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COVID-19 Council Updates

Stay up to date with Council operations, activities, and services.

Kerbside Collections

During the COVID-19 lockdown rubbish will be collected fortnightly on your normal recycling week. 

Week 2 begins Monday 30 March 2020


COVID-19 in New Zealand

For all national updates and information

Service Request Online

Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Water restriction status

Waihi & Waikino alternate days for outdoor water use.

Drainage Committee elections

Nominations 25 February to 4:00pm Tuesday 31 March 2020.

We Need To Talk

Opportunities to tell us your thoughts...

Contact the Hauraki District Council to report complaints about dogs including:

  • dangerous dogs
  • dogs attacking or biting
  • dogs fouling
  • ill treatment of dog
  • stray or wandering dog

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


Dogs Barking

Dog barking

You could be fined if your dog barks excessively and disturbs your neighbours.

If your neighbour's dog is causing problems, you can take the following steps:

  • approach the dog's owner and state your case clearly and politely
  • if this method does not work, you can contact the Hauraki District Council

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