Matariki Public Holiday - Friday 28 June 2024
Our Customer Service Centre, admin office, library and other services are closed for the Matariki Public Holiday 28 June 2024. View more info
Planned water shutdown: William Street, Te Kūiti – Wednesday 26 June 2024

Waitomo District Council will shutdown the water supply to the northern part of William Street and a few houses on Anzac Street and Julian Street in Te Kūiti. The shutdown will be from 8.30am to 4pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024 to enable Council contractor McIndoe Group to replace an old water pipe.

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Creative Communities funding round opens 1 October

30 Sep 2022, 8:00 AM

The Waitomo District Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) has funding available for projects that encourage and support arts activities and participation.
Some examples of projects that are eligible to be funded by the CCS are:
• Performances by community choirs, hip-hop groups, theatre companies or poets
• Workshops on printmaking, writing, dancing or other creative forms
• Exhibitions by local craft groups promoting weaving, pottery and carving
• Festivals featuring local artists
• Creation of a community film or a public artwork by a community
• Development of new tukutuku, whakairo or kōwhaiwhai for a local marae
Projects must have an arts or creative cultural focus and benefit the Waitomo District Community. Under the scheme “The Arts” is defined as “all forms of creative and interpretive expression.”
The scheme supports a wide range of arts projects under the following art forms: craft/object arts, dance, inter-arts, literature, Maori Arts, multi-artform (including film), music, Pacific Arts, theatre and visual arts.
Funding applications are now made through our online portal. To check your project's eligibility, for further details or to apply please click here
Or contact the Customer Services Team on 0800 932 4357.
Applications close 5pm Tuesday 1 November 2022.