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Lower costs for food businesses

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lower costs for food businesses

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Lower costs for food businesses Food businesses like dairies and coffee carts wanting to set-up shop in the Far North now have lower start-up costs. The Far North District Council has gained accreditation from the Ministry for Primary Industries to verify more food sellers […]

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Council seeks expert to review procurement process

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council seeks expert to review procurement process

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council seeks expert to review procurement process The Far North District Council is seeking an independent specialist to undertake a comprehensive review of its procurement processes starting late next month. The council has advertised the three-month audit nationally on GETS – the Government Electronic […]

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Council to rebuild Kerikeri Domain pavilion

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council to rebuild Kerikeri Domain pavilion

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council to rebuild Kerikeri Domain pavilion A popular Kerikeri Domain sports facility damaged by fire will be rebuilt, the Far North District Council has decided.   The Kerikeri Domain Pavilion, which consists of two squash courts, changing rooms, clubrooms and other community facilities, was […]

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New water plant for Omanaia and Rawene

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New water plant for Omanaia and Rawene

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: New water plant for Omanaia and Rawene Safer drinking water is in the pipeline for Omanaia residents, thanks to the Far North District Council and Ministry of Health. Far North District Councillors have voted to construct a new water treatment plant at the Council’s […]

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Festival inspires Far North youth leaders

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Festival inspires Far North youth leaders

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Festival inspires Far North youth leaders Far North Youth Councillors have been inspired to change lives after attending the Festival for the Future, New Zealand’s largest annual youth development event. The event, held in Auckland on 4-6 August, was part of the Future Leaders […]

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Community to discuss Paihia beach parachute landings

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community to discuss Paihia beach parachute landings

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Community to discuss Paihia beach parachute landings The Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community Board will hold a public meeting to discuss a skydiving company’s plan to make tandem skydive landings on two Paihia beaches. Skydive Bay of Islands wants to use Waitangi Beach (opposite the […]

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Community board to consider dog restrictions at beaches

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community board to consider dog restrictions at beaches

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Community board to consider dog restrictions at beaches A proposal for the control of dogs at beaches in the Bay of Islands will be further considered by the Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community Board next week. The Far North District Council has been consulting the […]

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Kaitaia dog day a huge success

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kaitaia dog day a huge success

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Kaitaia dog day a huge success Wintry conditions didn’t stop the owners of 252 dogs turning up at the Kaitaia A&P Showgrounds last Friday to get their pooches microchipped and neutered for free at the Far North District Council’s second dog day. In all, […]

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Maintenance for Hokianga vehicle ferry

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Maintenance for Hokianga vehicle ferry

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Maintenance for Hokianga vehicle ferry A passenger-only service will operate on the Hokianga Harbour for about 12 days beginning late August while the council’s vehicle ferry undergoes maintenance. Vehicle ferry services between Rawene and Kohukohu will be suspended beginning 28 August to 8 September […]

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Infrastructure manager to leave FNDC

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Infrastructure manager to leave FNDC

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Infrastructure manager to leave FNDC Jacqui Robson, the Far North District Council’s General Manager – Infrastructure & Asset Management, has resigned from her role with council. Chief Executive, Shaun Clarke, confirmed the resignation in an email to staff and elected members this week. Mr […]

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Free microchipping, neutering for Kaitaia dogs

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Free microchipping, neutering for Kaitaia dogs

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Free microchipping, neutering for Kaitaia dogs Kaitaia dog owners can have their pooch chipped and snipped for free at Kaitaia A&P Showgrounds next week during council’s second dog day – Nga Kuri Auau o Kaitaia. The Friday 28 July event will offer all Kaitaia […]

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No breach to election rules say police

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on No breach to election rules say police

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: No breach to election rules say police Far North Mayor John Carter has welcomed a police decision not to pursue an allegation that the Council, and a Councillor standing for election, breached the Electoral Act. The Far North Electoral Officer, Dale Ofsoske, has also […]

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Rates take lower than expected in 2017/18

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Rates take lower than expected in 2017/18

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Rates take lower than expected in 2017/18 A lower rates take due to reduced operating expenditure and lower forecast debt is part of the 2017/18 Annual Plan the Far North District Council adopted last week. Council confirmed the third year of its 2015-25 Long […]

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Community takes control of Te Ahu from July

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community takes control of Te Ahu from July

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Community takes control of Te Ahu from July Kaitaia will take over full control of Te Ahu, the town’s flagship community centre, from 1 July, following the Far North District Council’s endorsement of a governance and handover plan. The decision, taken by Council during […]

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Kawakawa pool to get new water heater

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kawakawa pool to get new water heater

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Kawakawa pool to get new water heater The Far North District Council and Kawakawa Business and Community Association will stump up nearly $60,000 to replace a broken heat pump at Te Papawai Bay of Islands Community Pool. The heat pump – one of two […]

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‘Chip and snip’ dog day a huge success

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on ‘Chip and snip’ dog day a huge success

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Chip and snip’ dog day a huge success Nearly 100 Kaikohe dogs were microchipped for free and 80 signed-up for neutering at hugely successful ‘chip and snip’ Dog Day on Friday. Nga Kuri Auau o Kaikohe was a pilot that aimed to help reduce […]

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Prosecutions send strong dog control message

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Prosecutions send strong dog control message

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Prosecutions send strong dog control message Far North District Council says a 100 per cent success rate in dog-related prosecutions, combined with increased emphasis on responsible ownership, is sending a clear message to dog-owners in the district. Last week, the council’s Animal Management Unit […]

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FNDC welcomes youth cadets – Far North District Council

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on FNDC welcomes youth cadets – Far North District Council

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: FNDC welcomes youth cadets – Far North District Council Four cadets were welcomed to the Far North District Council by senior staff, the chief executive, the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor on Wednesday [7 June]. A morning powhiri was held for the four young […]

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Council to review procurement processes

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council to review procurement processes

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council to review procurement processes Far North District Council will conduct an independent review of its procurement processes. Mayor John Carter says a proposal to set up a review panel will be tabled at the next full council meeting on 22 June. The proposal […]

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Food businesses advised to check obligations

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Food businesses advised to check obligations

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Food businesses advised to check obligations Far North District Council is encouraging all café, takeaway and commercial food businesses to check their obligations under the 2014 Food Act before they commit to food safety training. The council is concerned that some food business owners […]

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