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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 >>

HWM Sheryl Mai: Statement on Referendum results

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:13 pm | 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 >>

Referendum results Friday

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 3:25 pm | Whangarei District Council

The preliminary results of the referendum to determine the future use of the old Harbour Board building at the Town Basin, are expected to be available at around 12.30pm on Friday 5 June. More >>

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 >>



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