The Wairoa District Council exists so that residents and visitors alike can enjoy the community in which they live and visit, supported by local decision-making to promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of the Wairoa District in the present and for the future.
Wairoa is a beautiful town, positioned alongside the famous Wairoa River. The small town of Wairoa boasts a lifestyle absorbed in activity and a society rich in culture and heritage. Wairoa attracts visitors from far and wide.
Come and experience the culture, the atmosphere, and the renowned splendour of this region. Wairoa District Council is proud to represent this district and provide local services within it.
Following the resignation of a Wairoa District Council councillor, an extraordinary vacancy has occurred and a by-election is now being held to fill the vacancy.
Click here to view the WDC By-election 2015 Daily Voting Returns
Wairoa District Council have made their call.
Wairoa District Council and the Maori Committee have made submissions to the Local Government Commission on the draft proposal to create one Hawke's Bay Council. Following hearing, the LGC will produce a final proposal. This is likely to result in a petition calling for a referendum, in which registered voters will have a chance to say 'YES' or 'NO' to amalgamation.
Wairoa's creative community is richer following the latest round of grants from the national arts development agency Creative New Zealand.
To see if we have any current vacancies check out our Job Vacancies page
There are no civil defence emergencies at the moment, however you should still be prepared. Click here to learn more
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No open air fires without a written fire permit from Wairoa District Council
Have you got a pothole you would like fixed? What about a streetlight that doesn't work?
Planning to travel on a state highway? Find out the latest conditions of North Island state highways. Check below for updates of delays, detours and closures, and check for any general travel warnings that may apply.
You can also get the latest state highway information or report an issue on a state highway by phoning the 24/7 infoline 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49).
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