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NZIDA awards update

The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards final four regional winners and placegetters have been announced via Facebook Live video and were warmly received by entrants, winners, sponsors and supporters.

IoT Waikato brings events back online during lockdown

In a world where cancelled events are becoming the norm thanks to COVID-19, the IoT Waikato tech meet-up is going to fly this week regardless of any lockdown.

UNICEF NZ And The Salvation Army partner to reach hundreds of families

For the first time ever, UNICEF New Zealand is fundraising to support Kiwi children and families impacted by Covid-19 (coronavirus).

Bin it, don’t flush it key message to keep staff safe - Hamilton City Council

A build up of non-biodegradable items on one of the protective screens at the Pukete Wastewater Treatment Plant.

All Hamiltonians have a part to play in helping to keep themselves and others safe during the Alert Level 4 period.

Help a phone call away in Tararua District (Regional Welfare Helpline)

Help is at hand for Tararua District residents that might be having difficulty accessing essential supplies during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown. A regional helpline has been established at 0800 725 678, with calls first being answered in the Palmerston North City Council call centre.

Regional Council works with local councils for strong economic recovery - BOPRC

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working with Rotorua Lakes Council and other local authorities to take a regional approach to COVID-19 recovery.

IR Easter shutdown for system changes, COVID-19 support will continue

Please read this media release from Inland Revenue https://www.media.ird.govt.nz/articles/ir-easter-shutdown-for-system-changes-covid-19-support-will-continue/

Horizons Regional Council begins recovery phase as part of COVID-19 response

Horizons Regional Council has begun recovery planning for both the ManawatÅ«-Whanganui Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MWCDEM) Group and Council’s functions.

Horizons chief executive Michael McCartney says recovery for the region will be a long-term project.

Free financial advice for retirees via Webinar from Martin Hawes

With interest rates at an all time low and investment markets on a rollercoaster ride, retirees are caught betwixt and between, according to financial adviser Martin Hawes.

Gearing up for safety improvements to start on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku - NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is preparing to start safety improvements work on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku when the COVID-19 lockdown ends.