Conserve Water - Piopio
A friendly reminder to our Piopio residents to please conserve water. Piopio township is still in Water Alert Level 3 and water use remains high. For water saving tips: www.smartwater.org.nz/water-saving-tips/
Urgent water shutdown notice
A water main has been shutdown so that our water services team can repair a leak on Anzac Street, Te Kūiti
This will affect the properties on Anzac Street from Matai Street down to Te Kūiti Road. We apologise for the short notice and inconvenience

2020

18 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
A blessing was held at the site of the new overbridge on Thursday to mark the beginning of...
8 Dec 2020, 11:45 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has questioned the basis of today’s Ratepayers' Report...
8 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
Summer is here and Waitomo District Council (WDC) say the Districts water supplies are...
2 Dec 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) three waters projects have been approved by the...
2 Dec 2020, 9:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has released its Annual Report for the financial year 1...
25 Nov 2020, 4:00 PM
Five-year-old Neika Needham, from Te Kuiti Primary School was the winning artist of WDC’s...
19 Nov 2020, 8:00 AM
Te Kuiti is set to get a new pedestrian railway overbridge in the New Year after Waitomo...
18 Nov 2020, 8:00 AM
Christmas is six weeks away and Waitomo District Council (WDC) are kicking off the silly...
14 Oct 2020, 7:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) have added 125 metres of footpath to Rora Street as part of...
30 Sep 2020, 3:59 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has confirmed its move to implement webcasting of its...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has made the decision to postpone this year’s citizen...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) will receive $250k to support locals into either long-term...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Residents continue to be satisfied with the Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) performance,...
29 Sep 2020, 5:00 PM
Groups from across the district are $52k better off after yesterday’s council...
29 Sep 2020, 7:52 AM
The Mokau steps joining Te Kauri Road to SH 3 are set to reopen after being closed for...
28 Sep 2020, 12:05 PM
There's lots going on at the library these school holidays! Alien World Drawing...
22 Sep 2020, 2:32 PM
Waitomo District Youth Council (WDYC) are asking rangatahi to submit photos to feature in...
14 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 30 will be closed approximately 13...
9 Sep 2020, 9:11 AM
The Mokau Jetty has closed temporarily due to safety concerns.   Waitomo District Council...
8 Sep 2020, 11:37 AM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) final year of a three year footpath improvement programme...
8 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) will invest $1.5 million this financial year in the North...
3 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM
Te Kuiti’s town clock is set for a make-over thanks to the generosity of the McLennan...
1 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council’s (WDC) novice driver training programme is set to continue for...
27 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has received approximately $12k from Matariki Tu Rkau for...
25 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is taking up national financial stimulus to improve the way...
25 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is now working through the contractual details after being...
12 Aug 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has actioned its COVID-19 Alert level 2 response, which...
30 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) today gave the go-ahead to undertake a land development...
23 Jul 2020, 5:00 PM
One complaint initiated by all six Waitomo District Councillors against Mayor John...
23 Jul 2020, 12:27 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is calling for applications to the annual Community...
21 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Redwood Park’s make-over is complete and now the new wooden tower needs a name.   Waitomo...
20 Jul 2020, 4:00 PM
Waitomo residents can learn how to make their own household and beauty products at a...
20 Jul 2020, 12:00 PM
Nominations are open for Waitomo District Citizens Awards.   Run by Waitomo District...
7 Jul 2020, 1:00 PM
An assessment of a future opportunity for livestreaming meetings is on the table for...
26 Jun 2020, 1:00 PM
Households may notice a different truck picking up their kerbside rubbish over the next...
22 Jun 2020, 8:00 AM
The 2020 Waitomo District Youth Council (WDYC) has been formed and will host its first...
16 Jun 2020, 4:00 AM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) is urging ratepayers to check their eligibility for...
11 Jun 2020, 12:00 PM
Media Release Waitomo District Council (WDC) services are now back to pre-COVID-19...
26 May 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) councillors have decreased rates for the coming year for...
13 May 2020, 12:00 PM
Western Waikato Emergency Operating Centre (WWEOC) is joining forces with two other...
11 May 2020, 1:58 PM
The date for Alert Level 2 has been announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as Thursday...
5 May 2020, 2:05 PM
Local residents are being urged to step up and support local businesses which are now able...
4 May 2020, 3:21 PM
Western Waikato Emergency Operations Centre's welfare team have provided help for 215...
1 May 2020, 1:12 PM
Waikato residents are being reminded to stay respectful and responsible during the first...
30 Apr 2020, 2:15 PM
A new webpage has been launched by Waikato Civil Defence aimed at the generous people in...
30 Apr 2020, 8:40 AM
To protect all whānau and communities in our rohe and to extend the reach of our Community...
29 Apr 2020, 5:00 AM
Local residents who are struggling to feed their companion pets can reach out for help...
26 Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
In addition to help with food, medication and transport, items used to keep warm are also...
