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.

12 days to Christmas

11 Nov 2013, 2:34 PM

33 days to go until the Waitomo District Christmas parade. We challenge you to join in and create an amazing float to parade down Rora Street. Help us to make this year a memorable event for everyone to enjoy.

Be this year's winner of the... “Ultimate Shield” for best overall float.

Get involved with your local school, club, community group or business and start putting together your ideas for a unique float that will stand out in the crowd. What things will you be doing in the 12 days leading up to Christmas, shopping, partying, holidaying, parcel wrapping to mention a few.

Download a float registration form here or give us a call on 0800 932 4357.