Media releases

‘No promises’ from Waipa

13 April 2017

Waipa Mayor Jim Mylchreest says his council would be willing to discuss a shared waters management company with Hamilton City and Waikato District. But Waipa would “make no promises” and ultimately would do what was in the best interests of its own ratepayers, he said.

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Growth drives major water work

06 April 2017

Work will begin next week on installing major new water infrastructure to help secure Cambridge’s water supply for decades to come.

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Waikato Water Study

Published: Dec, 2016

This report recommends that Waipa District Council ask Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council to also consider a ‘mixed model’ when considering the formation of a CCO. (See the news release as well).


Download: Waikato Water Study (176KB)

Waikato Sub-Regional Waters CCO November 2016

Published: Dec, 2016

This report was commissioned by Waipa District Council for a meeting in December 2016. It examines an alternative approach to an asset-owning CCO.

Download: Waikato Sub-Regional Waters CCO November 2016 (499KB)

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