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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
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
The District Plan is the primary document for the management of the effects of land use and development within the Hauraki District.
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.
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
There are three community pools in the Hauraki District, located in Ngatea, Paeroa and Waihi. They are open daily during the summer months.