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We want to tell you more about Waikato Regional Council, and our work, projects and apps that support you and our region.  So, grab your popcorn, turn up the volume, and press play!

The Waikato Regional Council Story

We want the Waikato to be the best it can be. Find out what we're doing to make it happen.


Heading out on the water? Our app is a boatie's best mate!

Introducing Kawe Kōrero

Feel out of your depth with Māori language and protocol? No need to freak out - we can get you started!

Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora

Fresh, clean water in our rivers. Clean enough to swim in and collect food from. That's what Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora is all about.

Land use - A priority for Waikato Regional Council

From the native forests of the Coromandel ranges, to the market gardens in Pukekohe, and farms right across the Waikato region – our land use is as diverse as the communities it supports.

Risk and resilience - A priority for Waikato Regional Council

The risk of flooding from rivers and streams, rising sea levels and an increasing population are all tricky issues. Understanding them and being prepared for change is what risk and resilience is all about.

Regional development - A priority for Waikato Regional Council

From the tip of the Coromandel to the slopes of Ruapehu; we live in the 
beating heart of the North Island – and Waikato means business.


Fresh water - A priority for Waikato Regional Council

Fresh water is one of our region’s most important resources, and better water quality is what we all want.


Coastal and marine - A priority for Waikato Regional Council

The Waikato region is blessed with over a thousand kilometres of coastline and 1 million hectares of marine area for everyone to share – for leisure and sport, recreational or commercial fishing and tourism.

Ngā Whakaarotau mō te rohe o Waikato

He whakarāpopototanga o ngā whakaarotau a te Kaunihera ā Rohe o Waikato, e ai ki te tirohanga Māori.