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Yes AA Services are available under Level 2 at the Knowledge & Learning Hub - Te Huinga Wai at 3 Bogle Brothers Esplanade in Waipukurau (old Bucks building). When using Council facilities make sure to wear a mask, use the covid19 tracer app and maintain physical distancing.
AA Services operational hours:
At our AA Service, however we encourage you to use the online service at www.nzta.govt.nz
At our AA Service in Waipukurau, however we encourage you to use the online service at www.nzta.govt.nz
Yes you can renew your licence
Our Animal Control Shelter will be open. However any collection of dogs will be made by appointment only and will be completed outside the fund facility e.g. the dog will be returned home tor to an agreed pick up location.
Yes we will maintain our normal operations but please note there may be delays due to the additional Health and Safety requirement we will be putting in place to keep our staff and the community safe.
If you feel safe to do so, you should try to secure the dog onto your property. For example, if the dog is friendly, please try to tether it somewhere so it is easy to collect. Alternatively, if you can shut it into your yard so it cannot escape that is also an option. After that you can call Council on 06 8578 060 and we will locate the owner and have the dog collected at the earliest opportunity.
Yes, we will be responding to stock issues during this period.
, if the injury is serious please call 111. Alternatively, if it is not an emergency but you think that it needs to be seen by a GP, call your GP to discuss options regarding presenting at the clinic for assistance.
Secondly, Animal Control will be available to respond to dog attacks during this period, including ones that are in progress. Continue to call us so that we can respond with the attention that something as serious as this deserves.
For dog owners who were unable to pay their account on time due to the Waipawa office and Service Centres being closed, they are now open again under Level 2 and are able to receive your payment. The grace period for late payments expires on Friday 17 September at 5pm. Please ensure your account is up to date before then to avoid any penalties.
The Waipawa pool is currently closed to the public. For updates please check the facebook page Waipawa and Districts Centennial Memorial Pool or contact the Centralines Sports Complex on 06 858 8972.
For updates on the Centralines Indoor Pool in Waipukurau please check the facebook page Centralines Sports Complex or contact the Centralines Sports Complex on 06 858 8972.
Yes, we are accepting building consent applications and processing as normal. Our preference is for electronic submission (by dropbox for example) however you can still either hand deliver or post / courier to the reception counter.
We are accepting building consent applications provided they are received electronically (Dropbox for example) Please use the following email firstname.lastname@example.org
Building inspections will continue as normal however we will be observing the 2m distancing rule and any other Ministry of Health guidelines and or recommendations. To achieve this we ask that the contractor is our only point of onsite contact.
Yes, we are processing existing and new consents under Level 2. Although a planner will be in the council building, we ask that if possible, you call Council on 06 857 8060 for all planning inquiries or arrange an appointment, rather than coming into the office.
For financial support for your business refer to https://covid19.govt.nz/business-and-money/financial-support/ . You can also join the CHB Business Network or Jobs in Central Hawke's Bay local Facebook page to be kept up to date with support.
Cemeteries are open for visitation. Please maintain social distancing and use QR codes. If attending a burial or unveiling please follow funeral directors instructions.
Funerals and tangihanga at Alert Level 2
At Alert Level 2, there are limits on the number of people who can attend a funeral, tangihanga, kawe/hari mate or unveiling ceremony/hura kōhatu.
Those halls that can operate safely will open. Please contact your local hall to confirm. For the Waipukurau Memorial Hall - please contact your group organiser in the first instance.
More details are available at www.chbdc.govt.nz/our-district/facilities/community-halls/
During Alert Level 2, Council and Committee meetings are closed to public attendance however recordings of the public meetings are accessible via contacting Governance@chbdc.govt.nz or phoning our Customer Services team on 06 857 8060. The meetings will be livestreamed and can be viewed on our Council Facebook page. Agendas and minutes are available via the website or by request as per normal.
Yes. Be aware, that our contractors will make sure you and they are well, that there is social distancing and masks in close encounters. There may be a slower than normal response times as contractor capacity may be limited
The Waipawa Council office is open to the public. Please allow extra time as details will need to be taken for contact tracing. Please wear a mask. Social distancing guidelines and COVID guidelines must be followed at all times.
The Knowledge and Learning Hub - Te Huinga Wai (includes AA services) is open and is located at 3 Bogle Brothers Esplanade in Waipukurau (old Bucks Building). Phone 06 858 9154.
The Waipawa Library is open. For all library services please visit www.chblibrary.nz or 06 857 8123
Council will be providing all services during level 2. For enquiries 06 857 8060 for 24-hour telephone service or email email@example.com.
