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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 >>

Be prepared for possible flooding in low lying areas

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 8:58 am | Whangarei District Council

Be prepared for possible flooding in low lying areas We’re keeping a close eye on the weather, at the moment it looks like the worst of it will stay off-shore down the east coast. Please take care if you are out on the roads as there could be flooding, ... More >>

Mayor congratulates Whangarei on national award for Parihaka

Friday, 7 April 2017, 12:21 pm | Whangarei District Council

It is a little over a year since thousands of people congregated to unveil the new lookout on Parihaka mountain, and its guardian kohatu. More >>

Highway news greeted with joy

Friday, 3 March 2017, 1:57 pm | Whangarei District Council

“I wanted to jump for joy and you could not wipe the smiles off the faces of Councillors when they heard the news,” said Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai, following the surprise announcement of a half-a-billion roading project for the Whangarei District. Minister ... More >>

Statement from Mayor regarding shootings in Kamo

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:28 am | Whangarei District Council

“I am dismayed to hear this terrible news. We feel for the families, friends and community of the people caught up in this. The police are managing the situation and I don’t expect to have any information until later today.” More >>

Funding for Wright Road approved

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Mayor Sheryl Mai is thrilled to announce major progress will be made on dust issues this year. “The NZ Transport Agency has approved funding to seal another 2.52km of the Wright/McCardle logging route. The estimated cost of this ... More >>

Work progressing on dusty roads

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:40 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council has issued an update to groups concerned about dust on the Region’s rural roads, outlining the action forestry companies, councils and the NZTA are taking to address the issue. More >>

Whangarei is hot!

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 1:26 pm | Whangarei District Council

When you’re hot, you’re hot, and Whangarei is the hottest of the lot. More >>

Mayor leads Whangarei’s White Ribbon response

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:07 pm | Whangarei District Council

The White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women is being held throughout New Zealand again this year, with Mayor Sheryl Mai and Deputy Mayor Sharon Morgan leading Whangarei’s community response by signing the White Ribbon pledge. More >>

Whangarei Mayor re-appoints Deputy Mayor

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:19 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor, Sheryl Mai’s decision to re-appoint fourth-term Councillor Sharon Morgan as Deputy Mayor cements a stable second term leadership for the new term of Council. More >>



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