Heavy Rain Watch - What you need to know

Metservice NZ has issued a Heavy Rain Watch for the Waikato region, in place from 2am–3pm, Wednesday 1 February.

Given the large amount of rainfall that our district has experienced over the past few days, we are urging residents to continue to take care and stay aware of the conditions in their area. Further rainfall could quickly exacerbate existing slips, river levels and produce further flooding quite quickly.

Click here to read more and keep up to date.

WDC achieves Stage 2 - Building Accreditation Authority Status

4 Oct 2010, 1:39 PM

On 17th August 2010, Waitomo District Council was advised by International Accreditation New Zealand that the Council had completed the Stage 2 Accreditation requirements as a Building Control Authority appointed under The Building Act.


The Accreditation Certificate confirmed that compliance with Regulation 17 was awarded on 10 September 2010.


The Department of Building and Housing confirmed through the independently facilitated accreditation process that Waitomo District Council had met the test required under Regulations applied through The Building Act.


Certificate of Building Consent Authority Accreditation (PDF 335 KB)