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Far North District Council
Business // Council // Northland
Member since: 16 August 2007
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Website www.fndc.govt.nz


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
2:50PM
Youth recreation at centre of reserve review 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. 280 views

2:48PM
Fire ban declared across Far North ry weather and the increased fire risk have forced the Northern Rural Fire Authority to ban outdoor fires across the Far North District. 278 views

Monday, 21 January 2013
2:49PM
Nutritional advice at Te Ahu Centre Free nutritional advice will be on offer at Te Ahu Centre in Kaitaia next Thursday. 367 views

Thursday, 10 January 2013
1:29PM
Lily Pond Reserve closed after drowning at Waitangi River 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. 216 views

Wednesday, 19 December 2012
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. 177 views

Friday, 7 December 2012
4:33PM
Get In Early For Xmas Fire Permits 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. 151 views

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
4:47PM
Permits Needed For Outdoor Fires Permits will soon be needed to light outdoor fires in rural areas of the district. 207 views

3:19PM
Tourism Brochure Gets Community Board Cash A tourism brochure promoting walks in the Hokianga will be produced thanks to a grant from the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board. 192 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
3:13PM
Waipapa Landing Bridge to Close For Repairs Waipapa Landing Bridge in Kerikeri will be closed for short periods this month to allow for essential maintenance. 111 views

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
4:32PM
Prizes For Recycling A commitment to reducing waste has won two Far North residents laptop computers. 263 views

4:04PM
Fishing Contests Hook Community Board Grants Fishing contests are the latest community projects in the Far North to get financial support from Te Hiku Community Board. 282 views

4:03PM
Property Reports In Hot Demand A near record number of Land Information Memorandum (LIM) reports were issued by the Far North District Council last month. 76 views

Saturday, 24 November 2012
2:30PM
Brighter Approach to Streetlighting Will Save Money Replacing the district’s streetlights with energy-efficient, long-lasting lights will save Far North ratepayers about $200,000 a year. 179 views

2:29PM
Fire Authority Fights Back Against Arsonists Fire fighters are stepping up efforts to stamp out suspicious and preventable fires in the Far North. 118 views

Wednesday, 21 November 2012
1:30PM
Fire Authority Fights Back Against Arsonists Fire fighters are stepping up efforts to stamp out suspicious and preventable fires in the Far North. 91 views

Tuesday, 13 November 2012
4:35PM
Partnership Approach to the Protection of Public Spaces Community-minded people are needed to help manage public reserves across the district. 76 views

Friday, 2 November 2012
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. 119 views

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
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. 217 views

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
1:44PM
Ocean Swim Safety Warning To Bay Boaties 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. 202 views

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
3:39PM
Swim Clinics Planned In Lead-Up To State Paihia Classic State Ocean Swim Series clinics will be held at Paihia in the lead-up to the State Paihia Classic on November 10. 194 views

Monday, 15 October 2012
3:32PM
Olympic Sailor Named Far North Sportsperson Of The Year Olympic silver medallist Blair Tuke has been named sportsperson of the year at the 2012 Far North District Council Sports Awards. 336 views

Friday, 5 October 2012
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. 120 views

5:35PM
Russell Right-Of-Way Gets Community Board Cash A trust which runs Russell Museum will get community board funds to improve a public right-of-way near the museum. 192 views

Thursday, 4 October 2012
2:31PM
Paihia Classic To Open State Ocean Swim Series The Paihia Classic will open this year's State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series. 291 views

2:28PM
Bridge Strengthening Work Continues At Donald Lane 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. 169 views

Tuesday, 2 October 2012
3:11PM
Olympic Boxer To Speak At Sports Awards An Olympic boxer from the Manawatu will be the guest speaker at the annual Far North District Council Sports Awards this month. 448 views

2:38PM
Far North To Host Motor Rally – Road Closure Information 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. 150 views

2:35PM
New Blood Needed To Get Sports Hub Pumping Dynamic leaders are needed to govern a board which aims to develop Kaikohe’s Lindvart Park into a vibrant sports hub. 196 views

Friday, 28 September 2012
2:35PM
Feasibility Study For Heated Swimming Pool And Fitness Centre Underway An indoor, heated, public swimming pool proposed for Kerikeri could also include a fitness centre. 189 views

Friday, 14 September 2012
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. 222 views



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