Many enquiries and applications that can be lodged online. Please check the front page of this website and click on the ‘Do it Online’ tab in the top right-hand corner of the page
No Drinking fountains will be shut off.
Yes, if you see a water leak please email or phone Council or use the 'Snap Send Solve' app to report an issue. For more details click here
Mobile Employment Hubs are Open with social distancing observed. Please follow the Jobs in Central Hawke's Bay Facebook page for the most up to date information about the Employment Hubs. Alternatively please contact the MTFJ Coordinator on 027 206 3020 or firstname.lastname@example.org who will be able to assist you.
Yes, our Environmental Health Technician is available for any assistance that you need, however there may be delays in this process. If you need to meet in person, it will be by appointment only
Yes, our Environmental Health Technician is available for any assistance that you need. If you need to meet in person, it will be by appointment only.
Yes, if you are self-contained and follow the guidelines on gatherings and maintain social distancing. Please take your own cleaning and protective equipment when using public toilets.
Yes, we are open at Alert Level 2 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-1pm. Phone 06 857 8123 / 06 858 9154. When using Council facilities make sure to wear a mask, use the covid19 tracer app and maintain 2m physical distancing.
From Monday 27 September the Knowledge & Learning Hub - Te Huinga Wai on Bogle Brothers Esplanade will open its doors to the public.
Yes, you can join the library at any time online at www.chblibrary.nz or pop into the Library as we are open under Alert Level 2.
Yes you can return books when we are open and then after hours through the returns slot at the Waipawa Library and the Pop-Up Services Centre at the Railway Station in Waipukurau.
Yes, all online services that you can access due to your Library membership will continue as usual. If you do not have a membership yet, you can sign up online to get access to our e-Resources. To do this, head to chblibrary.nz, click on “Join the Library” (scroll down a bit), then choose a “Digital Membership” and fill out your details.
No, not all are available at the present time.
Yes, all online services that you can access due to your Library membership will continue as usual. You will need a pin added to your to your membership. Your holds can be collected from Waipawa Library or the Pop-Up Services office at the Railway Station.
Under Alert Level 2 LIMs will processed as per usual. Please submit a request through the council website page located at https://www.chbdc.govt.nz/services/building-consents-information/lim/
Yes, we are able to respond to any urgent noise control complaints. Please call 06 857 8060 for further assistance
Yes, you can, and we will do our best to provide information within timelines. As you can imagine, there may be some information that we cannot access or cannot access fully in order to properly answer your request. We will keep in contact with you to advise of any issues.
Yes, you can but please following the physical distancing guidelines and use QR codes where available.
Yes. Please use the COVID-19 Tracer App when using our playgrounds or skateparks. Alert level 2 guidelines ask that you take extra care if you interact with people you don’t know. These situations include playgrounds and parks which are now all open
No. The splash pads have been turned off.
Yes, but the public should maintain their 2m social distancing from our contractors.
Those campgrounds that can operate safely will remain open. If you are planning to visit a campground, please contact them to confirm https://www.chbdc.govt.nz/our-district/camping/
Yes. Property file viewings are available by appointment only.
If you're suffering financial hardship due to COVID or any other reason, details on possible rates relief can be found here - Rates Remission Postponement Discounts and Collection Policy
For ratepayers or dog owners who were unable to pay their account on time due to the Waipawa office and Service Centres being closed, they are now open again under Level 2 and are able to receive your payment.
Dog registration fees: the grace period for late payments expires on Friday 17 September at 5pm. Please ensure your account is up to date before then to avoid any penalties.
First Rates Instalment: the rates first instalment was due on 20 August and fell whilst we were in Alert Level 4. We appreciate that some customers were unable to make payment so we have decided to delay the 6% penalty. These penalties will now be applied from 19 September (10 days after we has moved back to Alert level 2), this will enable those affected to safely make payment in person.
Yes, we will continue to pay our creditors and suppliers during this time.
Yes, collections as normal, on your usual days. Please place by the kerbside by 7.30am
Yes your recycling drop off centres will remain open at their usual location and normal service will continue at this level. Users are requested to observe physical distancing of 2m and be patient with other users. Please use the Covid-19 Tracer App available at the Drop Off Centre. You will find information about recycling services here
All transfer stations and recycling drop-off centres are open and available to rural residents. Please refer to rubbish and recycling guide for details.
The Landfill is not open to the public; it is only open to existing customers.
Yes, all stormwater services will continue to be maintained.
Full programmed and reactive road works will continue under Level 2. This includes:
The public can expect to see more crews moving around the network and can be assured that all work is being conducted under Level 2 safe work practices
There is no change to the Wastewater service, this will continue as normal.
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