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Focus of contestable grant to remain on Wairoa River restoration

Focus of contestable grant to remain on Wairoa River restoration

A commitment to restoring and regenerating the mauri of the Wairoa River remains the focus of this year’s Eastland Group Wairoa Contestable Community Grant fund.

29 June 2020

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Shop and win in Wairoa

Shop and win in Wairoa

Buying local turned out to be a bonus for Wairoa Shop and Win winner Michael Angland.

26 June 2020

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Town centre urban design plan underway

Town centre urban design plan underway

Wairoa’s rich and unique heritage will be recognised in the Te Wairoa E Whanake - Rise up and Grow urban design plan.

24 June 2020

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Focus of contestable grant to remain on Wairoa River restoration

Focus of contestable grant to remain on Wairoa River restoration

A commitment to restoring and regenerating the mauri of the Wairoa River remains the focus of this y...

29 June 2020

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Shop and win in Wairoa

Shop and win in Wairoa

Buying local turned out to be a bonus for Wairoa Shop and Win winner Michael Angland.

26 June 2020

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Town centre urban design plan underway

Town centre urban design plan underway

Wairoa’s rich and unique heritage will be recognised in the Te Wairoa E Whanake - Rise up and Grow...

24 June 2020

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Shop and win in Wairoa

Shop and win in Wairoa

Post-pandemic local retail therapy just got even better.

10 June 2020

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Draft Annual Plan to be considered by Council

Draft Annual Plan to be considered by Council

The 2020/21 Draft Annual Plan and average rates increase will be considered at next Tuesday’s full...

9 June 2020

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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 town in tip top shape.

9 June 2020

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Check new regulations before you build

Check new regulations before you build

New exemptions to the Building Act will allow more work to be undertaken without a building consent.

8 June 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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