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Mangapoike Road closed at Matoitoi Bridge next week

Mangapoike Road closed at Matoitoi Bridge next week

The deck replacement on the Matoitoi Bridge on Mangapoike Road is finally expected to be completed next week...

5 October 2022

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SH2 down to one lane north of Raupunga

SH2 down to one lane north of Raupunga

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 is down to one lane 5.5km north of Raupunga, between Napier and Gisborne....

4 October 2022

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FAWC event at Kaiuku Marae

FAWC event at Kaiuku Marae

There are just a few tickets left for the upcoming F.A.W.C event being held at Kaiuku Marae, Mahia.....

3 October 2022

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Mangapoike Road closed at Matoitoi Bridge next week

Mangapoike Road closed at Matoitoi Bridge next week

The deck replacement on the Matoitoi Bridge on Mangapoike Road is finally expected to be completed n...

5 October 2022

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SH2 down to one lane north of Raupunga

SH2 down to one lane north of Raupunga

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 is down to one lane 5.5km north of Raupunga,...

4 October 2022

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FAWC event at Kaiuku Marae

FAWC event at Kaiuku Marae

There are just a few tickets left for the upcoming F.A.W.C event being held at Kaiuku Marae, Mahia.....

3 October 2022

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Wairoa voices are making themselves heard

Wairoa voices are making themselves heard

With just days left until voting closes in this year’s Local Body election voting returns are slig...

3 October 2022

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Wairoa Mobile Immunisation Clinics

Wairoa Mobile Immunisation Clinics

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28 September 2022

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Council facilities closed for one-off public holiday

Council facilities closed for one-off public holiday

Many of the Wairoa District Council facilities will be closed on Monday 26 September for the one-off...

22 September 2022

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Get your dog microchipped for free

Get your dog microchipped for free

Local dog owners are being urged to take advantage of the free dog microchip amnesty being rolled ou...

21 September 2022

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Partnership bridge strengthening programme complete

Partnership bridge strengthening programme complete

An intensive three-year bridge strengthening programme is now complete adding a further dimension of...

21 September 2022

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Preparatory wastewater main work to begin

Preparatory wastewater main work to begin

Investigation and survey work will take place in Paul Street, River Parade and around the Destinatio...

20 September 2022

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Owners need to take responsibility to prevent dog attacks

Owners need to take responsibility to prevent dog attacks

Owners need to take responsibility to prevent dog attacks.....

19 September 2022

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Christmas Parade back

Christmas Parade back

Those sleigh bells will be jingling on December 10 when Wairoa holds its much anticipated Christmas ...

13 September 2022

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New Projector needed for Gaiety

New Projector needed for Gaiety

After more than six weeks of searching for a solution to the Gaiety Theatre projector woes, repairin...

13 September 2022

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Better-off funding outcome awaited

Better-off funding outcome awaited

Wairoa’s ‘Better-Off funding projects represents a significant investment in the future of the d...

12 September 2022

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Emergency works funding approved with bespoke application outcome pending

Emergency works funding approved with bespoke application outcome pending

Work on Wairoa’s weather damaged roading network can now move up a notch following confirmation of...

12 September 2022

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Local Body election just under a month away

Local Body election just under a month away

The local body election is at an exciting stage with just over a month until the election closes....

8 September 2022

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Plans in place for Te Reinga Bridge

Plans in place for Te Reinga Bridge

Te Reinga Bridge future plans are progressing with a strategy in place to restore full access and co...

7 September 2022

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Community partnering with Council on pothole problem

Community partnering with Council on pothole problem

A long and wet winter has created more roading potholes than usual and people are doing a great job ...

2 September 2022

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Dog microchip amnesty in September

Dog microchip amnesty in September

Protecting your pooch just got easier with a dog microchip amnesty planned for over the month of Sep...

1 September 2022

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Roading requirements being met

Roading requirements being met

Wairoa District Council is meeting requirements around its roading Activity Management Plan (AMP)......

31 August 2022

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Wairoa and Gisborne’s road to recovery

Wairoa and Gisborne’s road to recovery

The impact on rural residents after back-to-back severe weather events earlier this year, has been d...

26 August 2022

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It’s dog registration time

It’s dog registration time

To take advantage of discounted dog registration pricing you need to register you dog by the end of ...

22 August 2022

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Gaiety movie closure continues

Gaiety movie closure continues

Unfortunately, a technical glitch at the Gaiety Theatre is proving to be more difficult to fix than ...

17 August 2022

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High turnout of candidates for Local Body election

High turnout of candidates for Local Body election

Wairoa’s local body election has attracted 15 people contesting the seven Wairoa District Council ...

12 August 2022

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‘Better off’ funding projects to be submitted

‘Better off’ funding projects to be submitted

The Wairoa District Council’s list of priority projects came a step closer on Tuesday when elected...

10 August 2022

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Council keen to hit the ground running on roading repairs

Council keen to hit the ground running on roading repairs

Key sites across Wairoa’s roading network have been prioritised and designs are being progressed t...

10 August 2022

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Check you are enrolled to vote in the upcoming election

Check you are enrolled to vote in the upcoming election

To be able to vote in the upcoming Wairoa District Council election you need to be registered on the...

9 August 2022

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Rail Safety week

Rail Safety week

Our friends at KiwiRail are getting on board with a new superstition. Blow to the left and right fo...

8 August 2022

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Better off funding package to be discussed

Better off funding package to be discussed

Wairoa’s Elected members will decide how they will move forward with the Central Government’s Th...

8 August 2022

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Dog numbers on the rise

Dog numbers on the rise

Wairoa’s already high dog population is growing with most locals demonstrating they are responsibl...

5 August 2022

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Glitch at the Gaiety

Glitch at the Gaiety

Technical issues have caused a brief closure of Wairoa’s Gaiety Theatre....

5 August 2022

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Sisters embrace mentorship programme

Sisters embrace mentorship programme

Wairoa has doubled up with two sisters taking part in the nationwide Tuia mentorship programme....

1 August 2022

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Wairoa roading network sodden

Wairoa roading network sodden

Continued wet weather is creating issues with Wairoa’s already sodden roading network....

29 July 2022

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Check you are enrolled to vote in the upcoming election

Check you are enrolled to vote in the upcoming election

To be able to vote in the upcoming Wairoa District Council election you need to be registered on the...

29 July 2022

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Councils give Parliament thumbs down on Government’s Three Waters Reforms

Councils give Parliament thumbs down on Government’s Three Waters Reforms

Hawke’s Bay’s Councils have been unequivocal in rejecting Government’s three waters reforms in...

25 July 2022

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Time is Running Out to Have Your Say Hawke’s Bay

Time is Running Out to Have Your Say Hawke’s Bay

If you want to have your say on who owns and manages your three waters services, time is running out...

19 July 2022

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Local Body nominations are open

Local Body nominations are open

This year’s local body election are less than four months away...

12 July 2022

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Owners urged to keep dogs under control

Owners urged to keep dogs under control

Dog owners are being urged to keep their dogs under control....

11 July 2022

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Spike in COVID-19 cases

Spike in COVID-19 cases

A local and regional spike in positive COVID-19 cases is a reminder for people to stay vigilant....

11 July 2022

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