See our special rules for summer, including our opening hours, rubbish & recycling info, dogs on beaches, freedom camping, visitor information processing times and more.
Find out about dog registration and ensure your dog is microchipped and registered.
Find areas based on various suburbs within the District where you can take your dog off-leash for exercise.
Check which beaches and coastal areas you can take your dog.
Find out about being a responsible dog owner, cleaning up after your dog, behaviour around dogs and dogs around kiwi.
In Whangārei, all cats must be desexed and microchipped by six months of age. This helps keep your furry friend safe.
Learn about the keeping of animals (excluding dogs), bees and poultry.
Information about taking horses on beaches and other public places, such as Council reserves.
Find out what to do if your dog or pet is lost. Also, find out what to do if your dog is taken to the dog shelter.
Report issues relating to dogs, stock and other animals, dispute an infringement or object to a dog classification.
How to adopt a "Pound Pooch" dog from our shelter.
Read more about Civic Honours award recipients
Port Road temporary layout changes