Whangarei District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Resignation of Councillor Golightly

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 12:24 pm | Whangarei District Council

Today Jayne Golightly has resigned from her post as Denby Ward Councillor, after discovering that she is not a New Zealand citizen. More >>

Council to purchase RSA property

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:17 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai and Whangarei RSA president Chris Harold have jointly announced that Council is to purchase the RSA property at 9 Rust Ave for $3.4 million in December 2017. More >>

Simple, nation-wide window-washer rules needed – WDC

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:46 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District has reiterated that window washers at intersections are a significant problem in the District and that simple, low-cost, nation-wide laws are needed to manage them. Speaking to the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee ... More >>

Collaboration helping to improve our waterways

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:21 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai has welcomed news of a $250,000 Government Community Environment Fund grant which she says will provide a great boost to the teams who have been working hard to improve water quality at Otuihau Whangarei Falls. More >>

Here's to the future says Mayor Sheryl Mai

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:34 am | Whangarei District Council

“I have just been informed that the The Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery underwrite has also been achieved. That, combined with Wednesday’s announcement by Lotteries and today’s pledge by the Minister for Arts, Culture ... More >>

Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai delighted by HAC funding news

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:53 pm | Whangarei District Council

“This is the news so many of us have been waiting to hear, and I rejoice for all who have backed the project through gestures and donations, large and small. More >>

Whangarei District Council’s books better than the govt's!

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:39 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council’s management and councillors are reveling in an outstandingly positive report from international credit rating agency Standard and Poors (S&P). More >>

Be prepared for possible flooding in low lying areas

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 8:58 am | Whangarei District Council

Be prepared for possible flooding in low lying areas We’re keeping a close eye on the weather, at the moment it looks like the worst of it will stay off-shore down the east coast. Please take care if you are out on the roads as there could be flooding, ... More >>

Mayor congratulates Whangarei on national award for Parihaka

Friday, 7 April 2017, 12:21 pm | Whangarei District Council

It is a little over a year since thousands of people congregated to unveil the new lookout on Parihaka mountain, and its guardian kohatu. More >>

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 >>



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