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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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Te Tai Tokerau councils adopt region-wide climate adaptation strategy

Te Tai Tokerau councils adopt region-wide climate adaptation strategy

  • May 11, 2022

Te Tai Tokerau councils celebrated a unique milestone in April after the adoption of New Zealand’s first region-wide climate adaptation strategy.

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A new vision for Kaipara's libraries

A new vision for Kaipara's libraries

  • May 10, 2022

Kaipara District Council has voted unanimously to adopt a ten year library strategy, paving the way forward for an equitable, modern library service.

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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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Mayor's Message 11 April 2022

Mayor's Message 11 April 2022

  • April 11, 2022

Knocking off the big things as the season turns, daylight savings ends and the autumn equinox has passed, Kaipara District Council has just had confirmation the Mangawhai Central Private Plan Change has been resolved by all the concerned parties without the need for a costly Environment Court hearing.

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Mayor's Message 28 March 2022

Mayor's Message 28 March 2022

  • March 28, 2022

Even lower expectations for KDC rates in the 2022-23 Annual Plan year, commencing 1 July, are now firmly on the cards as Council gets closer to its June finalisation of what will be in the Annual Plan. 

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Work on Gumdiggers Track moves forward

Work on Gumdiggers Track moves forward

  • March 07, 2022

At a recent Council meeting, staff gave an update on Gumdiggers Track and the work happening behind the scenes.

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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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Office lunch scraps into compost

Office lunch scraps into compost

  • February 02, 2022

Check it out! Our Mangawhai office now has a dedicated food scraps bin for the staff kitchen, thanks to Sustainable Kaipara and their Community Compost Collection Service.

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Get your Resource Consent with KDC!

Get your Resource Consent with KDC!

  • January 18, 2022

‘A breath of fresh air’ is how one industry professional describes the Kaipara District Resource Consents team since the Council made substantial improvements to their resource consent service.

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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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Over $4M spent on Unsealed Roading Network in 2021

Over $4M spent on Unsealed Roading Network in 2021

  • November 18, 2021

The $8.06M Unsealed Roading Network project that began in May last year, has crossed the halfway mark with completion of the first season’s physical pavement and associated works at a cost of $4.3M to end of October.

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Climate change strategic vision and work released

Climate change strategic vision and work released

  • November 17, 2021

Kaipara District’s coastline winds from the wild West Coast Ripiro Beach into the impressive Kaipara Harbour and over to the beautiful Mangawhai Estuary and scenic East Coast. The coast borders some of Aotearoa’s most fertile land and skirts significant rural development. The beaches and harbour are an important community asset with many unique characteristics and natural qualities we want to preserve for future generations to enjoy.

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