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Hokianga Ferry to resume sailing Tuesday

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Hokianga Ferry to resume sailing Tuesday

Source: Far North District Council The Hokianga Ferry should resume normal services tomorrow with repairs to one of its engines due to be completed today.  Sailings of the Hokianga vehicle ferry were halted yesterday as a precaution due to mechanical issues.  The Far North District Council is now working with a local ferry operator to […]

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Placemaking project for Jaycee Park

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Placemaking project for Jaycee Park

Source: Far North District Council Junior play equipment with a nautical theme will be installed at Kaitaia’s Jaycee Park this month, the first part of a two-stage revamp of the popular recreation area.  The new play equipment will include a boat-shaped climbing platform with decks at different levels, steering wheels, telescopes, slides and a crawl […]

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Council working on Kaitaia water supply resilience

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council working on Kaitaia water supply resilience

Source: Far North District Council Summer water restrictions in Kaitaia should become less frequent as the Far North District Council works to make the town’s supply more drought-resilient.  Dry weather and high water use forced the Council to introduce Level 2 water restrictions for properties connected to its Kaitaia water supply last week. General Manager […]

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Harold Ave attack dog seized

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Harold Ave attack dog seized

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council Animal Management Officers have seized the dog that allegedly attacked 95-year-old Kaikohe man, Jim Morgan, on Monday. The terrier cross was impounded during an early morning visit to a property previously identified by Mr Morgan. Another young dog was also impounded from the same address, although […]

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More water restrictions as consumption climbs

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on More water restrictions as consumption climbs

Source: Far North District Council Sprinkler bans are this week being applied to Kerikeri and Kaitaia, while existing water restrictions are being tightened in Kaikohe. The Far North District Council is applying the restrictions due to a combination of high levels of water consumption recorded across the district’s eight water schemes, and NIWA predictions that […]

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Relationship agreement a milestone for Northland leaders

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Relationship agreement a milestone for Northland leaders

Source: Far North District Council A relationship agreement signed between Northland Mayors and Tai Tokerau Iwi Chairs is the first of its kind in New Zealand. The Northland Mayoral Forum and Te Kahu O Taonui (Tai Tokerau Iwi Chairs Forum) have been in discussions for the past 19 months about how they can build a […]

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Water restrictions for Hokianga and Kaikohe

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Water restrictions for Hokianga and Kaikohe

Source: Far North District Council Continuing dry weather has forced the Far North District Council to ban the use of sprinklers in Kaikohe and tighten existing water restrictions for South Hokianga. There has been no significant rain in the Far North since Christmas, compounding low river water levels recorded as early as October. NIWA predicts […]

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Top line-up for Kaikohe Super Rugby clash

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Top line-up for Kaikohe Super Rugby clash

Source: Far North District Council Far North rugby fans will not be disappointed next month with both the Blues and the Chiefs to field their top players during a pre-season Super Rugby match at Kaikohe’s Lindvart Park. All Blacks from both squads will take to the field on 2 February during one of five pre-season […]

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Youth Council launches youth fund

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Youth Council launches youth fund

Source: Far North District Council Young people in the Far North will have access to a new youth fund to assist them to achieve their dreams. The IF Innovation Fund is now open for applications, thanks to the Far North Youth Council and the Ministry of Youth Development. Young people are invited to pitch their […]

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New dog management rules for Far North

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New dog management rules for Far North

Source: Far North District Council New rules for managing dogs in the Far North District are designed to balance the safety of people, wildlife and other animals while catering for the recreational needs of dogs and their owners.  The Far North District Council adopted a new Dog Management Policy and Bylaw last Thursday after a […]

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Water restrictions for South Hokianga

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Water restrictions for South Hokianga

Source: Far North District Council South Hokianga residents are being asked to conserve water as a precaution against expected shortages later in the summer. Level 2 water restrictions will be imposed across the area on 24 December. This is later than in previous years and is due to significant rainfall early in the month General […]

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Council and Sportsville sign park management agreement

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council and Sportsville sign park management agreement

Source: Far North District Council A joint Management Agreement aimed at improving, developing and enhancing Lindvart Park in Kaikohe was signed yesterday between the Council and community sports organisation, Kaikohe and Districts Sportsville. The agreement follows on the heels of the October adoption by Council of a new Reserve Management Plan for Lindvart Park. The […]

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Work set to begin on plant for Omanaia drinking water

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Work set to begin on plant for Omanaia drinking water

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council has contracted Broadspectrum New Zealand Limited to build a new water treatment plant in Omanaia. The agreement follows a competitive and open tender process. The total projected budget for construction and commissioning is $2.8 million. The project’s cost has been heavily subsidised by the Ministry of […]

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New toilet facilities for travellers in the Far North

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New toilet facilities for travellers in the Far North

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council has won Government funding to build or upgrade new public toilets at top tourist destinations across the district. The Council will receive $639,000 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) through the government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund. This amount is approximately half of what is […]

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Community safety the aim of alcohol control bylaw

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community safety the aim of alcohol control bylaw

Source: Far North District Council Liquor bans will continue to apply in public areas of towns in the Far North, following the adoption of a new bylaw by the Far North District Council.  The Council has reviewed its Public Places Liquor Control Bylaw 2003 and replaced it with the new Alcohol Control Bylaw 2018. The […]

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Higher satisfaction levels in resident opinion survey

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Higher satisfaction levels in resident opinion survey

Source: Far North District Council Customer satisfaction levels improved across 21 Far North District Council service areas in the latest annual resident opinion survey conducted by the Council. An independent research company surveyed 500 people in the district in May-June. Customer satisfaction levels went up across 21 of the 23 areas measured. The biggest increase […]

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Community feedback sought on Kerikeri Domain

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community feedback sought on Kerikeri Domain

Source: Far North District Council How should Kerikeri Domain be managed and developed? That is the question the Far North District Council is asking the community. The Council is seeking public feedback on a draft reserve management plan that will provide direction for the management and development of the Domain. People have until 15 March […]

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Council stations to stop recycling some plastics

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council stations to stop recycling some plastics

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council will stop accepting some grades of plastic for recycling at transfer stations due to the shrinking global market for used plastics. The Council will now accept only plastics numbered 1 and 2 for recycling at its refuse and recycling stations. The number identifying the type of […]

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Council ferry and pool contracts under review

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council ferry and pool contracts under review

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from potential operators of the Hokianga Ferry and the district’s public swimming pools. The request is part of a review of two long-standing service contracts held by Broadspectrum, which has operated the Hokianga Ferry for over 30 years, and CBEC, […]

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Kerikeri gets new recycling and rubbish station

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kerikeri gets new recycling and rubbish station

Source: Far North District Council A new refuse transfer station will open next week in Waipapa following a deal struck between Far North District Council and locally-owned waste and recycling company, Northland Waste. The Kerikeri/Waipapa refuse transfer station will be open seven days a week from Monday 10 December and will accept bulk and bagged […]

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