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Council Requests Three Waters Update From Government

Friday, 1 October 2021, 12:55 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has agreed, at its September meeting, that a letter be sent to the Minister for Local Government highlighting some key areas of concern around the proposed Three Waters Review. A draft of the letter was presented to the ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Sets It’s Baseline Goal For Reducing Emmissions.

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 3:11 pm | Kaipara District Council

Council is playing its part, helping lead the way, and supporting our communities to lower emissions and grow Kaipara’s resilience in a changing climate. At the September Meeting Council took a major step forward by adopting two greenhouse gas ... More >>

Dog Incidents Decreasing In Kaipara District

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:26 am | Kaipara District Council

Animal management services continue to improve since the Kaipara District Council brought them back inhouse. The Council’s annual Animal Management Report for 2020-2021 identifies a 7.4% decrease in requests for service and a 24% decrease ... More >>

Audit Report Supports Plans

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 1:53 pm | Kaipara District Council

It’s ‘steady as she goes’ for Kaipara District Council after Deloitte reported their 2021-2031 Long Term Plan (LTP) provides a ‘reasonable basis for accountability to the community’. Acting as independent auditors to the Council they completed ... More >>

New Chair For Kaipara District Council Audit, Risk And Finance Committee

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 1:49 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has welcomed Philip Jones as the independent chair of their Audit, Risk and Finance Committee. Audit and risk committees provide guidance and advice to elected members, typically on the council's financial reporting, risk management, ... More >>

New Chairperson sought for Audit, Risk and Finance Committee

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 12:49 pm | Kaipara District Council

Geoff Copstick has resigned his role as the Chairperson of Kaipara District Councils’ Audit, Risk and Finance Committee. More >>

Support For Arts In Kaipara

Monday, 12 July 2021, 4:25 pm | Kaipara District Council

Dargaville Sign Blessing. Kaipara District Council has been awarded a grant from the Creative New Zealand Local Government Arts Fund to develop an Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy. The strategy will be developed over the next year, supported by ... More >>

Infrastructure Renewal Projects Roll Out Across District

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 10:51 am | Kaipara District Council

Nine infrastructure renewal projects are being rolled out across Kaipara District this year. The work has been funded as part of the Three Waters Reform process, after Kaipara District Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in August 2020. ... More >>

Mangawhai Shared Path Works And Village Intersection Improvements Set To Start Late May 2021

Monday, 10 May 2021, 10:45 am | Kaipara District Council

Construction work for Phase One of the Mangawhai shared path and Village intersection improvements is set to start later this month. The work is largely funded by Waka Kotahi NZTA and the Infrastructure Reference Group (MBIE), with the Council contributing ... More >>

Mangawhai Central Plan Change Approved

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 2:16 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has accepted the recommendation from the Hearings Panel to approve Private Plan Change 78 after Elected Members voted last month for further time to consider the Panel’s findings. The private plan change application included ... More >>

Mangawhai Wastewater Debt Crystal Clear

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 1:14 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has published a report about the outstanding historic debt and capacity of the Mangawhai Wastewater Scheme (MWWS). The report brings together information that has been reported in previous Annual Reports and Long Term Plans ... More >>

Historic Daring Schooner Approved To Berth Temporarily Next To Mangawhai Museum

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 10:29 am | Kaipara District Council

  Kaipara District Elected Members have voted in favour of a proposal to temporarily store the 157-year-old ship the Daring next to the Mangawhai Museum. During the temporary storage, the historic ship will be conserved and reassembled ... More >>

Electorates Under Review In Kaipara

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4:02 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has begun a review of local electoral boundaries to ensure our rapid growth is reflected in our elected representation and to accommodate a new Māori ward. Councils are required to review electoral boundaries every six years, ... More >>

Motu Wheteke Blessing Marks Reopening Of Quarry For Pouto Road Sealing Project

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 5:14 pm | Kaipara District Council

Motu Wheteke blessing, Ripia Marae resized. Earlier this month Rīpia Marae representatives blessed the site of Motu Wheteke, ahead of physical works starting at the quarry. Kaipara District Council contractors are preparing to reopen the site, primarily ... More >>

Community Collaboration Leads Wood Street Revitalisation Project

Monday, 14 December 2020, 5:27 pm | Kaipara District Council

After months of planning, the Wood Street revitalisation project really got rolling this month, with key changes implemented following the latest community co-design workshops. The project was initiated by the Mangawhai Business Association, who first ... More >>

Council Votes For Māori Ward

Friday, 30 October 2020, 1:11 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council has voted to establish a new Māori ward to improve opportunities for Māori to contribute to local Government decision-making. The Statistics NZ estimates the Māori electoral population in Kaipara to be 3,630 and the general electoral ... More >>

Thumbs Up For Food Safety Inspections At Kaipara District Council

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 2:48 pm | Kaipara District Council

  The Kaipara District Council has passed a review of its accreditation as a recognised agency to conduct food verification with flying colours. At a recent Audit, Risk and Finance meeting council staff were congratulated for the glowing ... More >>

Work Progresses In Kaipara Under Te Tai Tokerau Redeployment Package

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 6:12 pm | Kaipara District Council

Work is progressing at pace, as a result of $2.87m recently allocated to Kaipara District from the Te Tai Tokerau Redeployment Package. A total of $9.32 million is allocated across Northland. The funding package through the Provincial Growth Fund ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Announces Second Stage Of Pouto Road Upgrade

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 5:42 pm | Kaipara District Council

Approval from the Provincial Growth Fund and the release of $2.8 million means Kaipara District Council can progress with sealing the second section of Pouto Road (Phase 2). Phase 2 is the section of Pouto Road from Ari Ari Road to Pouto Point. Sealing ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Opts In To Water Reform Discussions

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 5:55 am | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council Elected Members opted in to the first part of a reform of the three waters system when they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the end of August. The Government-led programme has provided incentives for Councils ... More >>