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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 >>

Dog park friends’ group formed

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 10:04 am | Whangarei District Council

Prior to Christmas a group of people who use the dog park on William Fraser Memorial Park on Pohe Island met to discuss forming a committee. More >>

The show will go on!

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:24 pm | Whangarei District Council

A bit of wet weather is not enough to deter Whangarei’s Christmas Festival team. “We are planning to go ahead with the festival, but we are all keeping a close eye on the weather report. We think festival will squeeze in before the heavy rain ... More >>

Road arrows and red light cameras on agenda

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 10:58 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council needs red-light cameras and more arrows painted on roads to reduce car accidents according to Whangarei District Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee Chairman Councillor Greg Martin. More >>

Study confirms need for new airport

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:20 am | Whangarei District Council

Study confirms need for new airport Whangarei District Council has completed the first of a number of investigations into the future of air transport in the District. The Whangarei Airport Strategic Study confirms that cumulative issues associated ... More >>

Dave Dobbyn to headline Whangarei Fritter Festival

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:22 am | Whangarei District Council

The voice of New Zealand summers for many decades, Dave Dobbyn, will add his flavoursome brand of authentic Kiwi sounds to this summer’s Whangarei Fritter Festival at Toll Stadium onSaturday 28 March. More >>

Fast Track Job Match here again

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:01 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s second Fast Track Job Match will be held on Monday 8 December 2014, and employers with job vacancies are invited to register. “This event follows the successful Fast Track Job Match trial on 23 October which placed more than 40 people ... More >>

Whangarei Youth Awards tickets for big event

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:00 am | Whangarei District Council

Tickets are on sale now for the Whangarei Youth Awards Presentation Evening, with limited numbers available for public purchase. The Presentation Evening will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 10 December in the Level 2 Lounge, Toll Stadium. More >>

Boaties: if over 26 º travel in cooler parts of day

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 3:45 pm | Whangarei District Council

A warm early beginning to summer has seen temperatures in the mid to high 20s in Whangarei and has Whangarei engineers planning ahead for the impact of high temperatures on Te Matau a Pohe this summer. In its first summer (last year) the bridge’s lifting ... More >>

Meeting to discuss vehicle access to the beach at Ruakaka

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:35 pm | Whangarei District Council

WDC will be holding a public meeting at Ruakaka Recreation Centre on Wednesday 17 December to discuss a proposal to move the beach access for vehicles at Ruakaka. Council is proposing that the current beach access near the Racecourse is closed ... More >>

Community, agencies tidying entry to Whangarei

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 4:15 pm | Whangarei District Council

A whole lot of people are about to pull together a project that will upgrade the southern entrance to Whangarei City next week. Whangarei District Council has partnered with the Smeatons’ Community, the New Zealand Transport Agency, Opus, Downers and ... More >>

Open day to answer sewage questions

Monday, 10 November 2014, 2:55 pm | Whangarei District Council

What REALLY happens when you flush the toilet? Are you dying to know the current state of play regarding sewage in Whangarei? These and other riveting questions will be answered this weekend during the Kioreroa Wastewater Treatment Plant and wetlands ... More >>

Work on Kamo Road this weekend

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:58 pm | Whangarei District Council

Drivers are advised to plan for delays and allow for increased drive time while work is carried out on Kamo Road on Thursday, Friday and this weekend. More >>

Whangarei Fast Track Job Match Trial a Success

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 10:48 am | Whangarei District Council

With the clock ticking, Whangarei employers and job seekers last week (subs: Thursday 23 October) set job interview records at the Fast Track Job Match pilot event held at Toll Stadium. More >>

Help set the direction for Whangarei's rural land

Friday, 24 October 2014, 2:05 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council is asking for the community’s help to make changes to the District Plan that will control rural development in future. “The community has set the direction for rural Whangarei’s development in a Rural Development ... More >>

 

 

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