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Rates changes from 1 July

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

We need to talk

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

Kerbside Collections

Week 1 begins Monday 20 May 2019

Proposed Wind Farm

Submissions closed / awaiting decision
22/01/2016 12:00am

Liquor Ban 2016

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Hauraki District Council Consolidated Bylaw that the consumption of alcoholic liquor, the bringing of liquor or of empty liquor containers and the possession of liquor or empty liquor containers in the public places identified below is hereby prohibited during the periods identified below.

Liquor Bans - Whiritoa

All public places including roads, beaches and reserves are included in the prohibition for the Waitangi Day Weekend Public Holiday.

Dates and Times – Whiritoa Liquor Ban
During the Waitangi Day Weekend Public Holiday being from 4.00pm Friday, 5 February 2016 to 4.00am Tuesday, 9 February 2016.

Liquor Bans - Paeroa, Ngatea, Waihi.

That the consumption and bringing into and possession of liquor in all public places including, roads and reserves are prohibited at all times within areas of the townships listed below:

• Within the 50 kilometre speed limit areas of Waihi township, and
• Within the 70 kilometre speed limit of Seddon Avenue, East from the Margaret Street/Toomey Street intersection to the 50 kph speed limit sign East of the Martin Road/Baber Street intersection.

Paeroa and Ngatea
• Within the 50 kilometre speed limit areas of the Paeroa and Ngatea townships.


Any person who commits an offence against the prohibition may be convicted and fined up to $20,000.

Powers of Police

The Hauraki District Council Consolidated Bylaw authorises any member of the New Zealand Police to act under sections 169 and 170 of the Local Government Act 2002, including the exercise of the power under section 170(2) to immediately and without further notice search a container or vehicle.

Whiritoa Annual Public Meeting

Monday, 1 February 2016 - 10.30am at the Whiritoa Emergency Centre

This is an opportunity for the residents and ratepayers of Whiritoa to meet with 
representatives of the Hauraki District Council and other community groups to hear 
about what has been achieved over the past 12 months and what is being planned for this coming year.

LD Cavers
Chief Executive
Hauraki District Council