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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 >>

Mayor Launches White Ribbon Campaign in Whangarei

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:52 am | Whangarei District Council

Mayor Launches White Ribbon Campaign in Whangarei The White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women is being launched this week throughout New Zealand, with Mayor Sheryl Mai and Deputy Mayor Sharon Morgan leading Whangarei’s community response ... More >>

Kotuitui Whitinga Loop now boasts three award winning bridges

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 10:04 am | Whangarei District Council

The Waiarohia Stream foot and cycle bridge, Kotuitui Whitinga, has added to Whangarei’s reputation for great bridge building. More >>

New Long Term Plan adopted

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 5:27 pm | Whangarei District Council

Today Whangarei District Council adopted its 2015-2025 Long Term Plan (LTP) which heralds a change of focus for the District over the next 10 years. More >>

Mayor asks Whangarei to help flooded Whanganui

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 10:54 am | Whangarei District Council

Mayor Sheryl Mai is calling on Whangarei residents to help the flood victims of Whanganui in the same way they helped us in 2007 – by donating to their Mayoral Relief Fund. More >>

What do you think of Whangarei District Council’s services?

Monday, 15 June 2015, 5:18 pm | Whangarei District Council

Council’s annual residents’ survey, carried out by independent research company Versus Research Limited (VRL), is about to kick off. More >>

Upgrade at Otuihau Whangarei Falls

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:13 pm | Whangarei District Council

The entrance to Whangarei’s most visited tourist spot, Otuihau, Whangarei Falls, will be getting a makeover this winter. More >>

Major remake of Parihaka look out

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 10:29 am | Whangarei District Council

A new ramp with palisade-like edges is being built at the summit of Parihaka to channel viewers to a new lookout over Whangarei. More >>

Seminar for people considering retirement villages

Monday, 8 June 2015, 3:21 pm | Whangarei District Council

Anyone considering moving into a retirement village should take advantage of information seminars provided by the Commissioner for Financial Capability, says Stephanie McMillan, Chairperson of Whangarei District Council’s Positive Aging Advisory Group. More >>

HWM Sheryl Mai: Statement on Referendum results

Saturday, 6 June 2015, 10:12 am | Whangarei District Council

Many residents will be elated at the outcome, and many may be disappointed. Whatever our initial feelings, it is now in the best interests of this District that we be united in embracing, engaging in and enjoying the most popular referendum choice. More >>



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