The Waikato Mayoral Forum issues regular updates to media on its work. Our releases are available below. For any queries, call the forum's media advisor Wendy Valois on 07 859 2721 or 021 369 815.

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Roading savings just 'tip of the iceberg'

by Stephen Ward, forum communications advisor

Waikato councils have already jointly shaved about $350,000 off roading costs and now think there’s potential to save millions of dollars annually ...

Big savings from councils’ co-operation

by Stephen Ward, forum communications advisor, 07 859 0782 or 021 756 310

Collective local government savings worth millions of dollars have already been achieved,and more will be delivered, through collaborative arrangements ...

Forum project slashes policies by half

by Stephen Ward

The Waikato’s city and district councils have slashed the number of policies on their booksthrough their own internal work and a joint projects

New visions for Waikato arts and sport

by Stephen Ward

Arts and sports are a huge part of what makes Waikato communities tick. Now two important new regional plans for arts and sport

Working smarter on Waikato roads

by Stephen Ward

The rubber’s really starting to hit the road with co-operation over a smarter approach to roading in the region.

Telling the Waikato Story

by Stephen Ward

The Waikato region is an agricultural powerhouse and a key contributor to New Zealand’s dairy industry.

Waikato’s future taking further shape

by Stephen Ward

Good progress is being made on shaping a more prosperous and efficient future for Waikato, with business groups and others now invited to apply.

Councils advised to consider water company

by Stephen Ward

An independent report to the Waikato Mayoral Forum has recommended three Waikato councils investigate establishing a jointly-owned limited liability company...

Mayoral Forum has good process for future

by Stephen Ward

The Waikato Mayoral Forum says it has established a very robust process for making efficiency improvements in the way councils operate ...

Road ahead clearing for Mayoral Forum

by Stephen Ward

The Waikato Mayoral Forum’s new collaborative approach on regional roading has been endorsedby a visiting British expert, who says it can help pave the way...