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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Dog Registration Fees for the 2021/2022

1 Jul 2021, 11:40 AM

Public Notice is hereby given that the Dog Registration Fees for the 2021/2022 financial year have been set by Council resolution in various categories as set out below:
Registration Fee (including GST) where paid by or on 31 July 2021. Fees apply to dogs aged 3 months and over, and are for the year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 registration.

Urban owner (as per definition) $118.00
Urban spayed/neutered dogs $90.00
Selected owner $70.00
Rural owner $50.00
Dangerous dog 150% of applicable fee
50% penalty fee applies from 1 August 2021.

Pound, Seizure and Miscellaneous Fees
Seizure $65.00
Impound – First (registered) $70.00
Impound – First (unregistered) $100.00
Second $138.00
Third or subsequent $200.00
Sustenance (per day) $15.00

NOTE: Any fees incurred in the seizure, custody, sustenance and
transport of a dog are required to be paid before its release from
impoundment.
Rehoming of unwanted / unclaimed dogs (unregistered) will be the applicable registration fee and microchipping fee.

Replacement tags $5.00
Microchipping fee $25.00
Application for permit to keep more than two dogs (urban) $40.00
Surrender fee $40.00

This notice is given under Sections 37 and 68 of the Dog Control Act 1996.

Dated at Te Kuiti this 1st day of July 2021.