine titles from New Zealand and around the world. Newspapers include the New Zealand Herald and Bay of Plenty Times, as well as The Waihi Leader. Magazine titles cover a range of interest areas including, business, lifestyle, health and hobbies. A great way to keep up-to-date.

Get access to free newspapers and magazines available on our libraries website

Once our libraries are open to the public again, they will again be offering free use of our APNK computers as well as access to WiFi and scanning. Printing will also be available for a fee.

Find out more: Free computing and Wifi in our libraries.