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Kerbside Recycling

Refuse is collected every week and Recycling is collected every second week. Find out more about your collection day and what items to place in your recycling bins.



Smart Water Use
It’s easy to take our fresh water for granted, but in the drier summer and autumn months we need to be particularly careful to conserve it. See tips for Smart Water Use


Building in Hauraki 

Hauraki District Council is a member of the Waikato Building Consent Group, a cluster of Councils who work together to bring consistency to the Building Consent process. All building projects are required to comply with the District Plan.  See building consents and information about building in Hauraki



Bylaws are rules made by local councils which affect the way we live, work and play. They are there to make our district a safe and healthy place. They can protect the public from nuisance; protect, promote and maintain public health and safety; and minimise the potential for offensive behaviour in public places. We develop them in consultation with our communities. View our bylaws 


District Plan

The District Plan is the primary document for the management of the effects of land use and development within the Hauraki District. 

View the District Plan



Hauraki hosts a number of events annually that are well known to draw large crowds, such as Waihi's Warm Up Party for the Beach Hop, the Nugget Multisport Event, Ngatea Garage Sale, and more. For these and other community events view the Events Calendar and the list of annual events in the Hauraki District  


Mayor and Councillors

The Hauraki District Council elected members include the Mayor and 12 Councillors  - four elected from the Paeroa Ward, four from the Plains Ward and four from the Waihi Ward.
See who your Mayor and Councillors are



Information about mining operations in Waihi; consents, licences and monitoring reports.
See Mining



New Residents Information

Handy information for new residents about rubbish, rates, dog registration and other services and facilities in the Hauraki District, listed on one handy page. 
View the new residents information 


Parks, Reserves and Playgrounds

The Hauraki District Council provides and administers sports fields and recreational reserves to encourage and facilitate the community’s well-being, by catering for its recreational, sporting, leisure and cultural needs.   Find the location of parks, reserves and playgrounds in Hauraki



There are three secondary schools, a special needs school and 19 primary schools in the Hauraki District.
View the list of schools in the Hauraki District


Situations Vacant at Hauraki District Council

The Hauraki District Council generally has a policy of advertising all permanent vacancies so it is recommended that applications are made directly for specific jobs as they are advertised. “At Hauraki District Council… It’s More than Just a Job!”  View any vacancies  


Swimming Pools

There are three community pools in the Hauraki District, located in Ngatea, Paeroa and Waihi. They are open daily during the summer months.

See more about swimming pools


Hauraki District Economic & Community Profiles:

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