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New Zealand (except Auckland) is in Alert Level 2. Council offices and facilities are open, with social distancing and face coverings required. Click here for further details of Council services, including kerbside and Refuse Transfer Stations. If you are struggling to meet your costs, please call 0800 559 009 or click here for further details. Need to talk? 1737 is a free to call or text from any landline or mobile phone and is available 24/7. Youthline is free and available 24/7 to support our young people, call 0800 37 66 33.


Digital Strategy

We’ve developed a Digital Strategy to improve our online services and the way you do business with Council online.


District Tree Strategy (pdf, 2.3MB)

The District Tree Strategy has been developed to assist with the management of trees on Council administered land.


Parks and Open Spaces Strategy 2021-51

The Parks and Open Spaces Strategy sets a long-term vision for our parks and open spaces network.It guides decision-making about the provision, development and management of parks and open spaces, to ensure we have the right parks and open spaces, in the right locations, managed in the right way, to meet the needs of our communities.


Roading Procurement Strategy (pdf, 421KB)

Outlines Council’s procurement strategy for roading works as required by the New Zealand Transport Agency’s procurement manual.


Signage Strategy (pdf, 273KB)

Guidelines for signage to allow Council to present a consistent, professional, and recognisable face to the public in our parks and public spaces.


Town Strategies

The town strategies will guide the planning and future development of Morrinsville, Matamata, and Te Aroha over the next twenty years (2013-2033)