25 Apr 2020, 1:09 PM
Hunters across New Zealand will be able to hunt on private land with special restrictions...
24 Apr 2020, 10:54 AM
This year, Anzac Day will be like no other. With services cancelled for the first time...
23 Apr 2020, 2:10 PM
Adrenalin-junkie enthusiasts are being asked to wait before embarking on their favourite...
23 Apr 2020, 12:00 PM
Due to the lockdown, a number of community facilities/businesses may not have been...
22 Apr 2020, 1:30 PM
Western Waikato residents in need of welfare support can rest assured help will still...
20 Apr 2020, 11:15 AM
Increased reports of social gatherings and un-essential travel during Alert Level 4 is...
19 Apr 2020, 1:30 PM
Waikato’s 0800 800 405 welfare helpline has provided assistance to close to 1400 people...
18 Apr 2020, 12:00 PM
Household bubbles will be able to expand when NZ moves to Alert Level 3 but keep it...
17 Apr 2020, 1:11 PM
The announcement of what will happen when New Zealand moves to Alert Level 3 shouldn’t...
16 Apr 2020, 2:27 PM
People experiencing respiratory illnesses including sore throats or runny noses should...
16 Apr 2020, 12:00 PM
Buying groceries, collecting prescriptions and sourcing firewood is all in a day’s work...
15 Apr 2020, 2:05 PM
Western Waikato Emergency Operating Centre staff are encouraging people to hang in there...
14 Apr 2020, 11:36 AM
There is no doubt we live in caring, generous communities. But it appears that some...
13 Apr 2020, 1:05 PM
Diligent citizens are alerting local Council’s in droves for suspected COVID-19...
12 Apr 2020, 2:28 PM
Domestic abuse comes in all shapes and forms and can affect people from all walks of life,...
11 Apr 2020, 1:29 PM
Find you’re okay most days but struggling others? Help is at hand with the launch of...
11 Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
Waipa, Otorohanga and Waitomo residents are being asked to have a staycation, not a...
9 Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
A ‘Mighty Local’ campaign is underway to share Waikato stories, public messages and...
9 Apr 2020, 11:50 AM
Urgent medication needs will be addressed this Easter with a handful of pharmacies open in...
8 Apr 2020, 1:15 PM
An influx of illegal rubbish dumping is causing headaches across the Waikato with local...
7 Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
Residents living in the Western Waikato area are being strongly urged not to travel to...
7 Apr 2020, 12:00 PM
Waitomo District Council (WDC) has been working through a number of considerations around...
5 Apr 2020, 3:00 PM
The Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday issued new advice and guidelines on what people can...
5 Apr 2020, 1:55 PM
Food parcels of all sizes are ready for distribution to individuals and families in...
4 Apr 2020, 2:00 PM
In its first four days Waikato’s 0800 800 405 welfare helpline has taken more than 250...
3 Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
People in need are being linked with volunteer buddies across the Western Waikato...
2 Apr 2020, 3:00 PM
Collecting household waste is an essential service and will continue throughout the...
2 Apr 2020, 1:14 AM
Local demand for food is growing rapidly. Requests for food parcels in Waitomo, Waipā and...
1 Apr 2020, 4:00 PM
Phone a friend who isn’t online is the call from Civil Defence. Western Waikato Emergency...
31 Mar 2020, 2:00 PM
Freephone 0800 800 405 has been established for Waikato people struggling to get food,...
31 Mar 2020, 8:35 AM
Locals wanting to lend a helping hand are asked to register with an official volunteering...
30 Mar 2020, 2:19 AM
Residents living in Waitomo, Ōtorohanga and Waipa districts who are in need of help are...
29 Mar 2020, 12:00 PM
There are currently two operating community-based assessment centres (CBAC) open to...
28 Mar 2020, 12:00 PM
A local Civil Defence Emergency Management Centre (EOC) has been activated to help deal...
27 Mar 2020, 5:31 PM
Feelings of uncertainty and not knowing exactly what to do is completely normal during...
23 Mar 2020, 12:00 PM
For Important information about council Services during the COVID-19 Level 4 lock-down...
18 Feb 2020, 12:49 PM
The 18 February issue of Waitomo Way is out now! Click here to view online. Inside this...
17 Feb 2020, 9:00 AM
Mokau/Awakino Water Supply. This information is updated regularly. Update as at 17...
12 Feb 2020, 11:54 AM
Waitomo District Council's new building consent system, Alpha, is now live.  Alpha, which...
11 Feb 2020, 1:26 PM
Chorus is currently completing works in Te Kuiti  as part of the roll out of the...
10 Feb 2020, 11:30 AM
We are experiencing a prolonged period of dry weather with a lack of rainfall predicted...
5 Feb 2020, 3:50 PM
We have received queries from members of the public regarding a Water tanker observed...
4 Feb 2020, 12:00 PM
The 4 February issue of Waitomo Way is out now! Click here to view online. Inside this...
13 Jan 2020
PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE - Water used for drinking and cooking - Mokau and Awakino...