Organising an event

​If you are planning an event in the Waipa district, our Events Co-ordinator can provide assistance to ensure you can meet our regulatory requirements and guide you through the process.

Event organisers should lodge a completed Event Application Form with us as information gathered on the form will determine if your event or activity needs any approvals or permits.

 Event Application Form

Event promotion ​

Head along to Waipa's only district-wide events calendar,, and promote your event for free! The site offers promotion, venue ideas and tips and tricks for a  successful event.

All you need to do is sign up, list your event details, add a photo and it's good to go! So, What's on Waipa?

For more information on What's On Waipa email

Reserving a park

If you would like to discuss booking one of council’s parks or reserves for your event or activity, please email


Limited funding is available annually from our District Promotion Fund to financially support events.

This fund is suited to larger regional or national events in our district. Applications open in mid-June and close on 31 July, for events up to 30 June the following year.

Check the criteria carefully to see if your event would qualify.

Road closure for an event

If you wish to apply for a road closure for an event, you should complete the event application form.  

You will be required to meet all costs associated with the application and closure (if approved), including advertising costs, traffic management plan preparation and implementation, and associated application fees.

Page reviewed: 15 Feb 2018 2:47pm