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Whangārei Civic Centre site confirmed

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:17 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangārei’s new Civic Centre has taken another step forward, with the RSA site being confirmed at a Whangarei District Council meeting held on Thursday, 30 May. More >>

Matariki at Hihiaua

Friday, 17 May 2019, 3:38 pm | Whangarei District Council

Matariki at Hihiaua will be held on 22nd June 2019 from 10am-3pm. Previously called the Matariki Whanau Festival, the event has been moved from last year’s Town Basin location due to construction currently being undertaken in the area. This free whanau ... More >>

Upcoming roadworks

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:55 am | Whangarei District Council

Three more jobs are to be completed on Riverside Drive over the next couple of weeks. More >>

Whangarei's Ticket Office now at The Hub

Monday, 8 April 2019, 11:30 am | Whangarei District Council

If you are about to buy tickets for a show, take note that Whangārei’s box office has shifted from Forum North to Te Manawa, The Hub, at the Town Basin. More >>

Resignation of second-term Whangarei District Councillor

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:12 am | Whangarei District Council

Second-term Whangarei District Councilllor Stuart Bell has resigned from Council. Acting Mayor Sharon Morgan has released the following statement: “I would like to acknowledge on behalf of the community, Councillors and the organisation, Councillor ... More >>

Whangarei’s new $37 million Civic Centre project underway

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:32 pm | Whangarei District Council

The new centre will be built in the Forum North/RSA precinct, on land already owned by Council, in favour of a central city location. More >>

Freedom camping complaints plummet

Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

Nearly 3000 freedom camper information packs and 520 site visits later, Whangarei’s responsible freedom camping volunteer ambassadors have hung up their high-viz vests for the summer, satisfied they contributed to a much-improved peak freedom camping ... More >>

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 >>



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