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Proposed rates increase kept as low as possible

Proposed rates increase kept as low as possible

This year’s Wairoa District Council rates are not expected to rise above an average of 5%.

29 May 2020

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Three Wairoa projects get Government funding

Three Wairoa projects get Government funding

Three vital Wairoa roading and construction projects will go ahead under the Government’s COVID-19 shovel ready recovery programme.

25 May 2020

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Rubbish collection service back to usual from May 25

Rubbish collection service back to usual from May 25

The free rubbish collection service – including the use of any unofficial household rubbish bags – will no longer apply from May 25.

20 May 2020

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Proposed rates increase kept as low as possible

Proposed rates increase kept as low as possible

This year’s Wairoa District Council rates are not expected to rise above an average of 5%.

29 May 2020

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Three Wairoa projects get Government funding

Three Wairoa projects get Government funding

Three vital Wairoa roading and construction projects will go ahead under the Government’s COVID-19...

25 May 2020

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Rubbish collection service back to usual from May 25

Rubbish collection service back to usual from May 25

The free rubbish collection service – including the use of any unofficial household rubbish bags ...

20 May 2020

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More Warmer Kiwi Homes

More Warmer Kiwi Homes

The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund ensures an estimated 9,000 additional New Zealand houses wi...

18 May 2020

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Safety is a priority with Council facilities

Safety is a priority with Council facilities

Council chief executive Steven May said staff and customers are looking forward to the gradual re-op...

15 May 2020

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Incumbent Council CEO reappointed to top spot

Incumbent Council CEO reappointed to top spot

The reappointment was resolved at last Tuesday’s Council meeting with councillors voting unanimous...

12 May 2020

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Fly dumping continues during L4 and L3 lock down

Fly dumping continues during L4 and L3 lock down

There has been an increase in fly dumping along the Wairoa River.

12 May 2020

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Wairoa's Population Increasing

Wairoa's Population Increasing

The latest 2018 population Census data has been released and Wairoa’s population is on the climb w...

6 May 2020

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Gate Installation on Rural Roads

Gate Installation on Rural Roads

There has been an increase in gates and cattle stops being installed on rural roads in the Wairoa Di...

4 May 2020

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Wairoa Library eBook lending a hit

Wairoa Library eBook lending a hit

Wairoa Library staff are working behind the scenes to ensure the library service is all set to go on...

30 April 2020

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Increased payment frequency to local contractors

Increased payment frequency to local contractors

The Wairoa District Council will increase payment frequency to local contractors in a bid to assist ...

28 April 2020

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Wairoa businesses open at Alert Level 3

Wairoa businesses open at Alert Level 3

Council has provided a list of the businesses that have opened at Alert Level 3 so far.

28 April 2020

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Alert Level 4 extended

Alert Level 4 extended

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little supports the Government’s decision to extend the Level 4 lockdown until ...

20 April 2020

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Small businesses

Small businesses

Wairoa’s small businesses and retailers provide a raft of vital services and products and it is pa...

20 April 2020

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Pākihi Ora – Wairoa Business Review

Pākihi Ora – Wairoa Business Review

A business wellness initiative to place Wairoa in the best possible position post-pandemic is being ...

20 April 2020

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Welfare support

Welfare support

Local farmers are being given an opportunity to support the Wairoa community.

20 April 2020

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We want to hear your thoughts

We want to hear your thoughts

Wairoa’s multi-million-dollar main street transformation is getting closer and the time has come t...

17 April 2020

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'We need to support local retailers' - Mayor on post-pandemic challenge

'We need to support local retailers' - Mayor on post-pandemic challenge

Ensuring the success and continuation of our local businesses will be one of the greatest challenges...

16 April 2020

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Wairoa Community Based Assessment Centre working smoothly

Wairoa Community Based Assessment Centre working smoothly

Wairoa is being assisted by redeployed HBDHB staff, particularly from the Ear, Nose and Throat servi...

16 April 2020

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'My heart goes out to you' - Mayor's message to confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wairoa

'My heart goes out to you' - Mayor's message to confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wairoa

Now is this time for compassion and kindness.

6 April 2020

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Staying home is the only way to break the COVID-19 chain - Mayor Craig Little

Staying home is the only way to break the COVID-19 chain - Mayor Craig Little

"I know people are feeling anxious about the spread of COVID-19... I urge you all to stay calm, stay...

4 April 2020

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Wairoa's first COVID-19 case confirmed - Mayor urges calm

Wairoa's first COVID-19 case confirmed - Mayor urges calm

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little urged people to stay calm but reminded the community that this positive ca...

30 March 2020

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Message from Mayor Craig Little

Message from Mayor Craig Little

As we begin on our COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lock down journey it is important to think about other p...

27 March 2020

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A joint message from Hawke's Bay's leaders

A joint message from Hawke's Bay's leaders

You're no doubt aware the New Zealand Government has moved to the next steps in response to the glob...

24 March 2020

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Council to maintain essential services

Council to maintain essential services

As New Zealand gets ready to move into the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 the Wairoa District Council is pre...

24 March 2020

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Local ANZAC services cancelled

Local ANZAC services cancelled

In line with national advice all Wairoa RSA meetings and the local ANZAC Day services have been canc...

23 March 2020

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Look after each other

Look after each other

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little has urged local people to look after each other as more people self-isolat...

23 March 2020

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Follow advice and be prepared

Follow advice and be prepared

The Wairoa District Council is working at a regional and local level to support our community throug...

23 March 2020

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Hawke’s Bay Councils unite as they plan for COVID-19 regionwide response

Hawke’s Bay Councils unite as they plan for COVID-19 regionwide response

Hawke’s Bay’s five Councils are working together to ensure an integrated approach to their respo...

18 March 2020

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Mayor Craig Little on the Coronavirus

Mayor Craig Little on the Coronavirus

Coronavirus is having an unprecedented effect on the world and it is crucial everyone listens to, an...

16 March 2020

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