Waikato Region

Federated Farmers Waikato deals with six district councils, as well as the Waikato Regional Council and various rural industry organisations. The province questions and lobbies all aspects relating to what affects its farming communities. 

Whats been happening

Opotiki District Council- Rates 2020/21

Posted on 28/05/2020
Opotiki District Council has released an information paper on its planed rates for 2020/21. The information paper indicates a disproportionate rate increase of up to 29% for Dairy and Pastoral farms, while the district’s overall increase is much b

Waikato Healthy Rivers

Posted on 9/07/2020

Waitomo Council rates hike for farmers

Posted on 5/06/2020
Waitomo District Council has voted to increase rural rates by nearly 5% more this year, while some residential ratepayers benefit from a 10% decrease.