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Millions to be spent repairing storm-damaged roads

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Millions to be spent repairing storm-damaged roads

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Millions to be spent repairing storm-damaged roads Repairs worth $2.5 million will begin next year on 14 slips at storm-damaged roads in the Far North District. The Council has completed geotechnical investigations on six roads where there is land subsidence.  It is now designing […]

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Water conservation needed in Kerikeri and Kaitaia

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Water conservation needed in Kerikeri and Kaitaia

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Water conservation needed in Kerikeri and Kaitaia Residents and businesses in Kerikeri and Kaitaia are being encouraged to save water as water treatment plants in both towns struggle to keep up with unusually high water use. Daily water use in Kerikeri is a third […]

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Water restrictions begin for South Hokianga

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Water restrictions begin for South Hokianga

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Water restrictions begin for South Hokianga South Hokianga residents are being asked to restrict their water use as a precaution against expected serious shortages later in the summer. General Manager – Infrastructure and Asset Management Andy Finch is asking residents to stop using water […]

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Council mapping tool named best enabler

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council mapping tool named best enabler

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council mapping tool named best enabler An interactive mapping tool created by Far North District Council to help communities get involved in the District Plan review process has won a national award. The Let’s Plan Together storymap won the Spatial Enablement Award during the […]

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Nominations open for Bay of Islands by-election

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Nominations open for Bay of Islands by-election

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Nominations open for Bay of Islands by-election Nominations for those wishing to stand in the Far North District Council’s Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Ward by-election open today, Friday 24 November. The by-election was called after Councillor Willow-Jean Prime resigned from her role with the Council […]

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Residents asked to identify outstanding trees

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Residents asked to identify outstanding trees

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Residents asked to identify outstanding trees The Far North District Council wants to hear about exceptional trees that residents feel need special protection. Over the coming month, the public can nominate a tree, or group of trees, that they think should be identified as […]

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Councillors to present Far North opportunities in Beijing

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Councillors to present Far North opportunities in Beijing

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Councillors to present Far North opportunities in Beijing Three Far North District Council representatives will visit China next month to discuss investment opportunities in the Far North with Chinese business leaders. The Council unanimously agreed in an open meeting last Thursday to send Deputy […]

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Boutique festivals now easier in Far North

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Boutique festivals now easier in Far North

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Boutique festivals now easier in Far North Organising one-off, small events and festivals in rural parts of the Far North is now easier following changes to District Council planning rules. The new Temporary Activities Rule means that holding festivals and events that cater for […]

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Faster property information service

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Faster property information service

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Faster property information service Accessing property information will soon be a much quicker and more convenient process for people in the Far North. The Far North District Council plans to scan and store electronically about 50,000 property and resource consent files, which are […]

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Faster property information service – Far North District Council

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Faster property information service – Far North District Council

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Faster property information service – Far North District Council Accessing property information will soon be a much quicker and more convenient process for people in the Far North. The Far North District Council plans to scan and store electronically about 50,000 property and resource […]

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KPMG to review Council procurement process

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on KPMG to review Council procurement process

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: KPMG to review Council procurement process The Far North District Council has appointed international finance and audit company, KPMG, to review its procurement processes. The Council has sent a five-member, Auckland-based team from KPMG New Zealand a list of all Council procurement contracts over […]

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‘B’ performance rating for Council

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on ‘B’ performance rating for Council

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: ‘B’ performance rating for Council Local government experts have given the Far North District Council a B rating for performance in a report released yesterday. The Council is one of 18 local authorities that agreed to be assessed under Local Government New Zealand’s inaugural […]

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New Year by-election for Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Ward

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New Year by-election for Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Ward

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: New Year by-election for Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Ward Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Ward residents will elect a new Far North District Councillor early next year to replace Willow-Jean Prime, who has resigned from Council to become a list MP. Ms Prime confirmed her resignation on […]

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Customer survey shows improving trend

By   /  September 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Customer survey shows improving trend

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Customer survey shows improving trend A customer survey undertaken by the Far North District Council shows an improving trend in satisfaction with customer services. The Council’s Long Term Plan 2015-25 requires it to undertake an annual resident opinion survey to measure satisfaction with its […]

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New fund to build ambitious community assets

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New fund to build ambitious community assets

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: New fund to build ambitious community assets A new fund to help communities build ambitious and economically sustainable infrastructure has been launched by the Far North District Council. The Infrastructure Grant Fund aims to encourage the creation of bold new infrastructure that directly benefits […]

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Future secured for Kawakawa pool

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Future secured for Kawakawa pool

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Future secured for Kawakawa pool The long-term future of Te Papawai Bay of Islands Community Pool is more secure after Sport Northland signed a deal to buy it, and an adjoining recreation centre, from the Bay of Islands College last week. Under the deal, […]

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Peer support training for youth leaders

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Peer support training for youth leaders

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Peer support training for youth leaders Youth leaders in the Far North will gain new skills so they can help other youths reach their potential, thanks to the Far North District Council and Far North Youth Council. The councils have received funding of $24,000 […]

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Campground owners withdraw reserve lease request

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Campground owners withdraw reserve lease request

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Campground owners withdraw reserve lease request The owners of a Doubtless Bay campground have withdrawn a request to lease part of a public reserve at Whatuwhiwhi to accommodate an overflow of peak-season campers. The Council agreed on 10 August to lease a 1600-square-metre section […]

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Next step for Kawakawa Hundertwasser Park Centre – Te Hononga

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Next step for Kawakawa Hundertwasser Park Centre – Te Hononga

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Next step for Kawakawa Hundertwasser Park Centre – Te Hononga A change to land currently used as a car park is being proposed to allow the Kawakawa Hundertwasser Park Centre – Te Hononga to be built behind the famous Hundertwasser toilets. The proposed facility […]

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Exciting developments proposed for Kaitaia reserve

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Exciting developments proposed for Kaitaia reserve

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Exciting developments proposed for Kaitaia reserve A community plan to transform an under-used reserve in Kaitaia into a community recreation area has taken another step forward. The Far North District Council has started formal public consultation to lease Tangonge Domain Recreation Reserve in Bonnetts […]

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