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Thames Blasts into UltraFast

Posted 7 September 2018 by Gold FM in Council Matters

The roll-out of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to Thames is now complete and more than 20 percent of the 3000 premises able to connect to the new Chorus network have already done so. Nationally, the average uptake of fibre broadband is about 42% several...
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Waihi Councillor Represents to the Max

Posted 30 August 2018 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Waihi Councillor Max McLean bucked the trend to go with the flow and vote for the status quo for his district’s representation review yesterday. Despite Mayor John Tregidga telling him he’d changed his mind at Hauraki District Council’s meeting...
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Council vote keeps status quo for now

Posted 21 August 2018 by Gold FM in Council Matters

On Wednesday, August 15 Hauraki District Council heard from those who wished to speak to submissions they made about the 2018 Representation Review. Most written submissions received (84.5%), opposed the council’s initial proposal on 27 June 2018,...
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Brickbats or bouquets for HDC?

Posted 10 July 2018 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Hot on the heels of signing off the 10 year Long Term Plan with rates rising approximately 6.4% this year Hauraki District Council is now after your views on how they’re doing – ‘a performance review’. The 2018 Annual Residents Satisfaction Survey...
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