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Tourism funding supports new Clyde Court toilet unit

Tourism funding supports new Clyde Court toilet unit

A brand-new modernised toilet facility that will cost Council the same as upgrading the existing toilets will soon be built at Clyde Court.

4 December 2020

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Three Waters boost for Wairoa infrastructure

Three Waters boost for Wairoa infrastructure

A post COVID-19 stimulus on steroids will see more than $11m invested into Wairoa’s Three Waters infrastructure.

3 December 2020

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Trade waste education programme being rolled out

Trade waste education programme being rolled out

Partnering with local businesses to protect Wairoa’s infrastructure and local waterways is the driver behind a trade waste education programme.

3 December 2020

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Tourism funding supports new Clyde Court toilet unit

Tourism funding supports new Clyde Court toilet unit

A brand-new modernised toilet facility that will cost Council the same as upgrading the existing toi...

4 December 2020

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Three Waters boost for Wairoa infrastructure

Three Waters boost for Wairoa infrastructure

A post COVID-19 stimulus on steroids will see more than $11m invested into Wairoa’s Three Waters i...

3 December 2020

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Trade waste education programme being rolled out

Trade waste education programme being rolled out

Partnering with local businesses to protect Wairoa’s infrastructure and local waterways is the dri...

3 December 2020

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Rates review attracts more than 100 submissions

Rates review attracts more than 100 submissions

More than 100 submissions relating to the Wairoa District Council rates review proposal have been lo...

2 December 2020

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Twelve nominations for Youth Council

Twelve nominations for Youth Council

Wairoa’s recently launched Youth Council initiative has drawn 12 nominations.

2 December 2020

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Calling all film buffs

Calling all film buffs

If you love movies and helping the community then becoming a Gaiety Theatre volunteer is the perfect...

1 December 2020

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A cracker of a Christmas market

A cracker of a Christmas market

Wairoa’s Christmas Market day is shaping up to be a cracker with stall spots filling up fast.

30 November 2020

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Mahanga water supply referendum

Mahanga water supply referendum

A referendum on the Mahanga drinking water will be held next year.

20 November 2020

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Wairoa District Council Hui-a-takiwā

Wairoa District Council Hui-a-takiwā

The Wairoa District Council will be holding a series of hui-a-takiwā to explain the selection proce...

17 November 2020

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Native life thriving at Whakamahia

Native life thriving at Whakamahia

Controlling pests at Whakamahia Lagoon is allowing the birds and plants to thrive.

12 November 2020

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Linking rangatahi with sustainable employment

Linking rangatahi with sustainable employment

Two young Wairoa people will be working locally to assist rangatahi into employment.

12 November 2020

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Technology boost for tourism

Technology boost for tourism

Breaking down technical barriers was the driver behind a marketing workshop held for local tourism o...

12 November 2020

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Māori Standing Committee selection process underway

Māori Standing Committee selection process underway

The Māori Standing Committee selection process is underway with whānau encouraged to put their nam...

11 November 2020

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Road closure while Doughboy Bridge strengthened

Road closure while Doughboy Bridge strengthened

Strengthening of the Doughboy Bridge on the Ruakituri Road will see the road closed for around three...

11 November 2020

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Funding boost for library

Funding boost for library

Funding to upskill librarians to provide greater support to library users and bolster reading and di...

9 November 2020

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Christmas party time

Christmas party time

The festive season is fast approaching, and this year Wairoa will celebrate Christmas with a party!

4 November 2020

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Levels of service

Levels of service

Levels of service will be a major discussion point for our Council and community in 2021 says Wairoa...

4 November 2020

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Rates review consultation to start next week

Rates review consultation to start next week

A month of full community consultation on the Wairoa District Council rates review will take place f...

28 October 2020

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Council’s Annual Report adopted

Council’s Annual Report adopted

Despite the challenges of COVID-19 the Wairoa District Council’s Annual Report for the year ended ...

28 October 2020

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Halloween at the Gaiety this Saturday

Halloween at the Gaiety this Saturday

The scarier the better at the Gaiety Theatre which is hosting a Halloween Special on Saturday night.

