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Proposed Project Martha

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Proposed Wind Farm

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Kerbside Collections

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Dangerous

Dogs can be classified as Dangerous if they bite or attack and or act in an aggressive manner towards another animal or human. A dangerous dog owner pays 150% of the usual registration fee.

To report an aggressive or dangerous dog contact Hauraki District Council.

Please note that the Council cannot accept anonymous complaints but your identity will remain confidential unless the issue goes to court.

Requirements of Dangerous Dog Classification:

  • Dog needs to be desexed
  • Dog needs to be microchipped
  • Dog needs to be muzzled in all public places
  • Property needs to be adequately fenced

Menacing

If Council considers that a dog poses a threat to any person, stock, poultry, domestic animal or protected wildlife because of:

  • any observed or reported behaviour of the dog, or
  • any characteristics typically associated with the dogs breed or type,

the Council may classify the dog to be a menacing dog.

The following breeds/cross breeds of dogs are classified as menacing:

  • Brazilian Fila
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Japanese Tosa
  • American Pit Bull Terrier

Requirements of Menacing Dog Classification:

  • Dog needs to be desexed
  • Dog needs to be microchipped
  • Dog needs to be muzzled in all public places