CommUnity After 5 - Navigating Council Event Requirements

Event date: Tuesday, 16 July 2024 | 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM

Community After Five event series logo.

Are you wanting to put on an event in the community but are unsure where to start and need help navigating council’s event requirements?

This session is designed to cover the basics when it comes to event essentials and navigating council’s event requirements.

Facilitated by the Whangarei District Council, this session brings together speakers from multiple council departments with the aim of building community event capabilities. Speakers will include staff from Venue and Events, Health and Bylaws, Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) and Community Development. 

The session structure will be a mixture of a short presentation followed by a panel discussion/Q&A opportunity.

Topic covered include:

  • Events on council land permits
  • Event planning essentials and templates (Health and Safety, Waste Management, Accessibility etc).
  • Event specific food and alcohol licensing
  • Road corridor access requests
  • Traffic management
  • Temporary road closure applications

Accessibility information: Wheelchair access, accessible parking, accessible toilets, viewing area.


  • Tuesday, 16 July 2024 | 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM


Te Iwitahi (civic centre), Whangarei District Council, 9 Rust Avenue, Whangārei, 0110, View Map

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