ROAD CLOSURES - Mangarino Road and Gadsby Road
  • Mangarino Road is currently closed due to a slip from the recent heavy rain. The location of this is just past the Te KÅ«iti Cemetery and Reynolds Road.
  • We have been informed that a fully loaded milk tanker has slid off the road on Gadsby Road, and the road could be closed for some time to allow the milk tanker to be lifted back onto the road.
We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

Dog Registration Fees 2023/2024

28 Jun 2023, 9:32 AM

Public Notice is hereby given that the Dog Registration Fees for the 2023/2024 financial year have been set by Waitomo District Council resolution in various categories as set out below:
Registration Fee (including GST) is to be paid on or before 31 July 2023. Fees apply to dogs aged 3 months and over, and are for the year 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024 registration.

Urban owner (as per definition) - $125
Urban spayed/neutered dogs - $93
Selected owner - $73
Rural owner - $52
Dangerous dog - 150% of applicable fee
50% penalty fee applies from 1 August 2023.

Pound, Seizure and Miscellaneous Fees

Seizure - $65
Impound - First (registered) - $70
Impound - First (unregistered) - $105
Second - $145
Third and subsequent - $210
Sustenance (per day) - $18

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
Microchipping fee - $25
Application for permit to keep more than two dogs (urban) - $40
Surrender fee - $80

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