Kaipara’s stunning natural environment, distinctive rural character and rich history make it a great place to visit and explore. Attractions include the Kaipara Harbour with its many seaside villages and camp grounds, the Matakohe and Dargaville Museums, Kai Iwi Lakes, Kauri Forests and Ripiro Beach (the longest drivable beach in the country). Click here to view Guide
New Speed Limits on Ripiro Beach - Kaipara District Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2005
Council resolved at its meeting held on 28 October 2014 to amend the Kaipara District Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2005 to include new speed limits around two beach entrances onto Ripiro Beach. The following new speed limits will be enforced from Monday 01 December 2014:
30km/h at Baylys (Chases Gorge) beach entrance onto Ripiro Beach – extending 1.1 km north and 1.1 km south along Ripiro Beach; and
30km/h at Glinks Gully beach entrance onto Ripiro Beach – extending 1km north and 1.5km south along Ripiro Beach. Click here for Maps showing these areas.
The Kaipara District Revaluation has now been completed and owners will receive their new Rating Valuation by post from the 03 December. Copies of the valuation roll are also available for inspection at the Kaipara District Council offices. To find your new valuation, click here and follow the directions. For the full details about making an objection and rating values go to www.ratingvalues.co.nz or give QV a call on 0800 787 284.
Development Contributions Policy 2015/2025: Amendments
Changes earlier this year to the Local Government Act 2002 required Council to amend its Development Contributions Policy. Council adopted its draft Development Contributions Policy at its Council meeting held 25 November 2014. Council will be consulting on this document later this year. Click here for more information and to view a copy of the proposed amendments. To view the statutory references click here. To view the proposed draft Development Contributions Policy click here.