New to the District?
Welcome to the South Waikato - Kia ora Talofa Lava Kia Orana
When you move to a new district there are various things you really need to know fairly quickly! Like when is my rubbish day? Where is the nearest library? Who is my local Councillor? Among so many things.
That's what this page is for. A list of topics that you likely need to know, with links for more information.
Governance, communication, engagement and contacts
When are Council meetings held and can I come along and listen?
Who is my local Elected Member?
When and how does Council consult and engage with its community?
Where can I read about news and announcements from Council?
How can I hear about what is going on at Council?
Where are Council's strategies, plans, bylaws and policies listed?
Who do I contact for what at Council?
Offices and facilities
Where are the Council offices?
Where is my local reserve, playground, sportsground?
Where are the pools and when are they open?
What about other services
Do I get waste collection? What day is my waste collected?
I have a dog, what do I need to do?
What is the Warm Homes Clean Air project?