News and Key Events

Council brings Freddie back

Waikato regional councillors on Thursday 26th May voted to lift a 15-month suspension imposed on elected member and Raglanite Fred… Read more

Jun 1: Ramblers climbing Karioi from Ruapuke

View from Ruapuke side of Karioi – Image John Lawson On the 1st June, Raglan Ramblers will be climbing Karioi… Read more

Council adopts rate to cover Raglan food waste collection costs

Waikato District Council news The future of the Raglan Food Waste Collection is secure following Waikato District Council’s adoption of… Read more

Covid test pick up site moves to Raglan Food Bank

From today, 23rd May, the Covid RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required) site for Raglan has moved to the Raglan… Read more

200 litre effluent tanks an issue with cows producing 52 litres a day

Waikato Regional Council says that good ‘moving day’ planning key to preventing pest plant spread and managing effluent. Farmers are… Read more

May 25: Raglan Ramblers returning to Ed Hillary Hope Reserve

Old tree and erosion – Image John Lawson On the 25th May, Raglan Ramblers will be returning to Ed Hillary… Read more


For the early May screenings, Movies at the Old School, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan has three movies. First up is… Read more

Raglanite writes book on New Zealand frogs

Raglanite, Rachael Goodard, has written a free book for whānau and tamariki on New Zealand Frogs. The book has been published… Read more

Council finds exceedance above E. coli guideline at estuary near Raglan motorcamp

Proposed changes to the monitoring programmes and a summary of the 2021-2022 summer recreational monitoring in fresh water, estuaries and… Read more

Raglan and Waikato new Covid cases bubbling up to 300 a day

After plateauing at 200 new Covid cases each day, Raglan, Hamilton and Waikato cases are now bubbling up to 300… Read more

May 18: Ramblers Beach Walk

Raglan has six kilometres of sandy beaches – Image John Lawson Raglan has six kilometres of sand, stretching from town… Read more

Quayle replaces Rimmington as head of Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council news ‘Cohesion’ important, says Barry Quayle, new Waikato Regional Council Chair Barry Quayle has been voted in… Read more