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New officers to raise awareness of sustainable freedom camping
Community Funding Kai Iwi Lakes Mangawhai Ripiro Beach

New officers to raise awareness of sustainable freedom camping

  • January 17, 2023

Kaipara communities will soon see officers regularly patrolling freedom camping hot spots, offering education and increasing awareness of proposed new national freedom camping rules.

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Looking after Kaipara this summer
Animal Management Community Dargaville Hakaru Kai Iwi Lakes Kaiwaka Mangawhai Pahi Paparoa Ripiro Beach Ruawai Rubbish and Recycling Taharoa Domain Te Kopuru

Looking after Kaipara this summer

  • December 14, 2022

Kaipara’s population is expected to explode during the summer break, with people enjoying the district’s beaches, lakes, and vibrant communities. 

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Climb aboard the free summer bus
Community Mangawhai

Climb aboard the free summer bus

  • December 13, 2022

The popular free Mangawhai bus service is back for summer 

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Spruced up and new: shade sails for Paparoa Village Green
Community Paparoa Playgrounds

Spruced up and new: shade sails for Paparoa Village Green

  • December 08, 2022

Paparoa Village Green users can now picnic and play under brightly-coloured shade sails thanks to a collaborative effort between the Paparoa community and Kaipara District Council.

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Council services during Christmas and New Year break
Animal Management Community Council business Dargaville Hakaru Kai Iwi Lakes Kaiwaka Mangawhai Pahi Paparoa Planning and Building Ripiro Beach Ruawai Rubbish and Recycling Te Kopuru

Council services during Christmas and New Year break

  • December 05, 2022

Summer holidays are fast approaching! During this time critical Council services continue, with some changes due to staff availability.

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Ruawai Adaptive Pathways - Community Panel tour
Climate Change Community Ruawai

Ruawai Adaptive Pathways - Community Panel tour

  • December 01, 2022

The Ruawai Community Panel gathered for the second time this year to take a guided tour of the Raupo Drainage Scheme.

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Summary of feedback on the Exposure Draft District Plan
Community District Plan Planning and Building

Summary of feedback on the Exposure Draft District Plan

  • November 24, 2022

Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback on the Exposure Draft District Plan. A summary of the feedback received is now available to view.

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Council blocks vehicle access after 4WD damage
Community Mangawhai

Council blocks vehicle access after 4WD damage

  • November 03, 2022

Kaipara District Council staff are working to install vehicle barriers at the end of Raymond Bull Road to prevent vehicles driving through wetland habitat to the protected coastline.

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Join us at the swearing in ceremony for Kaipara’s new Council
Community Council business Dargaville

Join us at the swearing in ceremony for Kaipara’s new Council

  • October 20, 2022

Kaipara’s newly elected Council will be sworn in at 1pm on Wednesday 26 October at the Lighthouse Function Centre, Pou Tu o Te Rangi Harding Park.   

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Preliminary results for Kaipara’s local elections
Community

Preliminary results for Kaipara’s local elections

  • October 10, 2022

The preliminary results for Kaipara District Council elections are now available.

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Progress results for Kaipara’s local elections
Community

Progress results for Kaipara’s local elections

  • October 08, 2022

Progress results for Kaipara’s local government elections are now available.

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Dargaville Library to get mural makeover
Dargaville Culture Community Kaipara Libraries

Dargaville Library to get mural makeover

  • September 29, 2022

Dargaville Library will undergo a colourful makeover during the school holidays, thanks to local artist Micaela van den Berg. 

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