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Whangarei District To Welcome First Cruise Ships In Early 2024

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:27 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District is gearing up to welcome its first ever cruise ships in early 2024. Three cruise ships are booked to dock at Northport at Marsden Point over February-March 2024 and seven ships are booked for the following summer season. Mayor Vince Cocurullo ... More >>

Summer Heralds Major Progress On Storm Slips

Friday, 17 November 2023, 4:30 pm | Whangarei District Council

Over the next eight months, Whangārei drivers can look forward to the repair of 50 minor slips and at least six of the 30 complex slips remaining following this year’s weather events. The remaining 24 complex slips will require serious engineering ... More >>

Communication Key To Kāinga Ora Developments

Friday, 29 September 2023, 4:45 pm | Whangarei District Council

A call for more community consultation from Kāinga Ora was the theme of a recent gathering of residents from Otangarei and Kensington communities, which was attended by elected members and central government ministers. Mayor Vince Cocurullo attended ... More >>

Whangarei District Council Joins Three Waters Appeal

Friday, 4 August 2023, 10:55 am | Whangarei District Council

Mayor Vince Cocurullo has confirmed ‘the fight is not over’ to retain local council ownership of Three Waters assets, after a resolution was made in a confidential meeting in Chambers on Thursday 3 August, for the council to intend to join Timaru ... More >>

Mayoral Relief Fund In Pipeline For Whangarei

Friday, 24 February 2023, 9:06 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Mayor Vince Cocurullo is establishing a mayoral relief fund for people hard-hit by Cyclone Gabrielle. “While the damage across our District is nothing like that in several others, some of our people have had their homes red ... More >>

Public Information Update For Whangarei Residents For 21 Feb 2023

Tuesday, 21 February 2023, 2:19 pm | Whangarei District Council

Takitu Road supply drop We have been out working with the Red Cross today to do another helicopter drop of supplies to residents in Takitu Road in rural Opouteke. Today’s good news is that Northpower has restored power to these homes and a temporary ... More >>

WHANGAREI: Disposal Of Storm-related Green Waste / Vegetation

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 3:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council is offering disposal of storm-damaged green waste / vegetation for free at 3 sites. Please note the Re:Sort centre will NOT be one of the locations. Starting 8:00am Friday 17 February 2023, you can deliver green waste / vegetation ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Update For Whangārei Residents As At 1:20pm February 15 2023

Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 1:29 pm | Whangarei District Council

The big clean up While we know people will be wanting to get out and start on the big clean up, there is some planning that has to go into this, so we can all do this safely. At the moment, there are still thousands of households without roading access ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Public Information For Whangārei Residents As At 11:40am February 14 2023

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 11:50 am | Whangarei District Council

Police in Whangārei are supporting an evacuation of residents in Hakawai Lane, off Whareora Road. There is an identified risk of a landslide threatening homes due to the high rainfall. Please be aware of high tide times for any increased risk of ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Update For Whangārei Residents As At 1:00pm February 13 2023

Monday, 13 February 2023, 1:16 pm | Whangarei District Council

People located in low-lying areas close to the rivers in the Whangārei Central and Town Basin area are asked to self-evacuate before high tide at 1:56pm today because of a high risk of tidal flooding. There may be further flooding overnight, so be ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Update For Whangārei Residents As At 11:25am February 13 2023

Monday, 13 February 2023, 11:31 am | Whangarei District Council

People located in low-lying areas close to the rivers in the Whangārei CBD and Town Basin area are asked to self-evacuate before high tide at 1:56pm today because of a high risk of tidal flooding. If you have nowhere safe to go, you can go to the ... More >>

$14m For Low-carbon Transport In Whangarei District Welcomed

Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 12:26 pm | Whangarei District Council

­ Whangarei Mayor Vince Cocurullo is pleased to hear news of major government funding for lower-carbon, safer transport in the District – although he urges government to increase much needed funding for road improvements too. “The provisional approval ... More >>

Council Accepts Tranche 1 Of "no Strings" Better Off Funding

Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 10:33 am | Whangarei District Council

  Eleven Whangarei District Council (WDC) programmes and projects have been granted a total $9.48 million of funding under Tranche 1 of the government’s Three Waters Reforms Better Off Funding package. “While the objectives of three ... More >>

Port Road Bridge Opens

Monday, 28 November 2022, 12:09 pm | Whangarei District Council

The new $10M bridge on Port Road will be officially opened tomorrow (Tuesday 29 November). The 16-month construction project undertaken by local firms United Civil Construction and WSP Consultants includes the building of a new bridge across the ... More >>

Election Results Whangarei District Council

Saturday, 15 October 2022, 1:06 pm | Whangarei District Council

Congratulations to all of Whangarei District Council’s new elected members. Whangarei District Council’s final election results are in, confirming that the candidates named in the progress and preliminary results have all been elected to Council. To ... More >>

Preliminary Election Results Whangarei District Council

Sunday, 9 October 2022, 12:55 pm | Whangarei District Council

The preliminary results in the 2022 Whangarei District Council local government election have been released and there has been no change to the line-up of Mayor and Councillors elected yesterday. The final results ... More >>

Nominations Increase For Whangārei 2022 Local Elections

Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 11:27 am | Whangarei District Council

With the close of nominations at 12pm on 12 August, Whangarei District Council recorded an increase in candidate numbers for the 2022 local elections, up 21% from the 2019 local elections. The final tally showed 7 Mayoral nominations, up from 3 in 2019, ... More >>

It’s Time To Demand Better Water Reform

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 11:47 am | Whangarei District Council

“It’s time for the Whangarei District to demand better three waters reform, and reject the Government’s one size fits none plan, says Mayor Sheryl Mai. “The public has a “one-and-only” opportunity to have their say on the water reforms ... More >>

Northlanders Encouraged To Cultivate Kai For Community Wellbeing

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:40 pm | Whangarei District Council

Nau mai haere mai Te Tai Tokerau growers! Do you have a project that addresses a kai need in your community? Kai Ora and its partners welcome applications from communities seeking support for initiatives that lift the availability of healthy kai, and increase ... More >>

Consultation On Future Airport Options

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 2:02 pm | Whangarei District Council

Today (20 April 2022) Council has opened consultation on the future of air transport in the Whangārei District. Council General Manager Infrastructure Simon Weston said three options for further investigation as potential new airports for Whangārei ... More >>





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