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Service Request Online

Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Rates changes from 1 July

Hauraki District ratepayers will see some changes to their rates after 1 July 2019.

Dog registration time

All dogs 3 months and older must be registered before 31 July.

We need to talk

Check out the issues we’re currently seeking feedback on and tell us what you think.

Kerbside Collections

Week 2 begins Monday 24 June 2019

Proposed Wind Farm

Submissions closed / awaiting decision
03/04/2019 12:00pm

You can’t choose your in-laws, but you can have a say on your bylaws.

Local government bylaws are rules that local councils make in consultation with their communities to help make their place a safe and healthy place to live. They cover things of local interest like keeping animals in towns, using vehicles on beaches, or the number of cemetery plots a person can purchase the right of burial for.

Proposing changes to our bylaws

At the moment we are proposing some changes to our Hauraki District bylaws, and we want to know what you think.

Proposed changes include improvements to the way food businesses are graded, relaxing the rules about using wharves and boat ramps, new rules about keeping pigs and bees in town, and more clarity about the Council’s ability to remove tributes that are making it difficult to keep cemeteries tidy and well maintained.

Full details of these proposed changes and the bylaws under review are available on our Council website or call into any of our service centres or libraries.

Cuppa-with-a-Councillor drop in sessions are being held for those who want to chew the fat and have a chat about any issues in their patch, in person.

Drop-in session dates and times:

Paeroa Library Reading Room: Saturday 6 April 2019, 9am – 10am

Ngatea Service Centre: Friday 12 April 2019, 10am – 11am

Waihi Service Centre Meeting Room: Wednesday 17 April 2019, 11am – 12pm

Whiritoa Community Hall: Thursday 18 April 2019, 2pm -3pm

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