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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 >>

Kaipara District Council Awards Funds To 12 Mangawhai Organisations

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 2:12 pm | Kaipara District Council

A total of $132,320.00 has been awarded in the latest funding round for the Mangawhai Endowment Lands Account (MELA). Funds include $20,435.00 to Mangawhai Activity Zone for two shade structures for the skate area, surface clean treatment, and repainting ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Approves Old Mangawhai Fire Station To Be Demolished

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 6:41 pm | Kaipara District Council

Councillors this morning voted in favour of the former fire station building at 09 Wood Street to be demolished. The Council owned building is unoccupied. The Mangawhai Fire Station has been in its new modern premises at 191 Molesworth Drive since late ... More >>

Communities Benefit From Council Support

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 11:41 am | Kaipara District Council

Business and community groups affected by Covid-19 lockdown are benefitting from support offered by Kaipara District Council. Grants to offset rates, fees and professional advice are available to businesses, community and sporting groups, with a total of ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Awards Funds To 41 Community Groups And Organisations

Friday, 17 July 2020, 2:18 pm | Kaipara District Council

More than $122,000 has been awarded in the latest Kaipara District Council funding rounds for Community Grants, Rural Travel Fund, and Creative Communities Scheme. Community Grants have been awarded to twenty-one organisations including Hakaru Community ... More >>

Council Confirms Annual Plan And Reduced Rating Level Increase For 2020/21

Friday, 26 June 2020, 5:07 pm | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council confirmed that its 2020/2021 rates increase would be an average 3.97% at a Council meeting around its annual plan today. The decision was made by Council after careful consideration of the impact COVID-19 and will be achieved ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Announces Wood Street Revitalisation Funds

Friday, 26 June 2020, 7:10 am | Kaipara District Council

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded funds to Kaipara District Council for the next stage in the Wood Street revitalisation project. The funds are part of the Innovating Streets programme and pilot fund, which supports councils to deliver more ... More >>

Kaipara District Council Announces Final Wharves Feasibility Study&Programme Business Case Approval

Friday, 29 May 2020, 6:32 pm | Kaipara District Council

Approval from MBIE on the Kaipara Water Transport Network and Wharves Feasibility Study and Programme Business Case means the Council can embark on the next stage of the project. The finalisation and approval of the Feasibility Study and Programme ... More >>

Council Offers Support For Businesses

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12:21 pm | Kaipara District Council

  Kaipara businesses that have been struggling as a result of Covid-19 could benefit from a $640,000 support fund approved by Kaipara District Council today. Sue Davidson, General Manager of Sustainable Growth and Investment, says the Council ... More >>

The Big Dry Still Affecting Kaipara

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 1:24 pm | Kaipara District Council

Treat water like gold is the advice given by Waters and Waste Manager Donnick Mugusto from Kaipara District Council. Donnick and his team have been monitoring water levels across Kaipara, and says they are still critically low, even though we’ve had some ... More >>

Free Online Talk On Productive Land Use

Monday, 18 May 2020, 2:34 pm | Kaipara District Council

An online talk hosted by the Kaipara District Council will present valuable opportunities for the district’s landowners, and other businesses related to the horticulture industry. Increasing food production in Kaipara – Understand the research , is ... More >>

Support Package For Kaipara Businesses

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:55 am | Kaipara District Council

Kaipara District Council is proposing an $675,000 support package for Kaipara businesses and community groups who are struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown. Council is now seeking feedback from the community before adopting the package after the ... More >>

Council Meeting Will Confirm 2020-2021 Annual Plan

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 7:11 am | Kaipara District Council

Elected Members from Kaipara District Council will make decisions relating to their response to Covid-19 at their upcoming meeting on 29 April. The agenda will include introducing a support package, as well as a range of options around rates for next ... More >>