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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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Kaihu Valley Trail April update

Kaihu Valley Trail April update

  • April 13, 2022

Check out the latest happenings on the Kaihu Valley Trail progress, including the discovery of some railway artefacts.

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Update on Poutō wharf

Update on Poutō wharf

  • March 11, 2022

Ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and other delays to the programme have inevitably slowed the Poutō wharf project, but the team have made progress and are now working through the tail end of the developed design.

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Sign erected for Kaihu Valley Trail

Sign erected for Kaihu Valley Trail

  • February 16, 2022

Last week saw the installation of a temporary sign marking the Dargaville entrance of the Kaihu Valley Trail.

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Smart water use supports growth across diverse crops

Smart water use supports growth across diverse crops

  • February 08, 2022

Growth is the word of the day when it comes to the Kaipara Water demonstration sites. The summer months have seen the former grassed paddocks turn into a jungle of green activity on both sites.

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$3.5M released for Dargaville’s stopbanks

$3.5M released for Dargaville’s stopbanks

  • February 04, 2022

The Ministry for Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released the $3.5M needed to protect existing stopbanks against flooding, along the western side of Wairoa River between Dargaville and Te Kopuru.

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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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Mangawhai Village to beach bus loop continues

Mangawhai Village to beach bus loop continues

  • January 14, 2022

The FREE Mangawhai Village to Beach Loop bus service continues to run weekends and public holidays through to Monday 07 February.

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Dawn blessing opens the Pahi wharf upgrade

Dawn blessing opens the Pahi wharf upgrade

  • December 21, 2021

Construction for the Pahi wharf upgrade ended as it began months ago, with the sky lighting up slowly on the people gathered together. Voices joined in karakia and waiata, led by kaumatua Hone Martin and representatives of Te Uri o Hau swirled around the Kaipara harbour as a dawn blessing was performed to open the wharf’s gangway and pontoon.

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Seeds sown for Kaipara Water demonstration sites

Seeds sown for Kaipara Water demonstration sites

  • December 03, 2021

Visitors to the Kaipara Water demonstration sites will spot the beginnings of green growth starting to peek through the soil.

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Kaipara KickStart – Pouto Road update

Kaipara KickStart – Pouto Road update

  • November 25, 2021

Our Kaipara District Council team is excited to see the sealing start to roll out for Phase one of the Pouto Road project – the upgrade of the northern portion running down to Ari Ari Road junction.

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Poutō wharf construction to start in 2022

Poutō wharf construction to start in 2022

  • November 03, 2021

Construction work for the new Poutō wharf will begin in 2022.

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Creating a regional strategy for Arts, Culture and Heritage in the Kaipara

Creating a regional strategy for Arts, Culture and Heritage in the Kaipara

  • November 03, 2021

Creative Northland on behalf of Kaipara District Council will be the lead on public consultation to gather, analyse and prepare documentation of key findings that will inform a 10 year Arts, Culture and Heritage strategy for the Kaipara.

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