News and Media Releases

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

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...
14 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 30 will be closed approximately 13...
9 Sep 2020, 9:11 AM
The Mokau Jetty has closed temporarily due to safety concerns.   Waitomo District Council...
8 Sep 2020, 11:37 AM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) final year of a three year footpath improvement programme...
8 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) will invest $1.5 million this financial year in the North...
3 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM
Te Kuiti’s town clock is set for a make-over thanks to the generosity of the McLennan...
1 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) novice driver training programme is set to continue for...
27 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has received approximately $12k from Matariki Tu Rkau for...
25 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is taking up national financial stimulus to improve the way...
25 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is now working through the contractual details after being...
12 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has actioned its COVID-19 Alert level 2 response, which...
30 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) today gave the go-ahead to undertake a land development...
23 Jul 2020, 5:00 PM
One complaint initiated by all six Waitomo District Councillors against Mayor John...
23 Jul 2020, 12:27 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is calling for applications to the annual Community...
21 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Redwood Park’s make-over is complete and now the new wooden tower needs a name.   Waitomo...
20 Jul 2020, 4:00 PM
Waitomo residents can learn how to make their own household and beauty products at a...
20 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Nominations are open for Waitomo District Citizens Awards.   Run by Waitomo District...
7 Jul 2020, 1:00 PM
An assessment of a future opportunity for livestreaming meetings is on the table for...
26 Jun 2020, 1:00 PM
Households may notice a different truck picking up their kerbside rubbish over the next...
22 Jun 2020, 8:00 AM
The 2020 Waitomo District Youth Council (WDYC) has been formed and will host its first...