2019 News


Easter hours

Due to the long weekend some services have been affected


Fire season status update - 8 April

Fire and Emergency New Zealand have change the fire season status


Candlelight vigil - Mayor's speech

A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday 17 March at the Village Green


Fire season status update - 18 March

Fire and Emergency New Zealand have change the fire season status


Stopbank pathway - starting soon

On Tuesday 5th March, work will begin on the construction of the stopbank pathway


Notification of Road works Te Kanawa Street

Broadspectrum on behalf of NZTA plan to start road repairs next week (weather permitting) on Te Kanawa Street SH31


Prohibited fire season

The Waikato / Thames region of Fire and Emergency NZ have decided to go in to a Prohibited Fire Season because of the high fire risk.


Te Puia road - road closure

Due to the increased risk of fire ODC wish to advise that Te Puia Road (the road to Ocean Beach) in Kawhia is closed to all traffic until further notice. 


Fire danger levels

Fire and Emergency New Zealand have reviewed the Fire Danger Levels for the Waikato


Restricted fire season

Fire and Emergency New Zealand declares a restricted fire season effective from 4 February 2019


Issues regarding Kawhia Medical Centre

Investigation is currently being conducted of the potential to create some additional working space for doctors at the Kawhia Medical Centre


Proposed Revision of Road Improvement Program

Council is proposing to revise the form of its road improvement program


Reseals and second coat seals

Work programme for 21 January 2019


Kerbside collections

There will be a change in kerbside collection dates due to the upcoming public holidays


Waste free demonstration

Do you want to be more friendly to the environment, reduce waste and be kinder to your own immunity?


Rates due

The second instalment of the 2018/19 rates is due on 25 January 2019