Reminder: Matangi Community Committee Meeting, Monday 24 September 7.30 p.m. Matangi Hall All welcome!
A Canopy and Carpet of Pink in The Waikato In celebration of Spring, the Waikato Cherry Tree Festival will welcome thousands of visitors to experience the beauty of the cherry trees in full bloom, creating a spectacular backdrop. Stilt walkers, human statues, Japanese Wai-Taiko drummers, Kapa Haka, Kung Fu displays and a Chinese dragon are… Read More Waikato Cherry Tree Festival 21 – 23 September 2018 8am – 8pm, 125 Matangi Road
Applications are now open for the final 2018 rounds of funding from the Waikato District Council Heritage Project Fund and from the Council’s Discretionary Grants Fund to support projects and events in the district. Waikato District Council’s Chief Operating Officer Tony Whittaker says, “These funds support a range of heritage and other community projects and… Read More Waikato District Council heritage and discretionary funding available
Community drop-in sessions to provide information and advice on the Waikato District Council’s Proposed District Plan will be held in the Tamahere Community Centre on Monday September 3 and Tuesday September 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. https://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/your-council/plans-policies-and-bylaws/plans/district-plan-review “If you would like advice on how to make a submission, make an appointment with an independent… Read More Proposed Waikato District Plan Community Drop in sessions this week
Media Release received from the WDC… Waikato District Council’s Proposed Waikato District Plan has been notified and the community can now make a submission. The Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) establishes the guidelines for future growth and development, including rules for protecting the district’s environment and heritage. Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson says the… Read More Submissions open for Proposed Waikato District Plan
Message below from Lijlanie if you have some grazing available: We are looking for temporary grazing for our 11 Alpacas in the Matangi/Tamahere area Contact Lijlanie Stander 021 023 18357
Waikato district residents that live close to Hamilton are the most affected by this decision. For this reason, those that are active Hamilton City Library users will receive one 12-month library membership per household.
Access to libraries in Waipa, Matamata-Piako and Hauraki district will remain free.… Read More Agreement with Hamilton City Libraries ending 30 September
Sadly this is currently closed while it undergoes assessment to determine extent of some damage due to apparent tampering. From the Woodcock side you can still use the gully track, There is a Stuff article below and the WDC Facebook page will also contain updates. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/106209089/waikato-swing-bridge-temporarily-shut-due-to-tampering-concerns
Please see Rob’s latest Newsletters to the community here (apologies for late June one we only just received it) WDC news June 2018 General Distribution WDC news July 2018 district distribution Previous Newsletters are here