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Thumbs up to responsible Freedom Camping in Whangarei

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 3:12 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council’s Responsible Camper card has our freedom camping rules written on one side and the words, ‘I’m a Responsible Freedom Camper’ on the other. Displaying it indicates a willingness by the freedom camper to abide by the ... More >>

Council takes tough love approach with freedom campers

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:59 am | Whangarei District Council

Campers enjoying a pre-Christmas stay at one of Whangarei’s designated freedom camping areas are in for some tough love. More >>

Whangarei Revaluation update

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:59 pm | Whangarei District Council

The revaluation of all Whangarei properties is almost complete and home owners can expect to get their new valuation notices in the mail before the end of the year. More >>

Call for responsible freedom camping ambassador

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:38 am | Whangarei District Council

If you enjoy talking with tourists, have afternoons free, and live near one of Whangarei’s ten most popular freedom camping spots, you could become a volunteer responsible freedom camping ambassador. More >>

Whangarei Wastewater Treatment plant’s digestive system

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 4:36 pm | Whangarei District Council

The Whangarei Wastewater Treatment plant’s digestive system has once again been upset by a mystery dose of heavy chemicals. More >>

Northland stadium naming rights for sale

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:42 am | Whangarei District Council

After eight years, Toll NZ Ltd have come to the end of their naming rights sponsorship of Toll Stadium at Northland Events Centre. More >>

Annie Crummer to headline Matariki Whanau Festival

Friday, 25 May 2018, 9:34 am | Whangarei District Council

Council is proud to have legendary songwriter and singer Annie Crummer headlining the Matariki Whanau Festival at the Town Basin on Saturday 30 June (10am-2pm). More >>

Preventing Kauri dieback in precious park

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 12:11 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s much loved AH Reed Memorial Park tracks will be closed on Friday while a new cleaning station is installed to protect its kauri trees from dieback disease. More >>

Owners urged to check swimming pool fences

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:27 pm | Whangarei District Council

The recent discovery of several non-compliant swimming pools fences in the Whangarei District has Council urging pool owners to double check that fencing is childproof. More >>

Top restaurants battle it out for Best Fritter Trophy

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 10:57 am | Whangarei District Council

Ray McVinnie#1 copyOne of New Zealand’s most well-respected food-writers and advisors Ray McVinnie will be at the Fritter Festival this Saturday to judge the Best Fritter trophy on 10 March at Toll Stadium, Whangarei. More >>

Residents asked to conserve water in Bream Bay and Waipu

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 11:24 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council advises that we have had to stop production at the Ruakaka Water Treatment Plant (WTP). Work is underway to recommission production, but due to high turbidity (cloudiness or haziness of the water) from the filters we are having ... More >>

Final Denby by-election results

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 4:38 pm | Whangarei District Council

Again, the final result remains unconfirmed until the Electoral Officer has publicly declared the result, which is expected to be on Wednesday 13 December 2017. More >>

Results out for Whangarei District Council’s Denby Ward by-e

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 4:05 pm | Whangarei District Council

The preliminary results indicate that Gavin BENNEY has been elected as the new Councillor for the Denby Ward of the Whangarei District Council, following a by-election which concluded at midday today. More >>

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 >>



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