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Monday 15 August 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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Road to Waipoua opens

Road to Waipoua opens

  • May 24, 2022

Down the road from the mighty Tāne Mahuta, a road-carpet was rolled out and lights set to green as the newly sealed 1.5km stretch of Waipoua River Road was opened for traffic.

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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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Phase 1 Pouto Road sealing officially opened

Phase 1 Pouto Road sealing officially opened

  • May 05, 2022

Community, Council and Contractors met at the Rangitane Hall on Monday 2 May, to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of Pouto Road sealing, and the start of safer journeys for the Pouto community.

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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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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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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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Mayor's Message 15 February 2022

Mayor's Message 15 February 2022

  • February 15, 2022

Covid Omicron case numbers are increasing across New Zealand and in other parts of Northland but not in Kaipara District.

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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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Pouto Road phase one and Waipoua River Road nearing completion

Pouto Road phase one and Waipoua River Road nearing completion

  • January 28, 2022

Pouto Road phase one and Waipoua River Road will be completed in April, despite delays caused by wet weather in the Kaipara District post the Christmas break. 

 

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Waipoua River Road closure

Waipoua River Road closure

  • December 01, 2021

It begins! Fulton Hogan started physical works to improve Waipoua River Road this week.

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Waipoua River Road works begin

Waipoua River Road works begin

  • November 15, 2021

A blessing undertaken by Te Roroa last week marked the start of physical works on Waipoua River Road.

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