Weather Watch - Heavy Rain
MetService has issued a Weather Watch for heavy rain for Waitomo, Taumarunui and the lower west coast areas including Taranaki. There is an expectation that this will turn into a warning.
The weather watch is valid from noon on Saturday 23 September until 9am on Sunday 24 September.

Please take care and drive to the conditions while out and about this weekend.

Proposal for Temporary Closure of Road/ Street To Ordinary Vehicular Traffic - ANZAC Day 2023

28 Feb 2023, 3:04 PM

PURSUANT to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965, notice is hereby given that the Waitomo District Council, for the purpose of the Piopio ANZAC Day Parade and Ceremony 2023 and the Te Kūiti ANZAC Day Parade and Ceremony 2023 proposes to temporarily close the following roads/streets to ordinary vehicular traffic for the periods indicated:


Piopio ANZAC Day Parade

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2023

Period of Closure: 8am to 2.30pm

Streets/Roads: Moa Street/SH3 from Tui and Kaka Streets to Tui and Kuratahi Streets; Ruru Street from Moa/SH3 to Tui Street intersection; Weka Street; Kea Street

Alternative Routes:   Mangaotaki Road, Kaka Street and Tui Street


Te Kūiti ANZAC Day Parade

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2023

Period of Closure: 6am to 10.30am

Streets/Roads: King Street East from Taupiri Street to Jennings Street

Period of Closure: 6am to 7.30am

Streets/Roads: 32 Taupiri Street to 40 Taupiri Street

Alternative Routes: Rora Street, Sheridan Street, Esplanade, South End Loop


Any person objecting to the proposal is called upon to lodge notice of objection and grounds thereof in writing, before 5pm Tuesday 28 March 2023 at the office of Waitomo District Council, Queen Street, Te Kūiti.