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Far North District Council

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The Far North is the northernmost district in New Zealand. It shares its southern boundaries with Kaipara and Whangarei Districts. Together the three districts make up the Northland Region. With 7,324 square kilometres, the Far North District is the largest of the three districts, contributing 54% of the land area and 38% of the population of the region. The district is ranked in the top ten largest land areas covered by district and city councils. 




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Friday, 1 February 2013
Community 2:50PM
Youth recreation at centre of reserve review

NORTHLAND — How can a public reserve at Coopers Beach better meet the recreational needs of youth? That is the question the Far North District Council is asking the Doubtless Bay community.

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Fire 2:48PM
Fire ban declared across Far North

NORTHLAND — ry weather and the increased fire risk have forced the Northern Rural Fire Authority to ban outdoor fires across the Far North District.

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Monday, 21 January 2013
News 2:49PM
Nutritional advice at Te Ahu Centre

KAITAIA — Free nutritional advice will be on offer at Te Ahu Centre in Kaitaia next Thursday.

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Thursday, 10 January 2013
News 1:29PM
Lily Pond Reserve closed after drowning at Waitangi River

NORTHLAND — A reserve next to a popular swimming hole at the Waitangi River has been temporarily closed to the public following a drowning at the river yesterday.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Council 2:43PM
Bold Plan For Better Local Government Taken To The Capital

A proposal for less bureaucratic and more cost-effective local government in the Far North has been lodged with the Local Government Commission by the district council and Iwi leaders.

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Friday, 7 December 2012
Fire 4:33PM
Get In Early For Xmas Fire Permits

NORTHLAND — Get a permit now if you are planning to light outdoor fires in rural areas of the Far North district during the Christmas/New Year holidays.

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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Fire 4:47PM
Permits Needed For Outdoor Fires

NORTHLAND — Permits will soon be needed to light outdoor fires in rural areas of the district.

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Tourism 3:19PM
Tourism Brochure Gets Community Board Cash

NORTHLAND — A tourism brochure promoting walks in the Hokianga will be produced thanks to a grant from the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board.

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Monday, 3 December 2012
Traffic 3:13PM
Waipapa Landing Bridge to Close For Repairs

NORTHLAND — Waipapa Landing Bridge in Kerikeri will be closed for short periods this month to allow for essential maintenance.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Waste 4:32PM
Prizes For Recycling

NORTHLAND — A commitment to reducing waste has won two Far North residents laptop computers.

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Community 4:04PM
Fishing Contests Hook Community Board Grants

NORTHLAND — Fishing contests are the latest community projects in the Far North to get financial support from Te Hiku Community Board.

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Council 4:03PM
Property Reports In Hot Demand

NORTHLAND — A near record number of Land Information Memorandum (LIM) reports were issued by the Far North District Council last month.

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Saturday, 24 November 2012
Finance 2:30PM
Brighter Approach to Streetlighting Will Save Money

NORTHLAND — Replacing the district’s streetlights with energy-efficient, long-lasting lights will save Far North ratepayers about $200,000 a year.

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Fire 2:29PM
Fire Authority Fights Back Against Arsonists

NORTHLAND — Fire fighters are stepping up efforts to stamp out suspicious and preventable fires in the Far North.

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Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Fire 1:30PM
Fire Authority Fights Back Against Arsonists

NORTHLAND — Fire fighters are stepping up efforts to stamp out suspicious and preventable fires in the Far North.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Community 4:35PM
Partnership Approach to the Protection of Public Spaces

Community-minded people are needed to help manage public reserves across the district.

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Friday, 2 November 2012
Fire 10:39PM
Warm, Windy Weather Sparks Fire Risk Warning

Warm, windy weather across the Far North has prompted a fire safety warning from the Northern Rural Fire Authority.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Waste 3:37PM
New Recycling Station Opens At Okaihau

A new recycling station near Okaihau is further evidence of the Far North District Council’s commitment to reducing waste going to landfill down to the target of 200kg per person each year.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Swimming 1:44PM
Ocean Swim Safety Warning To Bay Boaties

PAIHIA — Recreational boaties in the Bay of Islands are being asked to take extra care on the water during the State Paihia Classic on Saturday 10 November.

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Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Swimming 3:39PM
Swim Clinics Planned In Lead-Up To State Paihia Classic

PAIHIA — State Ocean Swim Series clinics will be held at Paihia in the lead-up to the State Paihia Classic on November 10.

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Monday, 15 October 2012
Sport 3:32PM
Olympic Sailor Named Far North Sportsperson Of The Year

NORTHLAND — Olympic silver medallist Blair Tuke has been named sportsperson of the year at the 2012 Far North District Council Sports Awards.

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Friday, 5 October 2012
Community 5:36PM
Ukulele Players And Singers Get Community Board Cash

Ukulele players and singers were the big winners in the latest allocation of community grants by the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board.

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Community 5:35PM
Russell Right-Of-Way Gets Community Board Cash

RUSSELL — A trust which runs Russell Museum will get community board funds to improve a public right-of-way near the museum.

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Thursday, 4 October 2012
Swimming 2:31PM
Paihia Classic To Open State Ocean Swim Series

PAIHIA — The Paihia Classic will open this year's State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.

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Traffic 2:28PM
Bridge Strengthening Work Continues At Donald Lane

KAITAIA — Works aimed at strengthening Donald Lane Bridge in Kaitaia will continue on Saturday (October 8), forcing the closure of the bridge to traffic for two months.

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Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Sport 3:11PM
Olympic Boxer To Speak At Sports Awards

KAITAIA — An Olympic boxer from the Manawatu will be the guest speaker at the annual Far North District Council Sports Awards this month.

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Traffic 2:38PM
Far North To Host Motor Rally – Road Closure Information

KAIKOHE — Seventeen back roads in the Far North will be closed to ordinary vehicle traffic for periods during the Rally of the North 2012 on Saturday October 13.

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Sport 2:35PM
New Blood Needed To Get Sports Hub Pumping

KAIKOHE — Dynamic leaders are needed to govern a board which aims to develop Kaikohe’s Lindvart Park into a vibrant sports hub.

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Friday, 28 September 2012
Community 2:35PM
Feasibility Study For Heated Swimming Pool And Fitness Centre Underway

KERIKERI — An indoor, heated, public swimming pool proposed for Kerikeri could also include a fitness centre.

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Friday, 14 September 2012
Migration 3:43PM
More Residents Become Kiwis At Citizenship Ceremony

A Buddhist monk from Korea was among those Far North residents who became Kiwis at a Far North District Council citizenship ceremony earlier this month.

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