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This section contains links to latest news published by Council.
Updated: 6/03/2018 12:02 p.m.

This page displays our recent news stories, which were accurate at the time they were published on this site. Previous stories may contain information and/or contacts that may no longer be current. 

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The table below displays our news stories for the last 12 months. 

 
 

June 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
13 June 2018We want to hear what you think of the Draft Walking and Cycling Strategy
13 June 2018How do you want the urban areas to develop?
6 June 2018Representation Review
6 June 2018Menacing dogs?
 

May 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
30 May 2018Pool letters going out
30 May 2018Kamo shared path takes important steps
30 May 2018Autumn brings rat problem
30 May 2018Protecting ancient, living giants
23 May 2018Funding for fun from bugs to sign language
23 May 2018Award an honour to bestow
23 May 2018Annie Crummer headlining Matariki Whanau festival
23 May 2018​Free Pohutukawa Coast plants 5 June
23 May 2018Protecting ancient, living giants
18 May 2018New railway crossings this weekend
16 May 2018Look after the bacteria that looks after you
16 May 2018Volunteers make another summer safe
16 May 2018What do you think of Council’s services?
9 May 2018Whangarei cafés' fresh air success
9 May 2018Working for our award winning District
9 May 2018More volunteer driving mentors sought
 

April 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
25 April 2018Waitaua Awa planting season kicks off
25 April 2018Calling for Civic Honour nominations
23 April 2018Please check your pool fence is safe
20 April 2018Council reveals fresh brand ideas
18 April 2018​Parihaka scores another green flag award
18 April 2018Residents and visitors to enjoy 3 cultural festivals
18 April 2018Sculpture symposium winner
11 April 2018Leading the Charge Road Trip of EVs
4 April 2018LTP 2018-28 - 4 Days to Go - We Want to Hear from You
4 April 2018Award Winning Planning Reaches High Bar
4 April 2018Work Begins on Camera Obscura Site
 

March 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
28 March 2018Green award for Parihaka and Maunu Cemetery
21 March 2018Out of chaos comes art at Hihiaua
21 March 2018Key elements of our draft Long Term Plan
14 March 2018Work to improve Otuihau catchment
14 March 2018What are we proposing in our Long Term Plan 2018-28?
12 March 2018LTP - Our 10-year budget
7 March 2018Hikurangi has a new bounce in its step
 

February 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
28 February 2018LTP 2018-2028 documents adopted for consultation
28 February 2018War Memorial field of remembrance
28 February 2018Tactical urbanism spells FUN
28 February 2018Marsden City Infrastructure Being Assessed
28 February 2018Whau Valley Harvest Starts in March
28 February 2018Safety Surface Renewed
14 February 201826 Whangarei eateries are smoke free
14 February 2018Adoption brings added rewards
12 February 2018Safety measures to minimise harm to eels
 

January 2018

Date PublishedNews Title
31 January 2018Ballance work starts
31 January 2018Road to close for Whau Valley harvest
31 January 2018Make a dog’s day – or even its life – adopt before you shop
31 January 2018Changes to staffed operating hours
24 January 2018Parihaka walking tracks – upgrades starting
24 January 2018U19 cricketers welcomed with toanga
24 January 2018Kamo shared path update
17 January 2018Brighter, whiter, cheaper – LED roll out
17 January 2018​Ruakaka water treatment plant shutdown
17 January 2018Freedom camping rules working well
17 January 2018Making the Jewel of the City shine
17 January 2018Town Basin sewer realignment
10 January 2018Endless Summer Festival 2018
10 January 2018Whangarei air to get fresher
10 January 2018Long Term Plan 2018-2028
10 January 2018Celebrate Summer - Whakanui i a Raumati
10 January 2018Te Matau a Pohe tips 10,000
10 January 2018​“Every young person has meaning. They have a place. They are a treasure, they are taonga.”
9 January 2018Residents asked to conserve water in Bream Bay and Waipu
 

December 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
20 December 2017Health about whole person says young Youth Health Nurse
20 December 2017Work on Ballance site
20 December 2017Council water is good, check home supplies
20 December 2017By-election swearing in
20 December 2017Want to light a fire? Call FENZ
20 December 2017Getting out there expo
20 December 2017Merry Christmas senior citizens
20 December 2017Paper4Trees
13 December 2017Young engineers visit Tarewa
13 December 2017Civil Defence exercise focuses on welfare
13 December 2017Toi Ngāpuhi has come of age
13 December 2017Connection Communities - Kamo Shared Path Stage 2
13 December 2017Young leader motivates
12 December 2017Whangarei welcomes BlackCaps and Windies
6 December 2017Whangarei Youth Space safe, positive and caring
 

November 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
29 November 2017Summer safe site seeing
29 November 2017Plenty of great ideas from Otangarei kids
29 November 2017Twin coast lightning upgrade
22 November 2017Emergency Mobile Alerts tested this weekend
22 November 2017Council funds seven major arts events
15 November 2017New Community Representative for Whangarei Art Museum
8 November 2017Partying this Summer? Building? Planning?
1 November 2017New city entrance way honours the past
1 November 2017Jog for dogs and win microchip
1 November 2017Centenarian stars at Rest Home Olympics
 

October 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
31 October 2017Pohe Island Dog Park
30 October 2017Te Matau a Pohe spruce up by end of year
25 October 2017Know the rules before camping in public places
25 October 2017New tsunami information boards for Whangarei beaches
11 October 2017Poroti resource consent process to resume
11 October 2017Popular public talks kick off
11 October 2017By-Election nominations closed
10 October 2017Thousands expected for Ngapuhi Festival 2018
4 October 2017America’s Cup coming to town
4 October 2017Council targeting zero waste to landfill
4 October 2017Breaking the cycle
4 October 2017Highlights from the 2016-2017 Annual Report
4 October 2017Tsunami Evacuation Drill
2 October 2017Large slip on Helena Bay Hill
 

September 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
27 September 2017Cycleway connecting the city to Kamo
27 September 2017We are talking trash
27 September 2017Keeping our District Plan up to date
27 September 2017Starry starry LED's
13 September 2017Hikurangi and Tarewa wastewater upgrade
13 September 2017Council cadet success celebrated
13 September 2017Municipal Building gets a make-over
13 September 2017Finalist in Bike to the Future Awards
6 September 2017Residents survey and LGNZ results pleasing
6 September 2017Getting to grips with the engineering standards
6 September 2017Rural fire fighters honoured
 

August 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
30 August 2017Civic Honours Awards recipients 2017
30 August 2017Ngunguru cycleway meeting
30 August 2017Fence funding available – Apply now
23 August 2017Keep New Zealand Beautiful
16 August 2017Erosion repair, stream and dune restoration at Sandy Bay
15 August 2017Whangaruru School leading the way
9 August 2017Children make colourful submissions
9 August 2017Restoring Ngunguru's landmark sea walls
2 August 2017Zero waste the goal
2 August 2017What is in a name.....?
2 August 2017Here to Where - Submission period closed 6 August
2 August 2017Otuihau clean up funding
 

July 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
26 July 2017Otuihau clean up funding
26 July 2017To fence or not?
19 July 2017Whangarei Youth Awards 2017
12 July 2017Kapa Haka celebrates Matariki
5 July 20172017-2018 Annual Plan
5 July 2017Camping in Public Places
 

June 2017

Date PublishedNews Title
21 June 2017New property valuation provider
21 June 20172017 Bylaw reviews

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