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Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grants now open

Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grants now open

Wairoa River focused projects will again be recognised through the Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grants.

17 April 2019

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Good take up on free dog microchipping

Good take up on free dog microchipping

A free dog microchipping programme is proving Wairoa District Council is barking up the right tree.

16 April 2019

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Recognition for published work Kimberley Tuapawa

Recognition for published work Kimberley Tuapawa

Distinguished academic Kimberley Tuapawa has again reached international recognition with her work being published in a recently released international book.

16 April 2019

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Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grants now open

Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grants now open

Wairoa River focused projects will again be recognised through the Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable...

17 April 2019

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Good take up on free dog microchipping

Good take up on free dog microchipping

A free dog microchipping programme is proving Wairoa District Council is barking up the right tree.

16 April 2019

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Recognition for published work Kimberley Tuapawa

Recognition for published work Kimberley Tuapawa

Distinguished academic Kimberley Tuapawa has again reached international recognition with her work b...

16 April 2019

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New work experience opportunities

New work experience opportunities

The Wairoa District Council is stepping up to provide local youth with work experience opportunities...

16 April 2019

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Council encourages community recognition

Council encourages community recognition

The Wairoa District Council is celebrating success by encouraging the community to nominate people f...

15 April 2019

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Strong local skillset

Strong local skillset

Local people are demonstrating their skillset with around 90 percent of Wairoa District Council staf...

15 April 2019

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Putere Road reopening this afternoon

Putere Road reopening this afternoon

Putere Road will reopen this afternoon at 3pm after Fulton Hogan crews have been working to repair t...

12 April 2019

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Wairoa’s newest Kiwis

Wairoa’s newest Kiwis

Wairoa welcomed its newest Kiwis at an official citizenship ceremony last week.

8 April 2019

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Putere Road closed

Putere Road closed

A section of Putere Road has been closed to allow remedial work to be carried out.

4 April 2019

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Great movies at the Gaiety

Great movies at the Gaiety

Top movies and entertainment are planned at the Gaiety over the next few weeks.

1 April 2019

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We are one- we are together

We are one- we are together

The Wairoa community came together last Friday morning for the National Remembrance Service which wa...

1 April 2019

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Top effort by Adventure Wairoa

Top effort by Adventure Wairoa

Despite a great presentation Adventure Wairoa did not pick up any awards at the Trustpower Community...

1 April 2019

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Putere pupils benefit from road sealing

Putere pupils benefit from road sealing

Tar-sealing the gravel road outside Putere School has helped alleviate a significant dust problem.

27 March 2019

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National Remembrance Service marks Christchurch attack

National Remembrance Service marks Christchurch attack

Mayor Craig Little welcomes people to join them this Friday at the Gaiety Theatre to watch the simul...

27 March 2019

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Funding application timeframe extended

Funding application timeframe extended

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is thrilled with some of the potential that could be realised in the distr...

25 March 2019

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Average property prices on the increase

Average property prices on the increase

It is really encouraging to see Wairoa’s property prices increasing says Wairoa Mayor Craig Little...

25 March 2019

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New waste management services from April 1

New waste management services from April 1

Wairoa’s new waste management services will be launched next Monday. From April 1 the landfill and...

25 March 2019

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Mayor's thoughts are with the Muslim community

Mayor's thoughts are with the Muslim community

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little says his heart goes out to the Muslim community of Christchurch and New Ze...

18 March 2019

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Transport Asset Manager shortlisted for national award

Transport Asset Manager shortlisted for national award

Wairoa District Council Transport Asset Manager Libby Young has been shortlisted for a top national ...

18 March 2019

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Council staff on national leadership programme

Council staff on national leadership programme

Four Wairoa District Council staff have been selected by the senior leadership team to represent Wai...

13 March 2019

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Illegal stormwater connections targeted

Illegal stormwater connections targeted

Months of inspections and data collection is being actioned with illegal stormwater connection repai...

12 March 2019

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New waste management services

New waste management services

Wairoa’s new waste management services will be launched on April 1 and delivered by national contr...

11 March 2019

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Tamariki celebrated

Tamariki celebrated

Celebrating our tamariki is the local focus for this year’s Children’s Week.

6 March 2019

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Council has zero tolerance of uncontrolled dogs

Council has zero tolerance of uncontrolled dogs

A horrific dog attack on an eight-year-old boy is a harsh reminder of what uncontrolled dogs are cap...

6 March 2019

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Regional Park initiative supported

Regional Park initiative supported

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little has welcomed the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s positive response to p...

6 March 2019

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Community needs to protect its assets

Community needs to protect its assets

Vandalism of Council assets will not be tolerated by the Wairoa District Council.

6 March 2019

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Library services team leader appointed

Library services team leader appointed

A love of reading and helping people is a perfect combination for new library services team leader K...

1 March 2019

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Whakarauora- The regeneration of Long Water

Whakarauora- The regeneration of Long Water

A spotlight on Wairoa report has revealed the highs and lows of the district.

28 February 2019

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Stormwater infiltration targeted

Stormwater infiltration targeted

Council is taking a pro-active approach to stormwater infiltration which could save thousands of rat...

13 February 2019

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Kitchener Street drain covering to begin in April

Kitchener Street drain covering to begin in April

Piping the Open drain on Kitchener Street is part of a Wairoa District Council plan to future-proof ...

11 February 2019

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National contractors for local solid waste and recycling services

National contractors for local solid waste and recycling services

The Wairoa District Council approved a new contract for its solid waste and recycling services at it...

11 February 2019

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Landfill submissions to be considered

Landfill submissions to be considered

Councillors will consider submissions to the landfill operating hours at its first meeting of the ye...

4 February 2019

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Waitangi day festival a day of family fun

Wairoa whanau will celebrate Waitangi Day on Wednesday February 6, with a festival full of family f...

4 February 2019

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Common sense and decency needed

Common sense and decency needed

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is supporting the Ngai Tuhoe plea for visitors to stop trashing their beau...

4 February 2019

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Council on high alert following another dog attack

Council on high alert following another dog attack

The North Clyde side of town continues to be plagued by dog attacks with more sheep being mauled yes...

30 January 2019

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Council welcomes Rocket Lab job opportunities

Council welcomes Rocket Lab job opportunities

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is thrilled with Rocket Lab’s announcement of growing their Mahia based ...

30 January 2019

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Join in Wairoa’s Waitangi Day celebrations

Te Wairoa’s Wairoa Waitangi Day festival is all about whanau.

30 January 2019

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Thanks for great community response

Thanks for great community response

Local residents are sleeping more soundly knowing Wairoa district Council animal control staff are o...

28 January 2019

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Council property data base developed

Council property data base developed

A database of Council owned property has been developed as part of a strategy and long-term asset ma...

28 January 2019

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Community feedback encouraged

Community feedback encouraged

Community input on the preferred operating days and hours of the Wairoa landfill close on Wednesday ...

28 January 2019

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