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Mayor farewells CEO

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 1:09 pm | Whangarei District Council

It is with gratitude for almost two decades of outstanding service to this District that Council farewells CEO Mark Simpson. More >>

Long Term Plan meetings reminder – first meeting tomorrow

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 1:53 pm | Whangarei District Council

Members of the public are reminded of the opportunity to attend public meetings to discuss Whangarei District Council Long Term Plan. The first public meeting will be held tomorrow (Thursday 26 March) at 5pm at the Central Library on Rust Avenue, ... More >>

Making slippy tiles grippy tiles

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 11:19 am | Whangarei District Council

Following a successful trial of sandblasting and resealing to make Whangarei’s Central Business District pavers less slippery, work has begun on the rest of the pavers in the CBD. More >>

Fire restrictions to be lifted at midnight

Monday, 23 March 2015, 1:39 pm | Whangarei District Council

Fire restrictions to be lifted at midnight An Open Fire Season will be in force in the Whangarei and Kaipara from midnight tonight (Monday 23 March 2015), until further notice. More >>

Honour great community volunteers today!

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:34 am | Whangarei District Council

Civic Honours Award nomination forms are now available on the Council website, says Chairman of the Civic Awards selection panel, Councillor Crichton Christie. More >>

Local bands join Fritter Festival Line up next month

Monday, 23 February 2015, 4:18 pm | Whangarei District Council

We are pleased to announce the final line up for the Whangarei Fritter Festival on Saturday 28 March at Toll Stadium and it’s filled with local talent. Co-Lab, Legacy, Two Kay and Taylah Barker will be joining Kiwi legend Dave Dobbyn, reggae band 1814, ... More >>

Tidy up for entrance to Whangarei at Blue Goose

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:13 pm | Whangarei District Council

This month the disused buildings and over-grown gardens at the Blue Goose on the busy stretch of State Highway One through Te Waiiti, south of Whangarei, will be demolished. More >>

Northland Growth Studies chart development path

Friday, 13 February 2015, 10:03 am | Whangarei District Council

Two economic growth studies launched in Kerikeri last week have the potential to deliver significant positive change for the people of Northland. More >>

Follow Mairtown/Kensington detours to avoid delays

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 2:53 pm | Whangarei District Council

Road users are urged to follow detour signs in the Mairtown and Kensington areas to avoid queuing during major roadworks this year. More >>

Chelsea Winter to Judge at Fritter Festival

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:38 am | Whangarei District Council

Bestselling cookbook author and food writer Chelsea Winter will be the celebrity judge at the Whangarei Fritter Festival on Saturday 28 March at Toll Stadium. Chelsea’s job is to sample each fritter made by the cafes and restaurants from around the region ... More >>

New YAG members sought

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:40 pm | Whangarei District Council

The WDC Youth Advisory Group (YAG) is looking for seven inspired and motivated people, from around the District, aged between 15 and 20 to join them. They will need to be team players who are interested in working with Council to provide a youth Perspective, ... More >>

Dog park friends’ group formed

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 10:04 am | Whangarei District Council

Prior to Christmas a group of people who use the dog park on William Fraser Memorial Park on Pohe Island met to discuss forming a committee. More >>

The show will go on!

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:24 pm | Whangarei District Council

A bit of wet weather is not enough to deter Whangarei’s Christmas Festival team. “We are planning to go ahead with the festival, but we are all keeping a close eye on the weather report. We think festival will squeeze in before the heavy rain ... More >>

Road arrows and red light cameras on agenda

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 10:58 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council needs red-light cameras and more arrows painted on roads to reduce car accidents according to Whangarei District Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee Chairman Councillor Greg Martin. More >>

Study confirms need for new airport

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:20 am | Whangarei District Council

Study confirms need for new airport Whangarei District Council has completed the first of a number of investigations into the future of air transport in the District. The Whangarei Airport Strategic Study confirms that cumulative issues associated ... More >>

Dave Dobbyn to headline Whangarei Fritter Festival

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:22 am | Whangarei District Council

The voice of New Zealand summers for many decades, Dave Dobbyn, will add his flavoursome brand of authentic Kiwi sounds to this summer’s Whangarei Fritter Festival at Toll Stadium onSaturday 28 March. More >>

Fast Track Job Match here again

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:01 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s second Fast Track Job Match will be held on Monday 8 December 2014, and employers with job vacancies are invited to register. “This event follows the successful Fast Track Job Match trial on 23 October which placed more than 40 people ... More >>

Whangarei Youth Awards tickets for big event

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:00 am | Whangarei District Council

Tickets are on sale now for the Whangarei Youth Awards Presentation Evening, with limited numbers available for public purchase. The Presentation Evening will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 10 December in the Level 2 Lounge, Toll Stadium. More >>

Boaties: if over 26 º travel in cooler parts of day

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 3:45 pm | Whangarei District Council

A warm early beginning to summer has seen temperatures in the mid to high 20s in Whangarei and has Whangarei engineers planning ahead for the impact of high temperatures on Te Matau a Pohe this summer. In its first summer (last year) the bridge’s lifting ... More >>

Meeting to discuss vehicle access to the beach at Ruakaka

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:35 pm | Whangarei District Council

WDC will be holding a public meeting at Ruakaka Recreation Centre on Wednesday 17 December to discuss a proposal to move the beach access for vehicles at Ruakaka. Council is proposing that the current beach access near the Racecourse is closed ... More >>



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