Upcoming overnight road closure: Mangarino Road, Te Kūiti – 19 July 2024

A temporary road closure will be in place on Mangarino Road, Te KÅ«iti from 9am Friday 19 July until 9am the following morning 20 July. The road closure is to allow maintenance work on the Mangarino Road Bridge. More info

2016

20 Dec 2016
The December issue of Waitomo Way is out now. The next issue will be published in February...
19 Dec 2016, 1:59 PM
Waitomo District Council provides a Level of Service to ensure the equipment provided in...
19 Dec 2016
New Zealanders are being encouraged to do their surfing online before hitting their...
15 Dec 2016, 12:28 PM
15 Dec 2016, 11:39 AM
Water your garden in the early morning or late evening, to reduce evaporation.
14 Dec 2016, 10:03 AM
State Highway 3 travel through the Awakino Gorge may be delayed on Thursday 15 December...
14 Dec 2016, 9:15 AM
The Community Partnership Fund aims to ensure that residents of the Waitomo District have...
13 Dec 2016, 3:32 PM
Waitomo District Council will commence the implementation of the Economic Development...
12 Dec 2016
Local Government New Zealand congratulates new Prime Minister the Hon Bill English and...
9 Dec 2016
Local Government New Zealand has announced the formation of its new National Council who...
6 Dec 2016
Waitomo District Library invites you to register for our FREE Summer Reading Programme. ...
2 Dec 2016, 10:26 AM
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has today launched The Waikato Story, a toolkit...
1 Dec 2016
Waitomo District Christmas Parade Friday 9 December, 6.30pm - Rora Street Te Kuiti. The...
29 Nov 2016
The following restrictions have been set for Waitomo District water supplies: Mokau,...
26 Nov 2016
Media Statement GNS has issued an update about recent observations that were published...
24 Nov 2016
All I want for Christmas is... Friday December 9, 2016
21 Nov 2016, 2:26 PM
NZ Transport Agency Media Release Consultation is about to start to advance designs for...
18 Nov 2016, 8:44 AM
Red Cross have just launched an appeal, allowing you to donate as much or as little as you...
17 Nov 2016, 9:16 AM
Our 2016 waste audit showed that residents dispose of more organic waste and food scraps...
17 Nov 2016, 7:00 AM
Media Release Civil Defence Emergency Management Director Sarah Stuart-Black says the...
16 Nov 2016, 8:00 PM
The upgrade of the earthquake to magnitude 7.8 today has not changed our response and we...
16 Nov 2016, 3:30 PM
Waitomo District Council is progressing with the upgrade of the filter pipe work at the Te...
15 Nov 2016
All I want for Christmas is... Friday December 9, 2016
8 Nov 2016, 9:14 AM
We encourage local business owners to get in touch before placing advertising signs beside...
8 Nov 2016
THE new and improved Te Kuiti i-SITE has opened for business.
8 Nov 2016
WATER problems should now be a thing of the past in Mokau. Waitomo District Council (WDC)...
4 Nov 2016, 9:20 AM
Ruapehu and Waitomo District Councils have appointed cycle tourism specialist Daniel...
3 Nov 2016
Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre i-SITE Plan your summer escapes in the Hamilton and...
28 Oct 2016
Waitomo District Council will be undertaking planned works on a fire hydrant on the water...
27 Oct 2016
Waitomo District Council asks owners to ensure that their dogs receive proper care and...
27 Oct 2016
Keep your dog under control at all times.
25 Oct 2016, 1:07 PM
Waitomo District Council asks owners to ensure that their dogs receive proper care and...
21 Oct 2016, 11:18 AM
Te Kuiti Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to a fire in the refuse tip at the Waitomo...
21 Oct 2016
If you're holding an event this summer that will need a special alcohol licence, please...
21 Oct 2016
Waitomo District Council has successfully completed a project to replace approximately 550...
18 Oct 2016, 8:47 AM
Waitomo District Council will be undertaking planned works to replace the water main...
18 Oct 2016
There following table lists the various roading projects currently underway on State...
17 Oct 2016, 9:28 AM
Click here to view the Final Result of the Waitomo District Council 2016 Triennial...
13 Oct 2016
Digi Talk is brought to you by Waitomo District Council and Otorohanga District Council....
