Whakatāne District Council

Community Organisation

Whakatāne District Council
14 Commerce Street
Whakatane 3120
188 days ago

🗣 Kōrero mai – let’s talk about the future of the Whakatāne District.

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Consultation on the draft 2020/2021 Annual Plan and budget begins today, Monday, 25 May. The Council is seeking community feedback on the key proposals outlined in the consultation document, which relate to changes in the work programme and budgets set-out for 2020/21 in the Long Term Plan.

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Consultation on the draft 2020/2021 Annual Plan and budget begins today, Monday, 25 May. The Council is seeking community feedback on the key proposals outlined in the consultation document, which relate to changes in the work programme and budgets set-out for 2020/21 in the Long Term Plan.

Alongside our Annual Plan, we have launched a conversation called ‘Reimagine our District’. You can be part of the conversation to help develop a vision and priorities for the future of the District.

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236 days ago

Easter - Kerbside Collection

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

#EASTER #WHAKATANECOVID19 #REFUSE

🗑 Refuse Collection for Easter |~| Te kohikohinga para hei ngā rā Aranga

🤔 There is a slight change to kerbside refuse collections for Easter. |~| Kua paku rerekē ngā kohikohinga para hei ngā rā Aranga

📅 Those who might typically put their bins … View more
#EASTER #WHAKATANECOVID19 #REFUSE

🗑 Refuse Collection for Easter |~| Te kohikohinga para hei ngā rā Aranga

🤔 There is a slight change to kerbside refuse collections for Easter. |~| Kua paku rerekē ngā kohikohinga para hei ngā rā Aranga

📅 Those who might typically put their bins out this Friday, will need to do so this Saturday instead. |~| Mehemea ka waiho tō ipupara i te ara i ngā Rāmere, me panoni kē ki tēnei Rāhoroi

For other info on kerbside collection and recycling, see the link below. |~| Mō ngā pārongo kohikohinga para me te hangarua, hono atu ki

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249 days ago

Solid Waste management - Rubbish and Recycling during COVID-19 Lockdown

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

🗑️ A reminder that normal kerbside refuse and greenwaste services will continue. Council ask that residents:

1️⃣ Please don't park in front of bins

2️⃣ Please don't position bins behind parked cars.

3️⃣ Please space the bins at least 30cm apart so the arm can reach … View more
🗑️ A reminder that normal kerbside refuse and greenwaste services will continue. Council ask that residents:

1️⃣ Please don't park in front of bins

2️⃣ Please don't position bins behind parked cars.

3️⃣ Please space the bins at least 30cm apart so the arm can reach them.

4️⃣ IMPORTANT: drivers are not allowed to handle bins or any waste. If they can't get to it, they won't pick it up.

♻️ Kerbside recycling will not be collected because recycling sorting plants are closing. Residents have the choice:

1️⃣ Keep recycling at home and deliver it to the refuse transfer station when it re-opens,

2️⃣ Put their yellow-lidded bin out for collection. Yellow-lidded bin contents will be taken to landfill if left out for collection.

3️⃣ Please note: Yellow lid bins should only be put out on the normal recycling collection days.

🍾 During this time Council are not emptying glass crates, you can:


1️⃣ Stock-pile glass

2️⃣ Put it in your general waste or yellow-lidded bins which will both be taken to landfill.

🙋 Residents with no kerbside services can take bagged household waste to bins provided at the transfer station gates. Note: no large items, greenwaste or loose rubbish will be accepted. Please respect this.

ℹ️ For a full list of available Council services at this time see the link below

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251 days ago

COVID-19 Response: Update on Council Services

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

#IMPORTANT #README #WHAKATANE

Please see the below link for very important information on Council services going forward including:

☎️- Contacting the council

🤝- Council and Community meetings
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#IMPORTANT #README #WHAKATANE

Please see the below link for very important information on Council services going forward including:

☎️- Contacting the council

🤝- Council and Community meetings

💧- Three Waters Services

🚻- Public Amenities

⚰️- Cemetery and crematorium

🗑️- Solid Waste management - Rubbish and Recycling

✈️- Airport

🛥️ - Boat ramps

⛺ - Campgrounds and Freedom Camping sites

🚨 - Emergency Management

🗣️ - Communications

👷 - Building Inspections

🥡 - Food Safety

🐕 - Animal Control Services

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262 days ago

Iwi and Council successfully attract funding for major Whakatāne Regeneration projects

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Minister Shane Jones announced today that a contribution of more than $36 million will be made towards three significant projects with wide-reaching benefits for the Whakatāne District.

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