As I write this, New Zealand is 36 hours to total lockdown. Who would have imagined we would be in this position when we joined our friends and family for the holiday season less than three months ago? My nearly 95-year-old mother-in-law can’t comprehend what is happening – as she said, “there has been nothing… Read More NEWS FROM YOUR WAIKATO DISTRICT COUNCILLOR – 24 MARCH 2020
https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/update-from-prime-minister-jacinda-ardern-230320/ According to the Prime Minister these 48 hours could be used to get the contact details of your neighbours, if you have not done so already, so you can keep in touch and offer any help they may need over the next weeks. I understand the click and collect services at the supermarkets have… Read More NZ has a plan – 23 March begin Level 3 – restricted activity for 48 hours and then at Level 4 – self isolation for everyone for at least 4 weeks
You are invited to add your voice to important conversations on our region’s priorities for current and future generations. A series of community engagement workshops are being held by Momentum Waikato during March and April, aimed at gathering and recognising the value and importance of local knowledge. The Waikato Vital Signs 2020 local sessions are… Read More Regional Consultation Meetings – RSVP one week ahead.
All Welcome. Tea and coffee provided. The next Matangi Community Meeting is a General Meeting including the election of officers and will be held in the Recreation Centre at Matangi School at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday February 11. https://matangilink.nz/2020/01/14/keen-to-join-the-matangi-community-committee/
https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/your-council/public-consultations/current-consultations/waikato-2070 “Titled Waikato 2070, the purpose of the strategy is to guide the growth in the district over the next 50 years. Consultation is open for eight weeks, closing on 24 January 2020.”
https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/news/media-releases/article/2020/01/14/sprinkler-restrictions-increased-as-hamilton-moves-to-water-alert-level-2 Water Alert Level 2 If you are connected to the Hamilton water supply you can use sprinkler systems on alternate days between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Hand held hosing can be used anytime.
Great learning opportunity with other enthusiastic locals! While all meetings of the Matangi Community Committee are open and everyone is welcome to attend and have their say there is a committee that keeps the wheels of regular contact with Council turning. The election of committee members… Read More Keen to join the Matangi Community Committee?
https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/services-facilities/environment-health/rural-fires It’s been pretty dry so it’s no surprise that Fire and Emergency New Zealand has declared a restricted fire season for all of the Waikato District effective from Monday 13 January. This means you will need a permit to light a fire in the open. To check what’s classed as an open fire and… Read More Fire Restrictions begin
Waikato District Council has released a draft Growth & Economic Development Strategy with a drop in session for residents in our area to discuss it with staff scheduled for 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., December 4, at the Matangi Hall on Tauwhare Road. Titled Waikato 2070, the purpose of the strategy is to guide the growth… Read More District Council Drop In Session, Matangi Hall, December 4