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Artists sought for major new art feature

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Artists sought for major new art feature

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about artists or a team of artists expressing interest to develop a new major art feature in Whangraei. Updated: 21/03/2019 11:44 a.m. ​Artists or teams of artists are invited to put forward designs for an original, contemporary, large-scale public artwork in a high-profile location.  The work will […]

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Bascule Park work begins

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Bascule Park work begins

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the upgrade happening to Bascule Park. Updated: 20/03/2019 1:35 p.m. ​Great things are happening down at Bascule Park by Te Matau a Pohe. Workers set up fences last week to let people safely detour around the site while the area is sealed. Sixty three new car […]

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Prepare for parking fees at Airport

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Prepare for parking fees at Airport

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about parking fees being introduced at the Airport. Updated: 20/03/2019 12:42 p.m. ​On Saturday 30 March parking charges will be introduced at Whangarei Airport, but they will still be the lowest of any commercial airport in the country.  Barrier arms and a ticket machine have gone in […]

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Going places

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Going places

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Council’s transportation plans for the upcoming 2019-2020 Annual Plan. Updated: 20/03/2019 11:58 a.m. ​We are all about getting around. In fact, did you know that we spend about 24 cents in every dollar on transportation – sealed roads, gravel roads, cycleways, footpaths, bus shelters, parking and […]

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Just add Water

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Just add Water

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Council providing the “three waters” – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater. Updated: 14/03/2019 10:54 a.m. ​We’re responsible for providing the “three waters” – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater. Drinking water We have some of the best drinking water in the country and we want to keep […]

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Global Recycling Day 2019: ditch the bag

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Global Recycling Day 2019: ditch the bag

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Global Recycling Day on March 18 with tips and tricks on how to ditch the single-use plastic bag. Updated: 13/03/2019 2:06 p.m. ​On March 18, Global Recycling Day 2019 will celebrate all things reusable, recyclable and non-plastic. ‘Recycling into the future’ is the theme of this […]

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Potter Park: playtime in Tikipunga

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Potter Park: playtime in Tikipunga

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about developments of Potter Park in Tikipunga. Updated: 13/03/2019 1:57 p.m. ​We’re very excited to announce that Tikipunga will be getting a brand-new playground this year. Contractors Playco, Shade Systems and Steve Bowling Contracting having been confirmed to design and build this exciting community space, which features […]

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Speed Limit Bylaw consultation

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Speed Limit Bylaw consultation

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the speed limit bylaw consultation. Updated: 13/03/2019 10:13 a.m. ​Whangarei District Council is making some changes to its Speed Limits Bylaw 2005 and would like your feedback. Council is required to review speed limits across our District as part of a national “Safer Journey” programme. As […]

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Rating Valuations

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Rating Valuations

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the rating information objection process for 2019. Updated: 6/03/2019 10:17 a.m. Objection Inspections More than 960 Whangarei District property owners asked for their valuations to be reviewed after property valuation notices were release in January this year.  Valuation Service Provider – Opteon is now reviewing these […]

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Civic honours call for nominations

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Civic honours call for nominations

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Civic Honours call for nominiations for 2019. Updated: 6/03/2019 9:35 a.m. ​Do you know an outstanding member of the community who gives constantly to the community, expecting no reward or recognition?  Between now and May 1 you have a chance to see them recognised, by nominating […]

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We are bringing the news to you

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on We are bringing the news to you

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the 2019-2020 Annual Plan consultation and engagement process. Updated: 26/02/2019 2:30 p.m. ​A futuristic info-pod container will pop up at three major events over the coming weekends, opening its doors to reveal… The future People entering the beautifully converted shipping container will be immersed in all […]

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Successful Responsible Camping Ambassador Programme ends

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Successful Responsible Camping Ambassador Programme ends

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the 2019 Responsible Camping Ambassador Programme ending. Updated: 20/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Nearly 3000 freedom camper information packs and 520 site visits later, Whangarei’s responsible freedom camping volunteer ambassadors have hung up their high-viz vests for the summer, satisfied they contributed to a much-improved peak freedom camping […]

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Celebrating Children’s Day

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Children’s Day

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about celebrating Children’s Day at The Pulse, Raumanga on Sunday 3 March 2019. Updated: 20/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Those who were disappointed when a big storm forced organisers to cancel last year’s Children’s Day have a new chance to bring all their fun-filled energy and ideas to this […]

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Council’s books beat Government’s

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Council’s books beat Government’s

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Whangarei District Council gaining the highest credit rating availble to a public organisation in New Zealand. Updated: 20/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Whangarei District Council has again achieved the highest credit rating available to a public organisation in New Zealand. International credit rating agency Standard and Poors (S&P) […]

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Advisory group applications close

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Advisory group applications close

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the number of applications received for the 2019 Disability Advisory Group and the Positive Ageing Advisory Group. Updated: 20/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Whangarei folk are keen to contribute, if the number of applications to fill positions on two of Council’s advisory groups are anything to go by.  […]

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Future-proofing our drinking water system

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Future-proofing our drinking water system

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the contract being awarded to Broadspectrum (New Zealand Limited) to build the new Whau Valley Water Treatment Plant. Updated: 13/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​The contract for one of the largest Whangarei District Council civil engineering projects has been awarded to Broadspectrum (New Zealand) Limited.  At a special […]

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Parua Bay compactor installed

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Parua Bay compactor installed

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the new rubbish compactor located near the Parua Bay transfer station. Updated: 13/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Council staff hope that a new $70,000 rubbish compactor may solve problems that have dogged the Parua Bay Transfer Station for years.  A coin-operated $70,000 Watson Engineering rubbish compactor, fully funded […]

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Robots go underground at Hikurangi

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Robots go underground at Hikurangi

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains informaiton about works starting for the renewal of the Hikurangi town’s sewer network. Updated: 7/02/2019 9:53 a.m. ​Many of the good things to happen in Hikurangi in recent years are above ground and enjoyed by many – like the new playground, snazzy looking entrance way and completed walkway.  […]

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Award winning Maunu Cemetery Open Day

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Award winning Maunu Cemetery Open Day

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the Award Winning Maunu Cemetery Open Day on 23 February 2019. Updated: 6/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​Thinking about the future? Or even, “the end”? Whangarei’s two-time Green Flag Award winning Maunu Cemetery is being opened up to the public on Saturday 23 February.  “We are inviting everyone […]

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Mackesy bush walking track upgrades

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Mackesy bush walking track upgrades

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the Mackesy bush walking track upgrades due to be completed in May 2019. Updated: 6/02/2019 12:00 a.m. ​A Ministry for Primary Industries grant of $125,000 will enable Council to complete the first of a series of Kauri Dieback Disease (KDB) prevention projects on Parihaka this year. […]

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