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Good Gypsy Day planning key to preventing pest plant spread

Media Release: Waikato Regional Council, 24 May 2016 Farmers are being urged to protect farms from unwanted pest plants, like… Read More

Celebrate Matariki (Maaori New Year) through the written word and the arts

Media Release: Waikato District Council In celebration of Matariki (Maaori New Year), Waikato District Libraries are encouraging people to write a short story… Read More

Raglan cafes invited to put Matariki on the menu

Media Release: Waikato District Council, 19 May 2016 Raglan and other cafes, restaurants and eateries in the Waikato District are… Read More

May 25: Ramblers to visit Te Papatapu Rd – Waitomotomo

Raglan Ramblers have been enjoying many new walks over recent weeks and on the 25th May they have another new… Read More

Raglan artists invited to enter Matariki suitcase exhibition

Media Release: Waikato District Council, 17 May 2016 Local artists’ Matariki exhibition opportunity an open and shut case Waikato District Council is… Read More

Interesting Guest Speakers at the Raglan Horticulture Society

Raglan’s oldest society began 114 years ago – and it’s still going strong today. The Raglan Horticulture Society meets on… Read More

Missing Raglan woman found

Waikato Police have located missing Raglan woman, Raewyn Smith. Waikato Police Search and Rescue and Hamilton Land Search & Rescue… Read More

Coastal Waikato to be checked for kauri dieback

Media Release: Waikato Regional Council, 16 May 2016  The fight against the spread of kauri dieback is taking to the… Read More


Chamber of Commerce BUSINESS AWARDS ENTRANT INFORMATION WORKSHOP  with University of Waikato Management School Judges 17 May 2016 at Sunset Motel – 5:30pm If you're… Read More

Another candidate announces bid for Waikato Mayoralty

High profile, three term Councillor and Chair of Waikato District Council’s Infrastructure Committee, Wally Hayes is going for the top… Read More

May 18: Ramblers to check out progress at Hope Reserve

On the 18th May, Raglan Ramblers will be visiting the Edmund Hillary – Hope Reserve to check out progress with… Read More

Waikato District Council gives nod to pay increases for Mayor, Councillors and Raglan Community Board

Media Release: Waikato District Council Council confirms elected members’ remuneration  At its meeting on 9th May Waikato District Council (WDC) made recommendations to… Read More