Waikato News & Alerts


Tu Manawa – snap funding round!

We’re opening up a snap Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa Fast Fund round for just over two weeks – you’ll want to apply now for a maximum of $30k as applications close 2 June at 5pm!

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ANZAC Day services 2021 – Waikato

ANZAC Day honours our returned servicemen and women, and others who have died in conflicts and peace-keeping efforts around the world. Below is information about the services being held in the Waikato District on Sunday 25 April 2021.

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9 days to have your say!

It’s an exciting time for Hamilton Kirikiriroa. You’ve told us what you want for our great river city and now it’s time to make it happen.

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Pumicelands is changing from a restricted to an open fire season from 8am on Wednesday 17 March.

Pumicelands is changing from a restricted to an open fire season from 8am on Wednesday 17 March. The area moving into open fire season includes Taupo, Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatane, Kawerau and Opotiki.
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Waikato’s Pahautea Hut now bookable online

The 20-bunk Pahautea Hut is one of the most popular in the DOC’s Waikato district, and has been added to DOC’s online booking system – so visitors now need to reserve their spots.

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DOC calls for Māui dolphin sightings as seaborne survey continues

Boaties enjoying the ocean off the Waikato’s west coast are being urged to report sightings of the Māui dolphin, as a survey to determine the population of the rare mammals continues.

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Water Skills for Life is the essential beginning for lifelong water safety

Water Skills For Life was developed for children in Years 1 – 8 to learn water safety. It establishes broad fundamental competencies for life-long water safety.

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COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Waikato

The first COVID-19 vaccinations were given in Waikato yesterday, starting with the vaccinators themselves.

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Get on your bike for Love Your Bike Day

Hamilton City Council’s annual Love Your Bike Day returns to Claudelands Park for its eighth year on Sunday 28 February – 10am till noon.

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Health warning lifted for Lake Kainui and remains in place for Lakes Whangape and Waikare.

The health warning issued earlier this month for Lake Kainui has now been lifted, after two consecutive tests showed cyanobacterial levels to be once again below the warning level.

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