Weather Warning - Heavy Rain
MetService has issued for heavy rain warning for Waitomo, and the Central North Island. This has upgraded from a weather watch that was issued yesterday.
The warning is valid from 3pm today (23 September 2023) until 4am on Sunday 24 September.
Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.
Please consider staying at home this weekend, but take care and drive to the conditions if you need to head out during this time.

Community Partnership Fund grant allocations for 2016

14 Dec 2016, 9:15 AM

The Community Partnership Fund aims to ensure that residents of the Waitomo District have opportunities to feel part of the community they live, work and play in, and aims to ‘help our community help itself’ by offering access to funding and in-kind support to groups working on community initiatives.

Council discussed and agreed to the 2016 Community Partnership Funding allocation of $25,000 as follows:

Applicant Grant Amount
Mokau Museum and Art Gallery (Tainui Historical Society)

$5,000.00 +gst

Towards upgrade cost for their building.
Piopio Primary School 

$3,600.00 +gst

Towards Upgrades to their Multi-Purpose Room.

Te Piruru Papakainga Marae


Towards upgrades to the Marae bathroom facilities. 
Benneydale Hall Incorporated 


Towards a heating system for the hall. 
Piopio Playcentre 


Towards the creation of a mud play area.

Te Kuiti & District Historical Society Incorporated 


Towards remedial building restoration and Conservation products for perishable exhibits.

  Total $25,000.00 (plus GST where applicable)