Information about Council services under Level 1.
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The AA is now located at the old Information Centre, Railway Station, Bogle Brothers Esplanade. This is a pop up Aa and Council Service Centre.
Many Services are available online at www.nzta.govt.nz
Please contact the AW Parsons Centre for the latest information about their services on 06 858 8972
There are no restrictions on gatherings.
You are still encouraged to practice physical distancing. Please stay away from our cemeteries if you’re unwell. Please note the CHB/Waipawa Cemetery toilet is cleaned daily.
The choice will still be there to use a remote meeting option if necessary and the meetings will continue to be streamed live via Facebook
Waipukurau Library and Council Service Centre in Kitchener St is closed. A pop up facility is available at the old Information Centre in the Railway station complex on Bogle Brothers Esplanade, Waipukurau. Many services can be accessed online by clicking on the "Do it Online" Tab on the website homepage.
Water leaks can be reported via email, phone or by completing the online fix it form
Check our pages shortly for an updated FAQ section regarding environmental health.
You must be in a self-contained vehicle and follow the guidelines on gatherings and maintain social distancing. Te Paerahi Freedom Camping Grounds will remain closed until works on the new ablution block are complete. Kairakau, Pourerere, and Aramoana/Shoal Beach toilets in freedom camping areas are now open.
The Waipawa Library is open from 10am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Saturdays 10am to 1pm.
The Waipukurau Library in Kitchener St is closed to the public until further notice as a precautionary measure whilst the Council awaits the completion of a detailed seismic assessment report. Council and AA services are available at the AA Pop up on Bogle Brothers Esplanade, Waipukurau.
From Thursday June 11th Library users are asked to return books to the Returns Slot at the Pop-up AA and Council Service Centre from Wednesday, or to the Waipawa Library as the returns slot at the Waipukurau library will be closed.
Online services are available via the library website
Please call the Council offices to book your appointment. Standard fees and charges apply.
We are able to respond to any urgent noise control complaints. Please call 06 857 8060 for further assistance.
Please contact Council to lodge an official information request
Please exercise social distancing practices with those not in your groups. Sports Clubs and other groups must manage their own attendances lists for contact tracing purposes.
Playgrounds are open however the splash pad in Waipukurau has been turned off for the Winter.
All public toilets are open EXCEPT Madge Hunter Park (outside Waipawa Pool) and will remain closed until Spring.
On the 3rd of June, Council adopted a new rates postponement policy with will allow Ratepayers under certain hardship circumstances to apply for a rates postponement (or rates holiday). Here the rates aren’t forgiven, but simply delayed. There will be a financing charge added during the postponement.
Council has previously adopted an Economic Recovery package which you can view here
Included in this package is a $200 per residential ratepayer rates remission (rates reduction) that can be applied for if you have been financially impacted by Covid-19. A draft of this rates remission policy was agreed to by Council on the 3rd June, and will come out for public consultation shortly.
We will also be available for planning queries. Site visits will resume as normal. You will receive a phone call from the processing planner giving you at least 24 hours notice that they are coming to site. Please notify the planner of any hazards that are located on the site, including dogs, livestock, electric fencing. If necessary and practicable, please remove any hazards before the planner arrives on site.
Please refer to the Rubbish & Recycling Level 1 table for a comprehensive list of services.
Full programmed and reactive road works will continue as normal under level 1.
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