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Track closed for wilding pine removal

Monday, 25 May 2015, 1:51 pm | Whangarei District Council

News Release Track closed for wilding pine removal The Cooper mountain bike trail that threads through the eastern side of Mt Parihaka will be closed for the next three weeks while wilding pines are removed. The track is on one of a complex network ... More >>

Colourful businesses celebrate FIFA U-20!

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:56 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s businesses are competing colouring up to welcome celebrating the FIFA U-20 teams and visitors to the city. “Businesses will be filling their shop fronts and windows with FIFA colours to add to the colourful, happy, party vibe of the games ... More >>

FIFA U-20 the party never stops

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 11:26 am | Whangarei District Council

Tantalising food from Myanmar, Uzbekistan, USA, Fiji and Ukraine will be on offer at the FIFA U-20 pre-match party in Cameron Street Mall on Saturday 30 May. More >>

Temporary road closure - ANZAC Dawn Parade

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:35 am | Whangarei District Council

Notice is given that for the purpose of 2015 ANZAC Dawn Parade, organised by the Whangarei RSA, Whangarei District Council will close the following roads to ordinary traffic and pedestrians temporarily on Saturday 25 April 2015; More >>

Whangarei crafters make 2500 poppies for ANZAC Day Project

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:02 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Libraries have joined the 5000 Poppies Project, a stunning visual tribute to New Zealand servicemen and women for more than a century of service in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. More >>

Te Matau a Pohe hosts International Rally opening

Monday, 13 April 2015, 1:14 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s spectacular bridge, Te Matau a Pohe, will be the focus of local and international attention when the 2015 International Rally of Whangarei roars into life at 5pm on Friday. More >>

Loos on the loop

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:33 am | Whangarei District Council

A $140,000 upgrade and refurbishment of the two sets of public toilets at the Town Basin has begun. Contractors Arco Group have begun work on the public toilets behind Burning Issues and the public toilets near the Town Basin children’s playground ... More >>

Civic Honour Award nominations sought

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:30 am | Whangarei District Council

The people of Whangarei are reminded that the deadline for Civic Honour Award nominations is May 22 – just over a month away. More >>

New Chief Executive named

Friday, 10 April 2015, 3:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

Environmental Protection Authority Chief Executive Rob Forlong has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Whangarei District Council; an appointment that that will return him to a community from his childhood. Former Environmental Risk Management ... More >>

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 >>



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