Government funding injection a ‘game changer’ for Waikato

Government funding injection a ‘game changer’ for Waikato

Government funding injection a ‘game changer’ for the Waikato Waikato Regional Council has welcomed news of a multi-million dollar government...
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Hauraki Information Session

Hauraki Information Session

On Wednesday 1st May 2019 the first of the Waikato Data Portal Information Sessions was held at Hauraki District Council in Paeroa.  20 people...
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Waikato Data Portal Information Session

Waikato Data Portal Information Session

On Thursday 11th April 2019 the first of the Waikato Data Portal Information Sessions was held.  More than 40 people...
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Waikato Data Portal

Waikato Data Portal

The Waikato Councils supported by Waikato LASS (Local Authority Shared Services) have now launched the Waikato Data Portal as a...
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Roading savings just ‘tip of the iceberg’

Roading savings just ‘tip of the iceberg’

Waikato councils have already jointly shaved about $350,000 off roading costs and now think there’s potential to save millions of...
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Feedback shows strong support for Regional Infrastructure Technical Specifications

Feedback shows strong support for Regional Infrastructure Technical Specifications

Having a single set of technical specifications for Councils and developers installing infrastructure across the Waikato has moved a step...
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SAFEGUARD – The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017

SAFEGUARD – The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017

This year at The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017 Waikato Local Authority Shared Services were a finalist...
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Waikato councils commit to energy saving plan

Waikato councils commit to energy saving plan

Waikato councils have announced a commitment to improve the way they use energy, as part of a three-year partnership with...
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Big savings from councils’ co-operation

Big savings from councils’ co-operation

Collective local government savings worth millions of dollars have already been achieved, and more will be delivered, through collaborative arrangements...
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Energy Management – Collaboration Agreement with EECA

Energy Management – Collaboration Agreement with EECA

WLASS entered into a 3-year Collaboration Agreement with the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA) in February 2016. read more
Future Proof Strategy

Future Proof

The Future Proof Strategy is a 30-year growth management and implementation plan specific to the Hamilton, Waipa and Waikato sub-region. read more
Waikato Road Asset Technical Accord (RATA)

Waikato Road Asset Technical Accord (RATA)

RATA is a collaboration between 9 Waikato councils, with the support of the NZ Transport Agency.  It was established in July 2014 and the activity transferred into WLASS on 1 July 2016. read more
Waikato Data Portal

Waikato Data Portal

To investigate the viability of providing a single location for customers to access spatial and non-spatial data in the Waikato. read more
Historic Aerial Photos

Historic Aerial Photos

In May 2015, WLASS entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with LINZ to scan the Waikato Historic Aerial Photos archive. read more
Local Government Contractor Health & Safety Pre-qualification Scheme

Local Government Contractor Health & Safety Pre-qualification Scheme

In a great example of inter-council and inter-regional co-operation, staff from WLASS and BOPLASS have worked together. read more
Procurement

Procurement

WLASS is a party to numerous joint procurement contracts between the company, shareholding Councils and suppliers. read more
Regional Infrastructure Technical Specifications

Regional Infrastructure Technical Specifications

The Regional Infrastructure Technical Specification (RITS) is a document that sets out how to design and construct infrastructure in the participating councils’ areas. read more
Shared Valuation Data Service (SVDS)

Shared Valuation Data Service (SVDS)

SVDS enables greater competition in the delivery of valuation services to councils and provides more accurate and timely property valuation data. read more
Waikato Building Consent Group

Waikato Building Consent Group

The Waikato Building Consent Group was set up in 2004 to establish a consistent, best practice approach to building control functions. read more
Waikato Regional Aerial Photography Syndicate (WRAPS)

Waikato Regional Aerial Photography Syndicate (WRAPS)

WRAPS was set up in the late 1990s for the supply of rural, colour, digital, ortho-rectified, aerial photography for the Waikato Region. read more
Waikato Regional Transport Model (WRTM)

Waikato Regional Transport Model (WRTM)

The Waikato Regional Transport Model (WRTM) became fully operational in February 2010. read more