A new Sustainability and Wellbeing Committee has just been added to the Waikato District Council committee structure. It will become one of the Council’s main committees alongside the Policy & Regulatory, Strategy & Performance (formerly Strategy & Finance) and Infrastructure committees which all councillors attend. The new committee will handle decisions on Council work that… Read More Tamahere-Woodlands Councillors’ update December 2022: Looking to the future for local government
The Matangi Community Committee was set up to contribute to the Matangi community plan and to be a liaison point between Waikato District Council and the local community. It provides an opportunity to raise local issues with council, coordinate responses to Council proposals and funding opportunities and to hear about Council matters from our local… Read More Matangi Community Committee Quarterly Meeting, 7.30 p.m., Tuesday November 15, Tamahere Council and Community Space. All Welcome.
For some time now Waikato District Council has been relying in good part to receive community feedback on proposed policies and bylaws via its website Shape Waikato. You can sign up to receive notification of items as they are posted. Each issue has a page setting out the proposals and how to provide feedback at… Read More WDC currently seeking feedback on a number of issues.
Thank you to everyone who voted in the Waikato District Council elections. Tamahere-Woodlands Ward led the District with a 32.3% turnout although, sadly, the overall turnout across the District was 27.8%, the lowest of the last three elections. Mike Keir and I, Crystal Beavis, have now been sworn-in as Councillors for the Ward, which stretches… Read More Tamahere-Woodlands Councillors’ update October 2022: Council sworn in.
39 YEARS AS A COUNCILLOR – MY REFLECTIONSThis year I chose to not seek re-election. So much has changed during the past four decades.In 1983 I was elected unopposed as Councillor for the Ruakura Riding, Waikato County Council, following in the footsteps of my father who was the Riding member for 12 years. I was… Read More Last word – Councillor McGuire – the final newsletter
In the interests of offering extra information to residents we will publish Soapbox posts – in the order they are received Matangilink will publish articles submitted to us from candidates for election to Waikato District Council. 2022 Waikato District Council Elections – picking up the baton for Tamahere-WoodlandsBy Crystal Beavis – Council candidate for Tamahere-Woodlands Voting… Read More Soapbox 3: Crystal Beavis Tamahere Woodlands General Ward Candidate
In the interests of offering extra information to residents we will publish Soapbox posts – in the order they are received Matangilink will publish articles submitted to us from candidates for election to Waikato District Council. Meet the Candidate – Chris Woolerton In my travels out and about in the newly established Tamahere Woodlands General Ward,… Read More Soapbox 2: Chris Woolerton Tamahere Woodlands General Ward Candidate
In the interests of offering extra information to residents we will begin Soapbox posts – in the order they are received Matangilink will publish articles submitted to us from candidates for election to Waikato District Council. 2022 elections Council elections -change guaranteed! By Aksel Bech -standing for Mayor. One thing is certain, change is coming! The… Read More Soapbox 1: Aksel Bech Mayoral candidate
Next Meet the Candidates meeting is at Tamahere September 20. If you are enrolled to vote you will receive your voting papers for Local and Regional Government roles sometime within the next week. They will include details of how to vote and profiles of the candidates seeking election. Any questions you have may be addressed… Read More Voting begins now and closes 12 noon October 8!
Further details on each candidate can be found on Council’s website here https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/your-council/local-elections-2022/candidates