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Sunday 3 July 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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Council contractor changes

Council contractor changes

  • June 27, 2022

Kaipara District Council’s operations and maintenance switches over to a new contractor next month.

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Environment Court issues decision on Appeals against Mangawhai Central Private Plan Change

Environment Court issues decision on Appeals against Mangawhai Central Private Plan Change

  • April 07, 2022

The Environment Court has given the green light to Mangawhai Central’s Private Plan Change 78 (PPC 78) to the Kaipara District Plan.

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End in sight for Kaiwaka Footbridges construction

End in sight for Kaiwaka Footbridges construction

  • March 07, 2022

Work to build two new footbridges in Kaiwaka is entering its final stages. The footbridges provide a safer link for pedestrians to cross the river, improving connectivity for the Kaiwaka community.

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Tomo on Gordon Street

Tomo on Gordon Street

  • December 01, 2021

A tomo (sinkhole) recently appeared on Gordon Street in Dargaville.

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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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Mayor's Message - 2 November 2021

Mayor's Message - 2 November 2021

  • November 02, 2021

In a flash the Three Waters Reforms have gone from looking reasonable to being radical reform, with Mayors across the country panning the announcement by Minister Mahuta that Government will, after all, be compelling all Councils across New Zealand to surrender their drinking water, wastewater and stormwater assets to be reorganised into mega-entities.

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Intersection works progress ahead of Labour Weekend

Intersection works progress ahead of Labour Weekend

  • October 15, 2021

There’s been significant progress on the Village intersection improvements recently. Night works have enabled the programme to see only a small delay in spite of the recent Level 4 lockdown and restrictions.

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Second LittaTrap audit reveals increase in rubbish

Second LittaTrap audit reveals increase in rubbish

  • October 15, 2021

Findings of the latest LittaTrap audit found an increase of rubbish captured. LittaTraps (a simple, cost-effective net that sits inside a stormwater grate) have been installed around Northland through a multi-agency initiative.

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Baylys Beach access closed while remediation works underway

Baylys Beach access closed while remediation works underway

  • October 13, 2021

Earlier this month an extreme rain event at Baylys Beach, followed by periods of further wet weather, saw signifcant damage inflicted on the beach access.

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Letter from KDC to Hon Nanaia Mahuta

Letter from KDC to Hon Nanaia Mahuta

  • September 30, 2021

Considerations from Kaipara District about the Three Waters Reforms.

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Council requests Three Waters update from Government

Council requests Three Waters update from Government

  • September 30, 2021

Kaipara District Council has agreed, at its September meeting, that a letter be sent to the Minister for Local Government highlighting some key areas of concern around the proposed Three Waters Review.

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Works progress on Mangawhai intersection improvements and shared path

Works progress on Mangawhai intersection improvements and shared path

  • July 28, 2021

The United Civil team are starting to work in the road (Stage Two of their work staging plan), focusing on the area at the western entrance to the Moir Street / Insley Street intersection.

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