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Dargaville And Baylys Beach Urged To Reduce Water Use

Friday, 23 February 2024, 10:55 am | Kaipara District Council

Residents in Dargaville and Baylys Beach are urged to reduce water use after use has risen slightly since Level 3 water restrictions came into force on 12 February. Since being called on to save water, residents and businesses in the restricted area ... More >>

Volunteers Recognised For Contribution To Community

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:47 am | Kaipara District Council

Four Kaipara citizens have been recognised for their services to the community at the annual Kaipara Citizen’s Awards. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Peter Hames, Noel Moran, Tui ... More >>

Level 3 Water Restrictions For Dargaville

Monday, 12 February 2024, 4:11 pm | Kaipara District Council

Water restrictions have been introduced for Dargaville and surrounds, with residents across the entire Kaipara district being urged to use the precious resource wisely. The Level 3 restrictions announced by Kaipara District Council apply to supplied ... More >>

Increase Reported In Kaipara Dog Attacks

Friday, 15 December 2023, 11:08 am | Kaipara District Council

  The number of dog attacks in Kaipara has increased from 39 to 69 over the last year, according to Kaipara District Council’s newly released Annual Animal Management Report 2022-2023. The council report tracks animal management activities ... More >>

All Aboard The Free Summer Bus

Friday, 15 December 2023, 9:34 am | Kaipara District Council

The Mangawhai free bus is back for summer! Starting on 27 December, the bus loops from the Domain in the village to the surf beach between 10am and 5.30pm. The bus runs daily until 14 January, then on weekends including Waitangi Day on 6 February ... More >>

Making Building Consents Easier

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:45 am | Kaipara District Council

A new building consent management system introduced into Kaipara will make it easier for architects, developers, builders and homeowners to apply for, and keep track of their building consents. Kaipara District Council now uses Objective Build, which ... More >>

Kaipara Slip Repair Timeline Announced

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:42 am | Kaipara District Council

More than half of the 71 slips still impacting Kaipara roads in the wake of multiple severe weather events that hit Northland earlier this year should be repaired by the middle of next year. Kaipara District Council has already repaired 245 of the ... More >>

Motion Upheld Regarding Ruawai Adaptive Pathways Pilot Programme

Friday, 27 October 2023, 11:49 am | Kaipara District Council

  Kaipara District Council Elected Members supported a motion by Mayor Craig Jepson regarding the Ruawai Adaptive Pathways pilot programme. Ruawai Adaptive Pathways is Council’s adaptation planning pilot project. Through the pilot, Council ... More >>

Suite Of Renewals And Upgrades Shores Up Water Resilience

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 4:14 pm | Kaipara District Council

A number of infrastructure renewals and upgrades completed in recent years have strengthened water security in Kaipara. Projects supported by funding from the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) that focus on improving water security for our communities ... More >>

Collective Effort To Protect Ripiro Beach

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 4:01 pm | Kaipara District Council

This weekend, visitors to Ripiro Beach are set to be welcomed with a humble sausage in bread and an important message; follow the rules to protect other beachgoers, the environment and yourself. Representatives from local authorities and the community ... More >>

One Step Closer To Improved Connectivity

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:13 am | Kaipara District Council

Dargaville residents and visitors are one step closer to easier and safer active transport options after Kaipara District Council’s decision to progress the Kaipara Cycle Network Connections project. The project would deliver footpath and shared ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Discontinues Climate Policy And Cancels Emission Accounting Contract

Friday, 29 September 2023, 9:30 am | Kaipara District Council

A Notice of Motion put forward by Deputy Mayor Jonathan Larsen to discontinue Kaipara District Council’s climate policy and cancel its emission accounting contract was approved at the September Council meeting. The climate policy and emission accounting ... More >>

Working Party Formed To Nail Down Kaipara District Council Engineering Standards

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 7:02 pm | Kaipara District Council

A new working party, made up of elected members, Kaipara District Council (KDC) staff and input from external expert advice has been appointed to work on the new Engineering Standards for the district. Council's Engineering Standards are a reference ... More >>

A Focus On Recovery With Long Term Plan Decision

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 4:30 pm | Kaipara District Council

A shortened Long Term Plan with a focus on recovery was approved by Kaipara District Council earlier this week. The decision follows a severe weather emergency recovery order offered by central Government. The order suspends the statutory requirement ... More >>

Funding Approval For Kaipara Tourism Facilities

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 2:05 pm | Kaipara District Council

  Upgrading the Taharoa Domain day visitor toilet facilities, improving drainage in Mangawhai Community Park, and completing the award-winning Baylys Beach boardwalk are all on the cards for Kaipara District Council’s (KDC) work programme ... More >>

Council Staff Front New Safety Campaign

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 1:23 pm | Kaipara District Council

‘Council staff are part of Kaipara communities, and they deserve to be safe and respected at work’ are the key messages raised in a new campaign being released by Kaipara District Council. Called Our Council, Our Community, the campaign includes ... More >>

Dargaville Racecourse Trifecta Development Moves Forward

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 7:28 pm | Kaipara District Council

The ‘Trifecta Development Area’ planned on the outskirts of Dargaville moved to the next phase after Kaipara District Council accepted the recommendations of the Hearings Panel on 30 August 2023. The Private Plan Change proposes to rezone ... More >>

Green Light For Matakohe Cemetery Trustee Appointment Process

Friday, 1 September 2023, 1:44 pm | Kaipara District Council

The number of trustees administering Matakohe Cemetery is set to grow after Kaipara District Council agreed to proceed with a trustee appointment process. The decision allows Council to fulfil its statutory requirements under the Burial and Cremations ... More >>

Managing Waste For A Better Future

Friday, 1 September 2023, 12:29 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council is updating its draft Waste Minimisation and Management Plan (WMMP) and is asking the community for feedback. The Plan is a framework for managing waste across the district. It includes actions and goals for improving how ... More >>

What Matters Most In Ruawai

Monday, 10 July 2023, 12:11 pm | Kaipara District Council

The Ruawai community have identified that flood protection, people, whānau, environment, cultural connection, local businesses and farming are the things they really care about. These themes came through loud and clear in a recent survey by the Ruawai ... More >>





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