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Sunday 22 May 2022

Kaipara is now in the orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights). More details can be found on the Council website.

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Kaipara’s April roading report

Kaipara’s April roading report

  • May 10, 2022

April’s relatively calm weather meant that Kaipara’s roading team could focus on jobs carrying over from previous months, and complete work on this year’s sealed pavement rehabs, unsealed heavy metal sites, and footpath kerb and channel renewals before the wet winter weather sets in.

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Additional funding for Poutō wharf confirmed

Additional funding for Poutō wharf confirmed

  • April 14, 2022

Elected Members have unanimously approved paying the forecasted $265,000 project shortfall for Poutō wharf, funded from the district’s financial contributions reserves.

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Kaipara's March roading report

Kaipara's March roading report

  • April 12, 2022

There was a real sense of Groundhog Day in March, following on from Cyclone Dovi in February when the district was hit with a significant rain event. For Kaipara’s roading team, it was all hands-on deck with the clean-up.

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Water storage plan to ease Dargaville water restrictions

Water storage plan to ease Dargaville water restrictions

  • March 02, 2022

The Waiatua Dam (on Opanake Road) may be the solution to end the Dargaville and Baylys Beach water shortages, according to a preliminary investigation, commissioned by Kaipara District Council. 

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Submission against sandmining progresses

Submission against sandmining progresses

  • February 24, 2022

The Kaipara District Council (KDC) submission against two resource consent applications by McCallum Bros Limited (McCallum) for sand mining along the Mangawhai-Pakiri embayment, progressed today with the decision for Kaipara Mayor Dr Jason Smith to represent Council at the upcoming Resource Consent Hearing.

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Summer bus trial shows year on year passenger increase

Summer bus trial shows year on year passenger increase

  • February 24, 2022

Locals and visitors with their boogie boards, beach bags, skateboards and shopping bags piled on board the Mangawhai Village to Beach bus over summer, turning out in even greater numbers than previous years of the trial service.

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Kaipara's February roading report

Kaipara's February roading report

  • February 23, 2022

Kaipara roading teams have been putting their time to good use during the dry season, preparing for autumn when the damper conditions enable new road pavement to be properly compacted.

 

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Mayor's Message 22 February 2022

Mayor's Message 22 February 2022

  • February 22, 2022

Future-focused energies for the finish of February are helping set up Kaipara District Council for a busy time ahead.

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Mayor's Message 01 February 2022

Mayor's Message 01 February 2022

  • February 01, 2022

Two years ago last week the Government started its rollout of the first responses to the Covid-19 coronavirus. We’ve been living in a pandemic since then.

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Kaipara's January roading report

Kaipara's January roading report

  • January 26, 2022

The second season of road surfacing works commenced in the Kaipara District this month, after 14.4kms was completed in December 2021.

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New loo coming to Pahi

New loo coming to Pahi

  • January 26, 2022

Representatives of the Pahi community met with Council at the wharf last week to work out where a new toilet block could go.

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Level 3 water restrictions in place

Level 3 water restrictions in place

  • January 19, 2022

Kaipara District Council has moved Dargaville and Baylys Beach supplied water networks to a Level 3 restriction as of 19 January 2022, so hose and sprinkler use is currently banned. The rest of the district remains unrestricted for now.

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