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Water Restrictions

From 16 February 2015

Notice to all residents of the Hauraki District

River levels have continued to fall, making it necessary to restrict the use of water, in accordance with Council’s Water Supply Management Plan relating to
its consents to take water from rivers and streams.

For Waihi, Waikino, Mackaytown and Karangahake until further notice a ban is placed on the use of lawn and garden sprinklers. Only hand held hoses may be used until the situation improves.

If you see water leaks or excessive usage or wastage of water in your area, please report this to Council.

Information regarding ways residents can conserve water can be found on the Hauraki District Council website at

Click on the SmartWaterUse logo. Smart Water Use logo

It may be necessary to increase the level of restriction if the dry weather period is extended. Your cooperation and efforts to conserve water now contribute to ensuring that water is available for essential and emergency needs.

For further inquiries please phone (07) 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (from within the Hauraki District, no cell phones).

Ken Thompson
District Engineer
Hauraki District Council

Minor Amendment to Hauraki District Council Consolidate Bylaw

Pursuant to Section 156(2) of the Local Government Act 2002, notice is hereby given that on 25 February 2015 the Hauraki District Council adopted minor amendments to the Hauraki District Council Consolidated Bylaw; section 1.2.2 and 1.2.3 in Part 1: Introduction and Schedule 8 of Part 3: Public Safety.

The amendments were made for administrative purposes and do not affect an existing right, interest, title immunity or duty of any person to whom the Bylaw applies.

The Bylaw can be viewed at the Council offices and libraries in Ngatea, Paeroa and Waihi or on Council’s website A copy can be obtained by calling 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (from within the District).

L D Cavers
Chief Executive
Hauraki District Council