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New light towers for Rugby World Cup

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 1:04 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s, Semenoff Stadium will be getting new, state-of-the-art lighting towers in time for the 2021 Rugby World Cup games, following the letting of a contract this week. More >>

Our responsible freedom camping ambassadors are go!

Friday, 13 December 2019, 11:47 am | Whangarei District Council

Local ‘good sorts’ giving up summer chill time to educate freedom campers, the ambassadors have now completed training and begin their evening visits to the district’s designated freedom camping sites on Friday 13 December, in time for the peak holiday ... More >>

Long-term, public plans for hotel coming to fruition

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:05 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Mayor and Councillors are welcoming the announcement that major hotel chain Millennium and Copthorne has conditionally purchased a strategic property for a hotel development in central Whangarei. More >>

Major Power Cut

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:18 am | Whangarei District Council

“Residents are urged to conserve water and avoid flushing toilets (except where necessary) because we don’t know for sure how long the power will be out and Whangarei District Council’s water supply and sewer systems require power. More >>

Whangarei Deputy Mayor and Committee Chairs Appointed

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:39 am | Whangarei District Council

Third term Whangarei District Mayor Sheryl Mai has appointed a highly-experienced team to lead Councillors though the next three years. More >>

Rātā : International waka experts in Whangārei

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 8:41 am | Whangarei District Council

Traditional and contemporary art forms are on show at the Rātā Symposium in Whāngarei where navigators and carvers from across the Pacific have gathered to share their expertise. Hosted by the Te Au Mārie Trust, the event is part of Tuia 250 ki Taitokerau ... More >>

Whangarei District Council's election results are now in

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:10 am | Whangarei District Council

The preliminary results of Whangarei District Council's elections have been listed on our website. The have been no changes to the list of those elected in the progress results yesterday. More >>

Whangarei District Council's election results are now in

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 2:38 pm | Whangarei District Council

www.wdc.govt.nz/ElectionResults The final results will be declared by public notice between 17 and 23 October. Congratulations to all candidates in the 2019 Local Elections. More >>

Council Calls for Responsible Freedom Camping Ambassadors

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:53 pm | Whangarei District Council

You saw them in their high-viz vests at Whangarei’s freedom camping spots last year, and this year you could be one of them. More >>

Civic Honours 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:46 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2019 Civic Honours Awards. Our District’s top honours for this year go to Eric Hansen, Lynette MacDonald, Vic and Yvonne Pitman and Major Christopher Williams, in recognition of ... More >>

Whangarei declares climate emergency

Friday, 26 July 2019, 1:47 pm | Whangarei District Council

“Whangarei District Council’s declaration of a climate change emergency in the District reflects Council’s concerns about climate change, and recognises the speed and extent of the change in thinking and action needed to avoid the worst impacts ... More >>

Whangārei Civic Centre site confirmed

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:17 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangārei’s new Civic Centre has taken another step forward, with the RSA site being confirmed at a Whangarei District Council meeting held on Thursday, 30 May. More >>

Matariki at Hihiaua

Friday, 17 May 2019, 3:38 pm | Whangarei District Council

Matariki at Hihiaua will be held on 22nd June 2019 from 10am-3pm. Previously called the Matariki Whanau Festival, the event has been moved from last year’s Town Basin location due to construction currently being undertaken in the area. This free whanau ... More >>

Upcoming roadworks

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:55 am | Whangarei District Council

Three more jobs are to be completed on Riverside Drive over the next couple of weeks. More >>

Whangarei's Ticket Office now at The Hub

Monday, 8 April 2019, 11:30 am | Whangarei District Council

If you are about to buy tickets for a show, take note that Whangārei’s box office has shifted from Forum North to Te Manawa, The Hub, at the Town Basin. More >>

Resignation of second-term Whangarei District Councillor

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:12 am | Whangarei District Council

Second-term Whangarei District Councilllor Stuart Bell has resigned from Council. Acting Mayor Sharon Morgan has released the following statement: “I would like to acknowledge on behalf of the community, Councillors and the organisation, Councillor ... More >>

Whangarei’s new $37 million Civic Centre project underway

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:32 pm | Whangarei District Council

The new centre will be built in the Forum North/RSA precinct, on land already owned by Council, in favour of a central city location. More >>

Freedom camping complaints plummet

Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

Nearly 3000 freedom camper information packs and 520 site visits later, Whangarei’s responsible freedom camping volunteer ambassadors have hung up their high-viz vests for the summer, satisfied they contributed to a much-improved peak freedom camping ... More >>

Thumbs up to responsible Freedom Camping in Whangarei

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 3:12 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council’s Responsible Camper card has our freedom camping rules written on one side and the words, ‘I’m a Responsible Freedom Camper’ on the other. Displaying it indicates a willingness by the freedom camper to abide by the ... More >>

Council takes tough love approach with freedom campers

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:59 am | Whangarei District Council

Campers enjoying a pre-Christmas stay at one of Whangarei’s designated freedom camping areas are in for some tough love. More >>



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