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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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Kaikohe marae spring in danger of drying up

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kaikohe marae spring in danger of drying up

Source: Far North District Council A natural spring supplying water to Kaikohe’s Kotahitanga Marae, Ngati Whakaeke hapu and the historic Aperahama Church is in danger of running dry unless Kaikohe residents begin conserving water now. The Waikotihe puna (spring) is fed by an underground aquifer, one of two sources used by the Far North District […]

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Council investigates pōhutukawa poisoning

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council investigates pōhutukawa poisoning

Source: Far North District Council The Far North District Council is investigating the apparent poisoning of pōhutukawa trees on an esplanade reserve at Opito Bay near Kerikeri. Residents recently reported dieback on a number of trees at the reserve. An arborist contracted by the Council inspected the pōhutukawa on Wednesday and confirmed that holes had been […]

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Kaikohe Library seeks input on refurbishment

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kaikohe Library seeks input on refurbishment

Source: Far North District Council Kaikohe and Hokianga residents are being asked to provide feedback on plans for a long-awaited facelift to Kaikohe Library. Refurbishment of the 50-year-old building is due to start in May 2019 and library staff are seeking input from residents and library users on a new internal layout for the building. […]

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Management plan adopted for Kaikohe sports ground

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Management plan adopted for Kaikohe sports ground

Source: Far North District Council Creating a premier sports venue for the Far North with attractive, well maintained and used facilities is the vision for Lindvart Park following adoption of the ground’s Reserve Management Plan. The Management Plan provides a roadmap for building a high-standard, multi-purpose facility for the people of Kaikohe, and the wider […]

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Kaeo water customers get reprieve

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kaeo water customers get reprieve

Source: Far North District Council Water will keep flowing to 23 Kaeo households and businesses for another seven months following a deal struck between the water supplier and the Far North District Council. Wai Care Environmental Consultants notified its customers earlier this month that it intended to stop supplying water from 23 November. The notice […]

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Agencies work to keep Kaeo water flowing

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Agencies work to keep Kaeo water flowing

Source: Far North District Council Keeping water flowing to Kaeo households and businesses is the aim of an inter-agency response to a private water supplier’s decision to cease trading. Wai Care Environmental Consultants has notified its 23 customers in Kaeo that it will stop supplying water to them from 23 November. Discussions aimed at providing […]

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Council takes precautionary approach with Kerikeri water

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council takes precautionary approach with Kerikeri water

Source: Far North District Council The Far North District Council will supply its Kerikeri water treatment plant only from Puketotara Stream while tests for algal bloom toxins continue on its second water source, Lake Waingaro. The lake, which is owned and operated as a reservoir by Kerikeri Irrigation Company, normally supplies about 70 per cent […]

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Building consents go electronic in Far North

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Building consents go electronic in Far North

Source: Far North District Council Getting building consents in the Far North should be simpler and faster following the Far North District Council’s adoption of a new electronic application process. From 1 November, the Council will begin transitioning to a new electronic building consent system called Simpli. The Council is one of more than 20 […]

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Moerewa dogs get ‘chipped and snipped’

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Moerewa dogs get ‘chipped and snipped’

Source: Far North District Council The owners of 213 dogs gathered at Simson Park in Moerewa on Friday [19 Oct] to have their pets microchipped, neutered and vaccinated for free. Nga Kuri Auau o Moerewa was the third ‘chip and snip’ event to be run by the Far North District Council since 2017. The SPCA, […]

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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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