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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New Marketing role - Timber Trail

24 Aug 2016, 10:41 AM

Play a part in developing the Timber Trail cycleway, one of New Zealand’s Great Rides 

An opportunity has arisen for a person with a background in tourism marketing.  We are looking for someone that has a keen interest in the Waitomo and Ruapehu Districts and who would like to assist in ensuring that the Timber Trail becomes firmly established as a key tourism experience in the area.

Your previous experience and ability shall include the development and implementation of tactical marketing programmes.  We need someone with experience and sound knowledge of digital marketing tools.

Proven and demonstrated experience of working with a wide and diverse group of stakeholders including Councils, Regional Tourism Organisations, DOC and tourism operators will be important in establishing the role and getting the job done.

The role is a contract position, 25 hours a week, fixed term to June 2018.

For a full position description and application details please contact Waitomo District Council [email protected]

Applications close midday Wednesday 31st August 2016