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Highway news greeted with joy

Friday, 3 March 2017, 1:57 pm | Whangarei District Council

“I wanted to jump for joy and you could not wipe the smiles off the faces of Councillors when they heard the news,” said Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai, following the surprise announcement of a half-a-billion roading project for the Whangarei District. Minister ... More >>

Statement from Mayor regarding shootings in Kamo

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:28 am | Whangarei District Council

“I am dismayed to hear this terrible news. We feel for the families, friends and community of the people caught up in this. The police are managing the situation and I don’t expect to have any information until later today.” More >>

Funding for Wright Road approved

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Mayor Sheryl Mai is thrilled to announce major progress will be made on dust issues this year. “The NZ Transport Agency has approved funding to seal another 2.52km of the Wright/McCardle logging route. The estimated cost of this ... More >>

Work progressing on dusty roads

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:40 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council has issued an update to groups concerned about dust on the Region’s rural roads, outlining the action forestry companies, councils and the NZTA are taking to address the issue. More >>

Whangarei is hot!

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 1:26 pm | Whangarei District Council

When you’re hot, you’re hot, and Whangarei is the hottest of the lot. More >>

Mayor leads Whangarei’s White Ribbon response

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

The White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women is being held throughout New Zealand again this year, with Mayor Sheryl Mai and Deputy Mayor Sharon Morgan leading Whangarei’s community response by signing the White Ribbon pledge. More >>

Whangarei Mayor re-appoints Deputy Mayor

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:19 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor, Sheryl Mai’s decision to re-appoint fourth-term Councillor Sharon Morgan as Deputy Mayor cements a stable second term leadership for the new term of Council. More >>

Public invited to Swearing In Ceremony

Monday, 10 October 2016, 11:31 am | Whangarei District Council

The people of Whangarei are invited to witness the swearing in of the successful Whangarei District Council candidates. More >>

Whangarei District Council Election Results

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 2:14 pm | Whangarei District Council

We have now received the progress results for the 2016 local body elections. These results can be found at http://www.wdc.govt.nz/YourCouncil/LocalElections/Pages/default.aspx More >>

Annual Plan “Steady as you go”

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 11:31 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council has adopted a “steady as you go” Annual Plan for 2016-2017. The plan outlines Council’s work programme and income for the year beginning 1 July 2016. It's based on the second year of the 2015-25 Long Term Plan which was ... More >>

Enforcement contract goes to Armourguard

Friday, 10 June 2016, 1:42 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council has finalised a joint procurement process with Kaipara District Council to award it’s Regulatory Services contract to Armourguard. More >>

One year to go to New Zealand Lions Series 2017

Friday, 3 June 2016, 2:50 pm | Whangarei District Council

With one year to go plans are on track to challenge the British & Irish Lions and welcome their legions of fans in 2017. More >>

International agency ups WDC credit rating

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4:51 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council’s credit rating has been boosted from AA- to ‘AA’ by international credit rating agency Standard and Poors. More >>

Rush-hour traffic through Kensington

Monday, 29 February 2016, 1:09 pm | Whangarei District Council

“If you are travelling in rush hour, plan ahead,” that’s the message to drivers heading through the Kensington/Kamo/Nixon St intersection this year. More >>

Historic event on Parihaka tomorrow - hundreds expected

Friday, 19 February 2016, 12:40 pm | Whangarei District Council

On Saturday morning an event of major significance to the hapü and wider population of Whangarei will take place at Parihaka, as the restoration of the correct name of the mountain is publicly affirmed. More >>

Whangarei Mayor welcomes game-changing Economic Action Plan

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 4:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor, Sheryl Mai, says the game is about to change in Northland. More >>

Whananaki Footbridge Damaged and Closed until Further Notice

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 12:08 pm | Whangarei District Council

The Whananaki footbridge linking North and South Whananaki has been damaged and is closed until further notice. More >>

Riverside roundabout slip lane to go ahead January

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 3:46 pm | Whangarei District Council

It will be music to many ears – news that work will begin in January on the long anticipated slip-lane at Whangarei’s Riverside Drive roundabout. More >>

Whangarei Christmas Festival even more family friendly

Friday, 4 December 2015, 8:44 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Christmas Festival even more family friendly Whangarei’s Christmas Festival will be more family friendly this year with an emphasis on making it easier for families with young children to attend. The District’s supreme Christmas event is free to ... More >>

Mayor credits businesses with North’s economic rise

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:24 am | Whangarei District Council

Mayor credits businesses with North’s economic rise Northland’s economy continues to grow and outpace other regional economies, with Whangarei Mayor, Sheryl Mai, saying regional businesses deserve the credit. The latest ANZ Bank survey of regional economies ... More >>

 

 

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