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Maintenance, renewal and improvement work

Maintenance, renewal and improvement work

  • May 05, 2021

Some of the works happening around the District. 

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Kaihu Valley Trail May Update

Kaihu Valley Trail May Update

  • May 05, 2021

The Kaihu Valley Trail is a 40km walking and biking track being constructed from Dargaville to Donnelly’s Crossing and will form part of the Ancient Kauri Trail that extends from Omapere to Maungaturoto. 

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Mayor's Message - April 2021

Mayor's Message - April 2021

  • April 26, 2021

Roads are the most significant part of the business of Council, and something about which locals are justifiably passionate.

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Safety improvements in Kaiwaka

Safety improvements in Kaiwaka

  • April 19, 2021

A number of improvements have been made at the Kaiwaka end of Kaiwaka-Mangawhai Road. 

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Lake Taharoa clean up discovers lost treasures and rubbish

Lake Taharoa clean up discovers lost treasures and rubbish

  • April 15, 2021

A friendly reminder to take only photos and leave only footprints at the Taharoa Domain when exploring the wonderful jewel of Kaipara.

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The Kaihu Valley Trail proposed route

The Kaihu Valley Trail proposed route

  • April 07, 2021

An update on what's happening with the Kaihu Valley Trail.  

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Pouto Road sealing work set to begin late March 2021

Pouto Road sealing work set to begin late March 2021

  • March 22, 2021

The first part of the Pouto Road sealing project is set to start this week from Wednesday 24 March, kicking off one of Kaipara’s most significant road sealing projects.

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Mayor's Message - March 2021

Mayor's Message - March 2021

  • March 22, 2021

A surprise season of tsunami sirens is upon us. A real evacuation-level alert, a false alarm and then a scheduled test all within one month – that’s a bit to get your head around! On 5 March there was a legitimate tsunami evacuation for communities of Mangawhai and Ruawai. 

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What’s happening with the Gumdiggers Track in Mangawhai?

What’s happening with the Gumdiggers Track in Mangawhai?

  • March 10, 2021

Gumdiggers Track is a walkway formed by the Mangawhai Recreational Charitable Trust (the Trust). 

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Kaiwaka footbridges in the west

Kaiwaka footbridges in the west

  • March 05, 2021

Two footbridges are to be erected in Kaiwaka, parallel to State Highway 1 and crossing streams at the northern end of the township.

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Pahi wharf upgrade to begin April 2021

Pahi wharf upgrade to begin April 2021

  • March 05, 2021

Construction work for the Pahi wharf upgrade is set to start April 2021.

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Mayor's Message - February 2021

Mayor's Message - February 2021

  • February 22, 2021

Kia ora,

In the last month the COVID-19 pandemic has directly impacted Kaipara District twice – once with the 'Northland case' who visited tourism hotspots from Mangawhai to Matakohe and then with the 14/15 Feb checkpoint/boundary confusion which affected large numbers of Kaipara people and for a day effectively cut Kaipara District in half.

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