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Far North libraries ditch plastic bags

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Far North libraries ditch plastic bags

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council Libraries are playing their part to rid the world of plastic bags. All six branches are now offering library users the option of buying re-usable, organic cotton bags for their books. The bags, which cost just $5 each, feature a distinctive library logo, along with branch […]

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District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District

Source: Far North District Council How can we get the right activities happening in the right places?  That is one of the questions the Far North District Council is putting to communities as it creates a new District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District. The Council launched a community engagement project […]

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Mural adds spark to Kaikohe EV station

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Mural adds spark to Kaikohe EV station

Source: Far North District Council A giant mural featuring an airbrushed tūī and kohekohe berries has transformed an electric vehicle charging station in Kaikohe thanks to renowned urban artists Charles and Janine Williams. The mural has created a vibrant backdrop for electric vehicle (EV) drivers recharging at the ChargeNet station, one of several forming Te […]

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Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall epairs to Waitangi’s iconic one-lane bridge and construction of an adjacent section of the seawall on Te Tii Bay beach will be completed ahead of the peak summer visitor season…

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Planner with international experience to join Far North District Council

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Planner with international experience to join Far North District Council

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Planner with international experience to join Far North District Council An experienced planner who has helped manage the growth of Canada’s fourth largest city is joining the Far North District Council’s Strategic Leadership Team…

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Council launches dog registration checks

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council launches dog registration checks

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council launches dog registration checks Far North District Council will launch a door-to-door campaign next month to update dog registrations and reduce the number of roaming dogs in some Far North communities…

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Alan Hessell wins community board by-election

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Alan Hessell wins community board by-election

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Alan Hessell wins community board by-election Alan Hessell will be the new South Hokianga Subdivision representative on the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board…

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Libraries issue te reo Scrabble challenge

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Libraries issue te reo Scrabble challenge

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Libraries issue te reo Scrabble challenge Far North te reo speakers of all levels are being invited to share and boost their language skills at local libraries during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) this year…

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‘No Spray’ option addresses Roundup concerns

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on ‘No Spray’ option addresses Roundup concerns

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: ‘No Spray’ option addresses Roundup concerns Council contractor, Broadspectrum, will begin roadside weed control work next month in southern areas of the Far North District…

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SPCA, BOI Watchdogs tour FNDC dog shelters

By   /  August 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on SPCA, BOI Watchdogs tour FNDC dog shelters

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: SPCA, BOI Watchdogs tour FNDC dog shelters Animal welfare group, The Bay of Islands Watchdogs, and an SPCA Inspector have reviewed the District Council’s two dog shelters…

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Waterfront redevelopment planned for Mangonui

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Waterfront redevelopment planned for Mangonui

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Waterfront redevelopment planned for Mangonui Mangonui’s waterfront is being developed into a vibrant public space that connects the village with the harbour and celebrates its maritime and Māori history…

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Project makes road safer for Kerikeri kids

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Project makes road safer for Kerikeri kids

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Project makes road safer for Kerikeri kids Children at Riverview School in Kerikeri now have a safer walk to school, thanks to a traffic safety project led by the Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community Board…

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Kaikohe community hub a step closer

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kaikohe community hub a step closer

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikohe community hub a step closer Detailed planning for Te Pū o Te Wheke, a multi-use community and civic hub destined for the heart of Kaikohe, could be underway soon…

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Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri A District Transport Strategy proposed for the Far North will address concerns Kerikeri residents have about traffic congestion and a possible influx of logging trucks into the town…

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Festival inspires young leaders

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Festival inspires young leaders

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Festival inspires young leaders Young leaders from the Far North want to encourage change after attending Festival for the Future 2018, New Zealand’s largest annual youth development event, in Wellington…

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How should we manage dogs in the Far North District?

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on How should we manage dogs in the Far North District?

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: How should we manage dogs in the Far North District? How should we manage dogs in the Far North District? That is the question the Council is asking communities as it seeks public feedback on a proposed policy and bylaw for managing dogs…

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Responsible dog ownership initiative praised at excellence awards

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Responsible dog ownership initiative praised at excellence awards

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Responsible dog ownership initiative praised at excellence awards Judges have praised a Far North District Council project that has reduced dog attacks in Kaikohe and Kaitaia by encouraging responsible dog ownership…

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Five candidates for Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board by-election

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Five candidates for Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board by-election

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Five candidates for Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board by-election Five candidates will contest the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board (South Hokianga Subdivision) by-election, which closes on 14 September 2018…

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Swamp Palace temporarily closed

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Swamp Palace temporarily closed

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Swamp Palace temporarily closed The Far North District Council has temporarily closed Oruru Community Hall in Peria due to serious deterioration of the building structure…

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Public feedback sought on new dog management rules

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Public feedback sought on new dog management rules

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Public feedback sought on new dog management rules The Far North District Council is inviting the public to provide fresh feedback on revamped dog management rules for the district…

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