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Poisoned pōhutukawa trees saddens community and Council

Poisoned pōhutukawa trees saddens community and Council

  • February 24, 2021

Two pōhutukawa trees have been poisoned by vandals in Mangawhai. The trees – approximately fifteen years old and growing on Council-owned coastal reserve – are exhibiting crown damage and other signs of herbicide poisoning.

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New library for Mangawhai?

New library for Mangawhai?

  • February 24, 2021

The Council will be consulting on a proposal to secure land for a future new library in Mangawhai as part of their long-term planning. Towards a Better Kaipara, the Council’s Long Term Plan 2021-2031 will determine where the Council focuses over the next 10 years. 

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No cheques after 30 June 2021

No cheques after 30 June 2021

  • February 08, 2021

From 30 June 2021 Kaipara District Council will stop accepting payments by cheque because our bank is phasing them out.

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Kaihu Valley Trail Update

Kaihu Valley Trail Update

  • January 29, 2021

The Kaihu Valley Trail is one section of the Ancient Kauri Trail that will be developed in stages and eventually link Ōmāpere, on the Hokianga Harbour, to the Mangawhai Coast.

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Recycling crates reduce waste

Recycling crates reduce waste

  • January 27, 2021

Kaipara has a poor track record for recycling. In summer 2020, a snapshot audit of rubbish bags found 860kgs of 3196kg could have been recycled. That’s 27% of the rubbish we send to landfill.

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Wood Street Revitalisation Project Recent Survey Results

Wood Street Revitalisation Project Recent Survey Results

  • January 26, 2021

Thanks very much to everyone who took the time to fill out our recent Wood Street survey. We had a good response with a total of 205 people selecting one of four options to reconfigure the parking near the entrance to Wood Street (from Molesworth Drive). 

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Mayor's Message - January 2021

Mayor's Message - January 2021

  • January 21, 2021

Happy new year greetings to you as we roar on further into the Twenties. Already it’s lining up to be a cracker of a year for Kaipara District Council, and our summer season is well underway.

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Wood Street revitalisation project: Feedback wanted for entrance survey

Wood Street revitalisation project: Feedback wanted for entrance survey

  • January 20, 2021

The interim design for the Wood Street revitalisation project has been in place since early December 2020.

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Ratepayer Newsletter - January 2021

Ratepayer Newsletter - January 2021

  • January 19, 2021

‘Water’ will be a word to watch in 2021, as far as Kaipara District Council is concerned. To start with,
low river flows mean water restrictions are in place for our largest reticulated town supply to Dargaville
and Baylys Beach.

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Kaihu Valley Trail

Kaihu Valley Trail

  • January 13, 2021

We have spoken previously about the cycle trail planned for Kaihu Valley and we are pleased to advise that $4 million in external funding has been confirmed from the Provincial Growth Fund – so now we can seriously look at the benefits of this exciting project for the Kaihu Valley and the Kaipara District.    

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Reconvened Mangawhai Central Private Plan Change Hearing

Reconvened Mangawhai Central Private Plan Change Hearing

  • December 17, 2020

Updates for the continued Hearing for the Private Plan Change 78 (Mangawhai Central/Estuary Estates)

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New pathway for Matakohe

New pathway for Matakohe

  • December 16, 2020

The first concrete pour was completed for the new pathway at Matakohe earlier this month.

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