Report breaches and scams to Police, not Council.Western Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Diligent citizens are alerting local Council’s in droves for suspected COVID-19 breaches.
Staycation, not vacation this Easter.Western Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Waipa, Otorohanga and Waitomo residents are being asked to have a staycation, not a vacation this Easter.
Local pharmacies open for urgent medication over EasterWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Urgent medication needs will be addressed this Easter with a handful of pharmacies open in Waipa, Otorohanga and Waitomo districts.
Stop dumping rubbishWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
An influx of illegal rubbish dumping is causing headaches across the Waikato with local transfer stations closed during the Covid-19 level four lockdown.
Holiday homes and baches a no-goWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Residents living in the Western Waikato area are being strongly urged not to travel to their baches, second homes or holiday homes, even if they’re located within the same district.
Stay home and stay in your bubbleWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
The Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday issued new advice and guidelines on what people can and can’t do during lockdown.
Welfare helpline workingWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
In its first four days Waikato’s 0800 800 405 welfare helpline has taken more than 250 calls from people throughout the region struggling.
Volunteer buddies assist residents in needWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
The Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday issued new advice and guidelines on what people can and can’t do during lockdown
Local food banks demand growingWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Local demand for food is growing rapidly. Requests for food parcels in Waitomo, Waipā and Ōtorohanga are putting pressure on local food banks – but help is at hand.
Share information across your networksWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Phone a friend who isn’t online is the call from Civil Defence.
Helpline now set up to help local residents strugglingWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Waitomo, Waipā and Ōtorohanga residents can now freephone 0800 800 405 if they are struggling to access food, groceries, medication or other household goods and services.
Volunteers asked to register firstWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Locals wanting to lend a helping hand are asked to register with an official volunteering body first.
Seek help through the official channelsWestern Waikato Emergency Operating Centre
Residents living in Waitomo, Otorohanga and Waipa districts who are in need of help are being asked to seek assistance through official channels.