10 Oct 2016, 1:12 PM
A large slip has occurred on Takiri Road (south of Te Kuiti off State Highway 4). The slip...
10 Oct 2016, 8:58 AM
The Dog Control Act 1996 requires Waitomo District Council to report annually on their Dog...
6 Oct 2016, 8:27 AM
Voting documents need to be received by the Electoral Officer before noon on Saturday 8th...
6 Oct 2016
The October issue of the Waitomo Way is out now. You can view Council's newsletter online...
4 Oct 2016, 8:52 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) urges the public to comply with the signage and security...
29 Sep 2016
Wriggle and Ryhem provides positive movement experiences designed to stimulate the...
29 Sep 2016
Entries are now open for the Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre iSITE - Waitomo District...
28 Sep 2016, 2:59 PM
The Aquatic Centre opens for the summer season this Saturday 1 October 2016. You can view...
28 Sep 2016
NZ Transport Agency Media Release   Spring is here, and with the warmer weather and longer...
28 Sep 2016
NZ Transport Agency Bulletin Recent road and roadside safety improvements on State Highway...
28 Sep 2016
Waitomo District Council voters are now able to cast their votes in the 2016 local council...
27 Sep 2016, 9:21 AM
Waitomo District Council have commenced work to replace part of the piped water...
27 Sep 2016
Waitomo District Council wants local business owners to get in touch before erecting...
22 Sep 2016
New dog control measures announced today will give those at the forefront of animal...
20 Sep 2016, 4:56 PM
NZ Transport Agency Bulletin The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists wanting to...
20 Sep 2016
Entries are now open for the Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre iSITE - Waitomo District...
20 Sep 2016
There are various projects currently underway on State Highways in the Waitomo District....
19 Sep 2016, 1:46 PM
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists wanting to travel between Taranaki and the...
18 Sep 2016, 8:33 PM
NZ Transport Agency Traffic Bulletin The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists wanting...
18 Sep 2016
The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 3, just south of Mokau will remain...
15 Sep 2016, 11:36 AM
On Friday, 9 September, the Mokau Water Supply system water main along State Highway 3...
15 Sep 2016
Wriggle and Ryhem provides positive movement experiences designed to stimulate the...
13 Sep 2016
Te Kuiti Visitor Information Centre iSITE - Waitomo District Calendar Competition
13 Sep 2016
Come on down to Waitomo District Library during the school holidays.
12 Sep 2016, 9:19 AM
Waitomo District Council will be felling trees located at the rear of the old Cemetery on...
9 Sep 2016
Local Government New Zealand is interested in hearing your views on the points rated in...
6 Sep 2016, 11:01 AM
A committee made up of river iwi governors and Waikato regional councillors has agreed to...
6 Sep 2016
The Waitomo District Landfill and rural Waste Transfer Stations accept e-waste for...
5 Sep 2016, 10:44 AM
Every year, Waitomo District Council carries out a Resident Satisfaction Survey (RSS)...
1 Sep 2016
Wriggle & Rhyme returns to Waitomo District Library Waitomo District Libraries’ Wriggle &...
1 Sep 2016
Government plans to depower local councils is an affront to local democracy and will not...
29 Aug 2016, 8:00 AM
The Waitomo and Otorohanga District Councils have joined forces to assist learner drivers...
24 Aug 2016, 10:41 AM
Play a part in developing the Timber Trail cycleway, one of New Zealand’s Great Rides  An...
24 Aug 2016
Waitomo District Library provides a fun and free session for parents and pre-school...
22 Aug 2016, 8:00 AM
Waitomo District Libraries’ Wriggle & Rhyme programme is a fun and free activity session...
18 Aug 2016, 11:54 AM
Understandably the current public health issues associated with the Havelock North water...
18 Aug 2016
We have completed the first stage of the Waitomo District Economic Development Strategy,...
17 Aug 2016, 8:59 AM
The August issue of Waitomo Way is out now! You can view the newsletter...
16 Aug 2016, 11:00 AM
Media Release - TrackSAFE Foundation New Zealand A new campaign aimed at reminding people...
15 Aug 2016, 8:49 AM
Accreditation as a BCA is essential for WDC to process and issue building consents,...
4 Aug 2016
We provide a weekly kerbside collection service for Piopio, Mokau/ Awakino, Waitomo...
