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Open fire season

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 3:56 pm | Whangarei District Council

Open fire season An open fire season has been declared in the Whangarei and Kaipara districts, says Principal Rural Fire Officer Kevin Ihaka. This means that residents can now light fires on the open air without a permit providing they comply with all ... More >>

Civic Awards - call for nominations

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 11:56 am | Whangarei District Council

Calling all supporters of Whangarei’s hard working, sincere, tireless and giving citizens – now is your chance to nominate someone who has made a significant contribution to the community for a Civic Award. Every year Whangarei District Council honours ... More >>

Toll Stadium secures another international sporting fixture

Friday, 11 April 2014, 2:26 pm | Whangarei District Council

The Toll Stadium team is excited to be hosting the New Zealand Kiwis in their Four Nations fixture against either Fiji or Samoa on 1 November later this year. “We have actively worked and supported New Zealand Rugby League and rugby league in Northland ... More >>

Bank Street drivers be alert for changes

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:28 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei drivers are alerted to a change in the phasing of traffic lights in the next few months as Bank Street is upgraded. During the upgrade sensors that detect vehicles passing through intersections and trigger changes in the traffic lights ... More >>

Take care in coastal areas, strong tidal surges

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 12:28 pm | Whangarei District Council

People along the coast are being urged to take care in, on and near the water, as the effects of the Chilean earthquake are causing some unusual currents and surges. Whangarei District Controller Simon Weston says an estimated 8.2 magnitude earthquake ... More >>

International Rally of Whangarei: Night stage on Pohe Island

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:36 pm | Whangarei District Council

The International Rally of Whangarei returns later this month with a number of new competitive tests including the Saturday night running of the Hella Pohe Island Super Special Stage. More >>

Whangarei city road improvements

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 3:34 pm | Whangarei District Council

During April and May 2014 the seal along Bank Street between The Grand Hotel at the southern end of Bank Street and the KFC building in the Regent will be replaced. More >>

National framework supports tourism focus for Whangarei

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:28 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council (WDC) and the Whangarei Visitor Group (WVG) are ready to play their part in building the $41bn tourism market in New Zealand by 2025. More >>

Tsunami sirens to be tested

Monday, 17 March 2014, 9:42 am | Whangarei District Council

On Sunday 6 April 2014, daylight savings weekend, Whangarei and Kaipara District tsunami sirens will be tested in coastal and harbour locations along the east coast from Bland Bay in the north of the Whangarei District, south through to Mangawhai ... More >>

International food and cultures at Race Relations Day 2014

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 3:30 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei is celebrating Race Relations Day and Baha’i New Year with an international Food Event starting at 5pm on Saturday 22 March, at Forum North. More >>

Names sought for new walkway and bridge

Monday, 10 March 2014, 1:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

Names sought for new walkway and bridge Whangarei’s loop walkway from the Town Basin to Te Matau a Pohe and back is due to open in June. Names are needed for the new walkway and the bridge that crosses the Waiarohia Stream. More >>

Notice of water shutdown along Maunu Road

Friday, 28 February 2014, 4:47 pm | Whangarei District Council

Water supply along Maunu Rd and surrounds will be shut down overnight on Tuesday 4 March from 10.00pm to 6am. More >>

Memorial plans to be considered

Monday, 24 February 2014, 3:54 pm | Whangarei District Council

Plans will soon be revealed for the new War Memorial that could be developed at Laurie Hall Park in time for next year’s ANZAC Day commemorations of World War One. More >>

Have your say on control of legal highs in Whangarei

Monday, 17 February 2014, 2:10 pm | Whangarei District Council

Legal highs are something Whangarei needs to talk about and decide how to address, according to Whangarei District Councillors. They have met to discuss a draft Psychoactive Substances Policy that would say where businesses selling 'legal highs' could be ... More >>

Te Matau a Pohe to lift at noon every day

Monday, 10 February 2014, 10:17 am | Whangarei District Council

Anyone wishing to see Whangarei’s new bridge Te Matau a Pohe raised and lowered will be able to do so at noon every day from now on. “It’s unique shape and operating system is attracting attention from overseas visitors, domestic visitors and locals ... More >>

Fritter Festival attracts five new wineries

Monday, 3 February 2014, 4:30 pm | Whangarei District Council

Five new vineyards will be added to the line up of vineyards taking part in Whangarei’s Fritter Festival on 29 March at Toll Stadium. More >>

Reduced water pressure for Lester Heights area

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 5:04 pm | Whangarei District Council

29 January 2014 Reduced water pressure Friday night to Saturday night in Lester Heights area Water supply to the Lester Heights area, including parts of Fourth Avenue and Glendale Road, may be affected by work on the water supply system between 10pm ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season for Whangarei District

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 4:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

A Restricted Fire Season will be in force in the Whangarei District from midnight tonight (Wednesday 29 January 2014) until further notice. More >>

The race is on to make Kamo an even better place!

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 4:51 pm | Whangarei District Council

The race is on to make Kamo an even better place! Behind the scenes Whangarei District planners are preparing for a major conversation with Kamo resi­dents, with a view to getting things moving in the area. “For years there has been a lot of backwards ... More >>

Whangarei visitor website goes mobile

Friday, 17 January 2014, 5:31 pm | Whangarei District Council

17 January 2014 People searching for information about Whangarei will find a great new look and enhanced features at Whangareinz.com. Council’s District Promotions and Tourism Manager Paul Davis says the new website is about promoting Whangarei ... More >>



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