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Maori Standing Committee Meeting will be held online

Maori Standing Committee Meeting will be held online

Maori Standing Committee Meeting on October 28 will be held online via ZOOM conference.

27 October 2021

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Making the most of Wairoa’s outdoor environment

Making the most of Wairoa’s outdoor environment

Summertime is heating up and the Wairoa district is preparing for its usual influx of visitors.

21 October 2021

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Negative test for COVID close contact

Negative test for COVID close contact

A local person has tested negative for COVID-19 after being a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case from the Waikato cluster.

21 October 2021

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Maori Standing Committee Meeting will be held online

Maori Standing Committee Meeting will be held online

Maori Standing Committee Meeting on October 28 will be held online via ZOOM conference.

27 October 2021

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Making the most of Wairoa’s outdoor environment

Making the most of Wairoa’s outdoor environment

Summertime is heating up and the Wairoa district is preparing for its usual influx of visitors.

21 October 2021

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Negative test for COVID close contact

Negative test for COVID close contact

A local person has tested negative for COVID-19 after being a close contact of a positive COVID-19 c...

21 October 2021

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Inaugural Tautoko winner drawn

Inaugural Tautoko winner drawn

Wairoa is celebrating its first Tautoko buy local winner. Derek Ormond, who shopped local at Ham...

20 October 2021

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Help keep our district rubbish free

Help keep our district rubbish free

Council will be increasing its rubbish collection in line with the boost of summer visitors but is a...

20 October 2021

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Annual Report adopted

Annual Report adopted

Increased complexity of the Wairoa District Council’s business was not a hurdle to bringing the 20...

20 October 2021

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Local Three Waters feedback appreciated

Local Three Waters feedback appreciated

The Wairoa community did not hold back on expressing their opinions on the Government’s Three Wate...

14 October 2021

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Tautoko Wairoa - buy local and win

Tautoko Wairoa - buy local and win

Around 25 local businesses are giving you a chance to win - just by shopping and buying locally.

14 October 2021

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Prime Minister brings pro-vaccine message to town

Prime Minister brings pro-vaccine message to town

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tik tok’d her way through Wairoa on Friday afternoon as part of a ro...

12 October 2021

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Tautoko Wairoa - buy local and win

Tautoko Wairoa - buy local and win

Buying locally now also gives shoppers a chance to win. Everyone who spends $30 or more at partic...

12 October 2021

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Just a couple of clicks to lodge a request

Just a couple of clicks to lodge a request

The Wairoa District Council invites all local people to help keep our district in tip top shape.

12 October 2021

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Roll up your sleeves and bring a mate!

Roll up your sleeves and bring a mate!

The Prime Minister will be visiting Wairoa as part of a vaccination drive with a particular focus on...

7 October 2021

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Wairoa Mayor speaks out on Government's Three Waters proposal

Wairoa Mayor speaks out on Government's Three Waters proposal

I believe there is a strong mandate from Councils and communities across our country for Government ...

5 October 2021

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Councillor Jeremy Harker stands down as Chairman of Council's Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Councillor Jeremy Harker stands down as Chairman of Council's Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Councillor Jeremy Harker signalled his formal intention to stand down as Chairman of Wairoa District...

29 September 2021

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National appointment for Council manager

National appointment for Council manager

Wairoa District Council’s digital technology focus is being recognised nationally with the appoint...

28 September 2021

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Wairoa District Council - Three Waters Reform Proposal Submission

Wairoa District Council - Three Waters Reform Proposal Submission

Wairoa District Councillors have indicated a strong preference to pursue a Hawke’s Bay Three Water...

28 September 2021

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Online Meetings

Online Meetings

Council is continuing to hold meetings via Zoom video link.

27 September 2021

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Trade Waste amnesty period continues

Trade Waste amnesty period continues

Around half the local businesses identified as needing Trade Waste consents have stepped up during t...

27 September 2021

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Success through tourism fund

Success through tourism fund

Public toilet facilities will be improved and built at Mahanga and Te Reinga following a successful ...

27 September 2021

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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...

21 September 2021

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FAWC event sold out

FAWC event sold out

Tickets to Wairoa’s latest summer food and wine event sold out in just 48 hours. The FAWC (Food a...

21 September 2021

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Rates rebate

Rates rebate

Hundreds of people living in the Wairoa community could qualify for financial assistance to help pay...

20 September 2021

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Floodwater health and safety

Floodwater health and safety

Wairoa District Council has been working closely with the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board in rel...

18 September 2021

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Heavy rainfall event

Heavy rainfall event

Significant rainfall in the Wairoa district has caused surface flooding but no major issues.

17 September 2021

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Doctorate for Council IT team member

Doctorate for Council IT team member

People and problem solving were the drivers behind Wairoa District Council’s Dr Hanif Deylami’s ...

16 September 2021

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Wairoa advocates appointed to regional leadership group

Wairoa advocates appointed to regional leadership group

Two Wairoa advocates have been appointed as Wairoa’s representatives on the newly established Hawk...

14 September 2021

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Cultural Activator for Wairoa District

Cultural Activator for Wairoa District

Alex-Ann Edwards was recently appointed as a Cultural Activator for the Wairoa district.

14 September 2021

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Emergency funding boost for roading network

Emergency funding boost for roading network

Wairoa’s rural roading network has received a multimillion-dollar boost from Waka Kotahi NZ Transp...

13 September 2021

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Councils not convinced Government’s Three Waters reform proposal is right for Hawke’s Bay

Councils not convinced Government’s Three Waters reform proposal is right for Hawke’s Bay

Local Government leaders and iwi representatives are not convinced Government’s proposal for Three...

13 September 2021

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Free eBooks anytime, anywhere

Free eBooks anytime, anywhere

Wairoa Library readers can now access a whole new range of books through an alternative ebook platfo...

9 September 2021

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Alert Level 2 requirements

Alert Level 2 requirements

Wairoa, along with the rest of the country, excluding Auckland, will move into Alert Level 2 from mi...

7 September 2021

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Tautoko Wairoa

Tautoko Wairoa

Wairoa will be back in business tomorrow when the country, excluding Auckland, will move into Alert ...

7 September 2021

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Lockdown Legends

Lockdown Legends

Council is celebrating Wairoa’s lockdown legends acknowledging the positive difference our local p...

2 September 2021

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Online meetings

Online meetings

Council is taking its meetings online. Next Tuesday’s Council meeting will be held online using...

2 September 2021

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Alert Level 3 looming

Alert Level 3 looming

Wairoa, along with all parts of the country south of Auckland, is expected to move to Alert Level 3 ...

30 August 2021

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Lockdown Legends

Lockdown Legends

Council is celebrating those people who have put in the extra mile to “Tautoko Wairoa” during th...

24 August 2021

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Forum cancelled

Forum cancelled

Wairoa District Council forum meeting cancelled

23 August 2021

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Shop and buy locally- tautoko Wairoa

Shop and buy locally- tautoko Wairoa

A list of businesses currently trading is available below.

23 August 2021

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Supporting our community during lockdown

Supporting our community during lockdown

Wairoa people are once again showing their resilience in their response the unfolding COVID-19 commu...

20 August 2021

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COVID situation being monitored locally

COVID situation being monitored locally

Wairoa’s Emergency Operations Centre has been stood up and is monitoring the developing COVID-19 s...

19 August 2021

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Stay home and stay safe

Stay home and stay safe

Wairoa Mayor Craig Little is encouraging people to stay home and stay safe following the discovery o...

19 August 2021

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