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.

Cycle Safety

22 May 2014, 8:00 AM

Cycling is great fun and an excellent way to get around. Here are a few simple tips to stay safe when sharing the road.Cycle Safety

 

  • Be Seen - Wear high visibility or brightly coloured clothing and use lights.
  • Be Safe - Follow the road rules.
  • Be Prepared - Wear an approved helmet and check your bike regularly - brakes, tyres, chain, lights, reflectors.
  • Be Aware - Watch for car doors opening, potholes, rubbish, grates, and pedestrians. Always check for left turning vehicles.