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.
Here is a great opportunity to catch up with what the sports club is planning to do and join them in welcoming our new Council representatives and thanking Rob McGuire. Please see the attached invitation and rsvp to Lance if you are going to attend. Lance.Rapana@tehauora.co.nz or contact him if you have any queries.
The original Matangi Hall opened in 1904 and was run by a community committee until it burnt down in 1959. The community built a new one in its place and passed ownership to the Waikato Council in 1962. From that time the Hall has been funded by local ratepayer contributions and hire fees and administered… Read More Matangi Hall Committee AGM, Matangi Hall, 478 Tauwhare Road, Wednesday 16 November 7.30 p.m. – we need some new members.
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
PUBLIC NOTICENotice to landowners within Matangi Drainage Board (MDB) boundaries.If you have a MDB drain on your property then you are affected.Matangi Drainage Board hereby notify those concerned that Drain Spraying within the catchment will commence from November 8th 2022, weather permitting. This should be completed by 30th November 2022.The work will be completed by… Read More Matangi Drainage Board Notice
Jennie Hayman – Waikato RegionMorena Matangi Link readers. In standing again for Waikato Regional Council (after 3-years away on new plans- prevented because of the virus!), I see a great need for much more working together – particularly amongst elected members – but also between regional and district councils – and with people across the… Read More Soapbox 7: Jennie Hayman, Waikato Regional Council Candidate
In the interests of offering extra information to residents we have also offered candidates for the Waikato Regional Council the chance to participate in our Soapbox posts – in the order they are received Matangilink will publish articles submitted to us from candidates for election to Waikato District Council or the Waikato Regional Council. The Waikato Regional… Read More Soapbox 6: Fred Lichtwark, Waikato Regional Council Candidate