News and Media Releases

The latest news and information, keeping you up to date.

14 May 2021, 2:42 PM
Waitomo District Council has joined many other Local Government organisations nationwide...
11 May 2021, 3:28 PM
Completion of a stunning new pedestrian overbridge across the rail corridor at Te Kuiti is...
7 May 2021, 10:08 AM
Contributing to the social and cultural well-being of the community is a priority for...
30 Apr 2021, 9:05 AM
Residents and visitors to Mokau will soon have safer access around the seaside town with...
29 Apr 2021, 8:24 AM
Maintenance work to help repair the foreshore is well under way in Marokopa. The Waitomo...
25 Apr 2021, 12:56 PM
The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister of New Zealand ANZAC Day Message 2021   On Anzac...
23 Apr 2021, 8:22 AM
Work will begin soon to realign State Highway 30 and replace the Kopaki rail overbridge...
21 Apr 2021, 8:00 AM
“If there was ever a time to have your say on the future of Waitomo District, that time is...
7 Apr 2021, 12:10 PM
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has today presented to the Health Select Committee on...
19 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM
“What a treasure of a camp, clean, lovely showers and lots of happy campers.”
8 Mar 2021, 1:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) will hold an extraordinary meeting this Friday to consider...
15 Feb 2021, 12:00 PM
We're currently at Alert level 2 Kerbside rubbish collection will continue as normal,...
8 Feb 2021, 9:00 AM
All Waitomo district residents on a council water supply will move to Water Alert Level 2...
18 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
A blessing was held at the site of the new overbridge on Thursday to mark the beginning of...
8 Dec 2020, 11:45 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has questioned the basis of today’s Ratepayers' Report...
8 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
Summer is here and Waitomo District Council (WDC) say the Districts water supplies are...
2 Dec 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) three waters projects have been approved by the...
2 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has released its Annual Report for the financial year 1...
25 Nov 2020, 4:00 PM
Five-year-old Neika Needham, from Te Kuiti Primary School was the winning artist of WDC’s...
19 Nov 2020, 8:00 AM
Te Kuiti is set to get a new pedestrian railway overbridge in the New Year after Waitomo...
18 Nov 2020, 8:00 AM
Christmas is six weeks away and Waitomo District Council (WDC) are kicking off the silly...
14 Oct 2020, 7:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) have added 125 metres of footpath to Rora Street as part of...
30 Sep 2020, 3:59 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has confirmed its move to implement webcasting of its...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has made the decision to postpone this year’s citizen...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) will receive $250k to support locals into either long-term...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Residents continue to be satisfied with the Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) performance,...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Groups from across the district are $52k better off after yesterday’s council...
29 Sep 2020, 7:52 AM
The Mokau steps joining Te Kauri Road to SH 3 are set to reopen after being closed for...
28 Sep 2020, 12:05 PM
There's lots going on at the library these school holidays! Alien World Drawing...
22 Sep 2020, 2:32 PM
Waitomo District Youth Council (WDYC) are asking rangatahi to submit photos to feature in...