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Whangarei District Council Is Limiting Some Services To Keep People Safe

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:41 pm | Whangarei District Council

Following consultation with the District Health Board, Whangarei District Council will be allowing its facilities to remain open for limited use and with increased safety precautions. The Central Library will be open for collection of holds only ... More >>

Covid 19 Pandemic Advice From Council

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2:47 pm | Whangarei District Council

  Whangarei District Council is supporting calls for people to and avoid risking their own, other customers’ or staff’s exposure to the Covid 19 virus. “We don’t want anyone going into council spaces if they are at all unwell,” ... More >>

Fritter Festival Cancellation – Safety The Priority

Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:22 pm | Whangarei District Council

The organisers of Whangarei’s immensely popular Fritter Festival are disappointed to announce that this year’s festival will be cancelled because of Covid 19. “There have been no confirmed cases of the disease in Northland so far, our decision to ... More >>

Next-Level Ambassador Programme Wraps Up

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9:20 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s responsible freedom camping ambassadors have handed out their last camper information packs for the season, wrapping up a summer that took freedom camping management in the district to the next level. “This is the second consecutive season ... More >>

Level Two Water Restrictions Start Wednesday Next Week

Friday, 21 February 2020, 4:43 pm | Whangarei District Council

Level two water restrictions will come into force in the Whangarei District at 8am on Wednesday 26 February, and Level Three restrictions may not be far behind. Water Services Manager Andrew Venmore said dam, river and groundwater levels have fallen ... More >>

New Events Fund Launched For Whangarei

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 7:26 am | Whangarei District Council

Do you have a new and innovative idea for an event that celebrates unique local experiences? Or maybe you've been to an inspiring event elsewhere and want to bring it to the Whangarei District? Whangarei District Council has launched an exciting ... More >>

Whangarei - Reduce Water Use By 20% To Delay Restrictions

Friday, 14 February 2020, 5:23 pm | Whangarei District Council

If Whangārei residents can reduce their water consumption by 20 per cent they might keep the District’s water restrictions away for a few weeks yet. Whangarei District Council’s Water Services Manager Andrew Venmore said restrictions had not been ... More >>

Big dry is affecting gravel roads

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:02 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s gravel roads are being affected by this summer’s big dry, and the effects will last until the end of the drought at least, says Northland Transport Alliance Manager Calvin Thomas. More >>

Water saving in Whangarei’s parks and reserves

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:37 am | Whangarei District Council

With water levels falling so low in several parts of the Far North and Kaipara Districts, Whangarei District Council is preparing for the possibility that it may have to supply some water to other districts. More >>

Whangarei Mayor reacts to $692M roading announcement

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 2:51 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai is thrilled with today’s announcement by the Government that it will spend $692M on improvements to SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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