29 Jul 2016
Local Government New Zealand says current proposals to reform the Local Government Act...
28 Jul 2016, 1:18 PM
Waikato Regional Council is calling for changes to a new local government bill to help...
20 Jul 2016
Now is a great time to find a better use for that old mobile phone – drop it off at...
15 Jul 2016
If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about your district then...
12 Jul 2016
We invite you to join us for a visit with New Zealand author Paula Stone
7 Jul 2016, 9:58 AM
If you have thought about local politics and having a say in the future of your district...
7 Jul 2016
Waitomo District Library Join us for a visit with Paula Stone, author of children’s book...
5 Jul 2016, 11:40 AM
Council adopted its Annual Plan 2016/17 on Tuesday 28 June. WDC publicly invited community...
30 Jun 2016
Waikato civil defence’s Hamilton base is due to shift to a new, fit-for-purpose facility...
24 Jun 2016, 9:21 AM
The final stage of Waitomo District Council’s Railway Station Restoration Project...
16 Jun 2016
Hey kids, take part in our Winter warmers reading programme.
15 Jun 2016, 2:32 PM
The June edition of Waitomo Way is out now! Featuring: General News update Get ready...
14 Jun 2016, 10:31 AM
Waitomo District Council shares the community newsletters Piopio Birdtalk and Tainui...
14 Jun 2016, 9:27 AM
A new vision that “we are all civil defence” is being emphasised in the proposed Waikato...
13 Jun 2016, 9:07 AM
School children across New Zealand can experience a local council election first-hand as...
10 Jun 2016, 1:58 PM
Chorus has today announced the company has completed its work under the Government’s...
7 Jun 2016, 2:37 PM
There are various projects currently underway on State Highways in the Waitomo District....
2 Jun 2016
We provide a weekly kerbside collection service for Piopio, Mokau/ Awakino, Waitomo...
2 Jun 2016
Kio ora, we would like to welcome new families to the Waitomo District.
31 May 2016
A smarter approach to food shopping could help Kiwi families save hundreds of dollars...
30 May 2016, 1:21 PM
The monthly Council Meeting will take place on Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 9.00am (Public...
25 May 2016, 11:02 AM
A group of 11 people from three countries were welcomed today as new citizens of New...
25 May 2016
Volunteers are being sought to help save more than 20 tonnes of persimmons from rotting...
19 May 2016
You are invited to join us to celebrate the achievements of the following people
17 May 2016, 5:14 PM
Following on from recent media coverage on the vandalism on Centennial Sportsfield,...
17 May 2016
You are invited to join us to celebrate the achievements of the following people
16 May 2016, 1:00 PM
Waitomo District Council recognises the need for an Economic Development Strategy for the...
16 May 2016, 12:08 PM
Waitomo District Council will support further improvements for the Tainui Historical ...
13 May 2016, 10:55 AM
Due to ongoing safety issues, the two car parks at the front of the Waitomo District...
13 May 2016
LGNZ President, Lawrence Yule, today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new...
11 May 2016
Te Kuiti is currently on Water Restriction Level 4. Waitomo District Council’s project to...
5 May 2016
Have your say - resident survey out now! Waitomo District Council’s Resident Survey is...
3 May 2016, 9:17 AM
As part of an on-going commitment to seek public feedback and engagement, Waitomo District...
3 May 2016
You are invited to share your opinion on the services and facilities that we provide for...
29 Apr 2016, 10:42 AM
The Waitomo District Aquatic Centre will close for Winter on Saturday 30th April...
29 Apr 2016
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) supports the reform announced today by Internal...
27 Apr 2016, 5:00 PM
Waitomo District Council is disappointed with the extensive vandalism of Centennial sports...
27 Apr 2016, 12:06 PM
The April issue of Waitomo Way is out now! Waitomo District Council has published...
27 Apr 2016, 11:38 AM
Safety improvement work starts this week on SH37 from SH3 to Waitomo Village. Side...
22 Apr 2016, 9:25 AM
Te Kuiti is currently on Water Restriction Level 4. This level requires that residents and...
