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.

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Waitomo District Citizens Awards

8 Apr 2014, 8:00 AM

Waitomo District Council is calling for nominations for the 2014 Waitomo District Citizens Awards.

These awards celebrate and honour the incredible achievements of individuals, who through their outstanding community spirit and dedication have made a significant contribution to the Waitomo District.

Nominations are now called for:

  • Lifetime Achievement Awards

Recipients of the "Lifetime Achievement Award" will have, over a number of years, demonstrated outstanding community spirit and through their involvement in community projects, organisations and initiatives have made a significant contribution to the Waitomo District.

  • Citizen of the Year Award

Recipients of the "Citizen of the Year Award" will have over the past twelve months, demonstrated exceptional community spirit, been involved in organisations, projects and initiatives that have resulted in significant positive outcomes for the Waitomo District.

The call for nominations will close at 5.00pm Monday 28 April 2014.

Nomination forms and criteria can be found on our website or by contacting Donna Macdonald - Community Development Coordinator on (07) 878 0803.