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Working With Northland’s Councils Preferred

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 2:18 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai says the local authorities of Northland have worked together for a long time on the best way to manage the three waters in their respective communities. “Whangarei has a robust water supply system and good infrastructure as this year’s ... More >>

Water Restrictions To Be Lifted In Whangarei District Tomorrow

Friday, 26 June 2020, 6:26 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council will lift its water restrictions at 8am on Saturday 27 June 2020, but water users are urged to continue conserving water – otherwise restrictions may be back this summer. “Rain in the past month has lifted the water level to ... More >>

Public Asked To Comment On Proposed Rates And Recovery Package

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 6:37 am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council is calling for submissions from the public, on its 2020-21 Annual Plan that proposes a rates increase reduced to inflation only (2.2%) and providing a $3m targeted COVID-19 relief package. Mayor Sheryl Mai said the Council approved ... More >>

Whangarei District Love It Local, Whangarei Businesses Need Your Support

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 4:37 pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei’s local business community has come together with Whangarei District Council, Northland Chamber of Commerce and Northland Inc to develop Whangārei District Love It Local, a campaign to support local businesses and reconnect our communities ... More >>

Major Award Win For Whangarei’s Central City Revitalisation Plan

Friday, 24 April 2020, 9:37 am | Whangarei District Council

“With Covid-19 hitting our local businesses hard, investing in programmes that ensure our central city is a fantastic place to shop, work, eat and play is a major focus of Council recovery plans,” says Whangarei District Council Mayor Sheryl ... More >>

Council Announces Whangarei Economic Recovery Response

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:23 pm | Whangarei District Council

“Councillors, Council staff and I have received many questions from the public regarding help for our communities and businesses during and following the Covid-19 lockdown period,” said Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai. “At a time when we are all ... More >>

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 >>





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