28 October 2020

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Naming of new bridge at Whakaki

Naming of new bridge at Whakaki

The new and recently opened bridge at Whakaki will now be officially known as The Landing.

27 October 2020

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Rangatahi voice on Council

Rangatahi voice on Council

An independent youth voice to support the decision-making process at Local Government level has been...

22 October 2020

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Thumbs up for parks, reserves and dog control

Thumbs up for parks, reserves and dog control

Local people are more satisfied with Council’s maintenance of parks and reserves and dog control t...

22 October 2020

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Local Alcohol Policy

Local Alcohol Policy

The adoption of a Local Alcohol Policy by the Wairoa District Council will give communities greater ...

22 October 2020

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Driver licence testing

Driver licence testing

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is continuing to push to have driver licence testing reinstated in Wairoa.

21 October 2020

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Energy efficient lighting giveaway

Energy efficient lighting giveaway

A local partnership initiative is shining the light on energy efficiency with a free LED bulb giveaw...

21 October 2020

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Future proofing Wairoa’s water source

Future proofing Wairoa’s water source

Work is underway to protect Wairoa’s sole water source by replacing and realigning the pipework at...

15 October 2020

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Stock owners urged to check fences

Stock owners urged to check fences

A recent accident where a vehicle and cattle beast collided on State Highway 38 is a timely reminder...

15 October 2020

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Kaumātua morning tea

Kaumātua morning tea

The annual community kaumātua morning tea will be held early next month.

15 October 2020

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Mahia road closure in November

Mahia road closure in November

The Mahia East Coast Road will be closed at the Rangitahi dropout near the Waitepatu Culvert over t...

15 October 2020

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Refocus on trades training

Refocus on trades training

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is thrilled to see Wairoa rangatahi grabbing the opportunity to learn a tr...

14 October 2020

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Prepare for your holiday breaks

Prepare for your holiday breaks

As summer rolls into Wairoa dog owners are being reminded to prepare for the warmer weather and holi...

13 October 2020

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Ranfurly rugby main coming to town

Ranfurly rugby main coming to town

Ranfurly rugby mania will hit town on Tuesday when the Magpies bring the Ranfurly Shield to Wairoa.

12 October 2020

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Chief executive resigns

Chief executive resigns

Wairoa District Council chief executive Steven May has resigned from his position.

12 October 2020

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Lighthouse refurbishment starting 12 October

Lighthouse refurbishment starting 12 October

The lighthouse won't be operating at night from 12 October for about 7-10 days due to refurbishment ...

8 October 2020

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Surge of local shopping

Surge of local shopping

A surge in shopping saw nearly $150,000 spent at local businesses in the last week of the Tautoko Wa...

7 October 2020

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Tautoko Wairoa

Tautoko Wairoa

Shopping at the Wairoa Star was a great move by Czhaay Hau who is the most recent winner of the Camp...

21 September 2020

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Rates review

Rates review

As part of our rates review we are inviting people to be part of the process.

21 September 2020

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Investment in Wairoa

Investment in Wairoa

Seeing the results of the coalition government’s investment in Wairoa was part of a whirlwind trip...

16 September 2020

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Shop local winners

Shop local winners

The Campaign Rua Buy Local Campaign saw local shopper Kent Birrell win $100.

14 September 2020

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Toilet at Pilot’s Hill given the go-ahead

Toilet at Pilot’s Hill given the go-ahead

The Wairoa District Council has endorsed the Te Rohe o Te Wairoa Reserves Board – Matangirau decis...

9 September 2020

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Best foot forward

Best foot forward

The Wairoa District Council is putting its best foot forward with a programme for new footpaths and ...

9 September 2020

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Mahia roading upgrade on track

Mahia roading upgrade on track

Nearly three quarters of the repair and sealing of the Mahia East Coast Road has been completed.

8 September 2020

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Shop local winners

Shop local winners

More than $100,000 was spent in the first week of the Campaign Rua Buy Local Campaign

8 September 2020

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Hawke’s Bay councils receive independent Three Waters Review report

Hawke’s Bay councils receive independent Three Waters Review report

Region well-positioned for discussions with Government on national reform of drinking waste and stor...

7 September 2020

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