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Kitchener Street drain piping set to continue

Kitchener Street drain piping set to continue

The Kitchener Street piping programme is set to continue following the confirmation of Waka Kotahi (NZTA) budgets for the remainder of the financial year.

5 March 2021

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New Māori Cultural App Te Kupenga launched

New Māori Cultural App Te Kupenga launched

A valuable cultural tool for council staff and elected representatives throughout Hawkes Bay was launched this week.

3 March 2021

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Ruakituri’s Barker Bridge next on the strengthening list

Ruakituri’s Barker Bridge next on the strengthening list

Wairoa’s bridge strengthening programme is continuing with the Barker Bridge on the Ruakturi Road the next bridge to receive attention.

2 March 2021

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Kitchener Street drain piping set to continue

Kitchener Street drain piping set to continue

The Kitchener Street piping programme is set to continue following the confirmation of Waka Kotahi (...

5 March 2021

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New Māori Cultural App Te Kupenga launched

New Māori Cultural App Te Kupenga launched

A valuable cultural tool for council staff and elected representatives throughout Hawkes Bay was lau...

3 March 2021

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Ruakituri’s Barker Bridge next on the strengthening list

Ruakituri’s Barker Bridge next on the strengthening list

Wairoa’s bridge strengthening programme is continuing with the Barker Bridge on the Ruakturi Road ...

2 March 2021

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Collaborative effort for Wairoa housing

Collaborative effort for Wairoa housing

Working collaboratively and understanding Wairoa’s issues at a local level will form the basis of ...

2 March 2021

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Site visit for Youth Council

Site visit for Youth Council

Wairoa’s new Youth Council gained grassroots knowledge of Council activities last week.

1 March 2021

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Mahanga Water Supply Closure Referendum

Mahanga Water Supply Closure Referendum

Declaration of result.

19 February 2021

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Community meetings for finance policies

Community meetings for finance policies

Consultation on the Wairoa District Council’s finance policies is underway.

16 February 2021

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Council connecting with rangatahi

Council connecting with rangatahi

An intergenerational perspective on Council issues will be launched next Monday at the inaugural Wai...

16 February 2021

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Wairoa’s new Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) one of country’s strongest

Wairoa’s new Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) one of country’s strongest

Wairoa’s new Local Alcohol Policy (LAP), introduced in December 2020 to reduce alcohol-related har...

10 February 2021

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Finance policies consultation underway

Finance policies consultation underway

How Council derives the income needed to run and develop the district is the basis of the proposed R...

10 February 2021

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Doughboy Bridge on track for reopening

Doughboy Bridge on track for reopening

The road has been closed for the past three weeks while restrengthening of the Doughboy Bridge has t...

3 February 2021

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Trade Waste amnesty

Trade Waste amnesty

A one-year amnesty period is being rolled out as part of the Wairoa District Council’s trade waste...

29 January 2021

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Trade waste focus

Trade waste focus

Local businesses are welcoming the Wairoa District Council focus on trade waste.

29 January 2021

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HB councils signal renewed approach to economic development and partnerships for the region

HB councils signal renewed approach to economic development and partnerships for the region

Hawke’s Bay councils will start reviewing future economic development models this week.

27 January 2021

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Possum control programme around Wairoa starts this month

Possum control programme around Wairoa starts this month

A possum control operation will begin around the edge of Wairoa this month.

25 January 2021

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Tairāwhiti Business Excellence Awards open

Tairāwhiti Business Excellence Awards open

Wairoa businesses are encouraged to enter this year’s Westpac Tairāwhiti Business Excellence Awar...

21 January 2021

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Wairoa builds better bridges

Wairoa builds better bridges

Jobs are being created and Wairoa’s bridges are being strengthened thanks to $2.2 million dollars ...

15 January 2021

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New rating model adopted

New rating model adopted

A new rating model reflecting Council’s goal of a less complex system that is affordable and appro...

13 January 2021

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Ruakituri Road closed to vehicles for three weeks

Ruakituri Road closed to vehicles for three weeks

The Ruakituri Road will be closed to vehicles for around three weeks while the Doughboy Bridge is st...

11 January 2021

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Planning for the future

Planning for the future

Council has embarked on a journey to find out how and where its money should be spent.

11 January 2021

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More deliberations to take place on proposed rating model

More deliberations to take place on proposed rating model

Further modelling and investigation will take place before Wairoa District Councillors make a final ...

23 December 2020

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Prestigious national award for Council staff member

Prestigious national award for Council staff member

Wairoa District Council Group Manager of Planning & Regulatory Services, Simon Mutonhori, has been r...

21 December 2020

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Road safety billboards

Road safety billboards

Billboard road safety messaging is popping up around the district.

21 December 2020

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Council 10-year plan engagement about to be launched

Council 10-year plan engagement about to be launched

The community is being invited to give its feedback to Council on how and where it should spend its ...

16 December 2020

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Hummer of a summer on the cards

Hummer of a summer on the cards

Wairoa is preparing for a hummer of summer with expectations of lots of holidaymakers.

14 December 2020

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Opoutama wastewater scheme design phase underway

Opoutama wastewater scheme design phase underway

Wairoa District Council is working towards upgrading the Opoutama /Blue Bay wastewater scheme to mee...

14 December 2020

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