21 Apr 2016, 10:25 AM
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Key issues to growth
19 Apr 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Final tribute for Les
15 Apr 2016
Les Munro Centre - invitation to plaque unveiling
14 Apr 2016, 11:21 AM
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Taking a fresh look at roads
14 Apr 2016, 11:20 AM
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Ammon leaves role
13 Apr 2016, 5:00 PM
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) today signalled a significant new work programme to...
13 Apr 2016, 4:00 PM
LGNZ has started a conversation with New Zealand residents about the key issues affecting...
13 Apr 2016
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) announced at its quarterly media briefing today it...
12 Apr 2016, 1:47 PM
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the Government’s decision to transfer...
7 Apr 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Phone outages unacceptable
7 Apr 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Best value behind units formation
7 Apr 2016
Les Munro Centre - invitation to plaque unveiling
7 Apr 2016
Read about Council’s plan for the coming year Waitomo District Council has published...
31 Mar 2016
Main Stage Entertainment - Muster 2016
29 Mar 2016, 12:00 PM
Te Kuiti residents and businesses connected to Waitomo District Council's water supply are...
29 Mar 2016, 9:43 AM
Waitomo District Council is calling for nominations for the 2016 Waitomo District Citizens...
23 Mar 2016
Waikato residents – especially those heading off on the roads early for the Easter break ...
21 Mar 2016, 3:00 PM
At the December Council meeting, the decision was made to temporarily defer the next stage...
18 Mar 2016, 1:59 PM
Waitomo District Council’s project to upgrade the Te Kuiti Water Treatment Plant (WTP) has...
17 Mar 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Reports pleasing
16 Mar 2016, 1:12 PM
Waitomo District Council is currently reinstating part of the Railway Station Plaza on a...
15 Mar 2016
Waitomo District Council is now calling for nominations.
15 Mar 2016
Hey kids, come on down to the Library these school holidays, borrow two library books and...
10 Mar 2016
Information about WDC's Bylaws, public safety and stock on roads
8 Mar 2016, 1:15 PM
The Waikato regional road toll remains “way too high” this year, with the region ...
8 Mar 2016
Digi Talk is brought to you by Waitomo District Council and Otorohanga District Council....
4 Mar 2016, 11:39 AM
Waitomo District Council will carry out cleaning work on the main sewerage reticulation...
3 Mar 2016
Balloons visit Te Kuiti Join us for a very special evening on Friday 18th March. For the...
2 Mar 2016, 9:04 AM
The Food Act 2014 came into effect 1 March 2016. It is designed to modernise food safety...
2 Mar 2016
Waikato Regional Council has today officially launched a ground-breaking online tool to...
25 Feb 2016, 10:16 AM
Balloons over Waikato Trust are thrilled to announce our 4th and final Balloomin Amazing...
25 Feb 2016
Three people were welcomed as new citizens of New Zealand and Waitomo District on...
24 Feb 2016, 9:06 AM
The Food Act 2014 Everyone working in the food industry has a responsibility to make sure...
20 Feb 2016
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed the release of the Government’s...
19 Feb 2016
Further to the Government’s announcement, LGNZ has expressed disappointment that the...
12 Feb 2016, 11:22 AM
Waitomo District Mayor Brian Hanna, Councillor Phil Brodie and WDC’s Community Development...
11 Feb 2016
The latest readings taken by WDC's Water services team show that all water supply levels...
9 Feb 2016
When it comes to tackling on-farm environmental issues, “free” is not a word that farmers...
4 Feb 2016, 12:16 PM
The project to upgrade the Te Kuiti Water Treatment Plant has advanced to the second stage...
4 Feb 2016
Rates Payment Options There are a variety of payment options available to customers to pay...
4 Feb 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Election push starts
4 Feb 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Munro medals display opens
2 Feb 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz Amalgamation not on local election...
2 Feb 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz District welcomes new Kiwi citizens
2 Feb 2016
STORY / ARTICLE: WAITOMO NEWS – www.waitomonews.co.nz A night for our Knights
26 Jan 2016
Local Government New Zealand’s (LGNZ’s) new #Vote16NZ campaign encourages more Kiwis to...
14 Jan 2016
Water is a precious resource. Do your part to conserve it.
6 Jan 2016, 10:00 AM
Burning some waste materials at home in an open air fire or drum, creates smoke and fumes...
5 Jan 2016, 4:00 AM
Waitomo District Council reminds home owners to plan ahead for summer DIY...