Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Anzac Day Services around the Kaipara District: 2012
The parade will assemble at 10.00am at the Hakaru Returned Servicemen’s Association.
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Council welcomes Auditor-General Investigation
The Auditor-General has agreed to Council’s request to undertake a review of the decision-making, financial and contract processes used to approve and implement the Mangawhai Community Wastewater Scheme.
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Rates Not Set Correctly
The review of the procedures used by Kaipara District Council to set rates for the Mangawhai
Community Wastewater Scheme has found that Council has not met its legal requirements.
The Auditor-General is to be asked to review Kaipara District Council’s decision-making, financial
and contract management processes in relation to the Mangawhai Community Wastewater Scheme.
Friday, 10 February 2012
Council disappointed at NZ Transport Agency Withdrawal of Driving Tests in Kaipara
The Kaipara District Council is disappointed that the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has made the decision to withdraw restricted and full practical driving licence tests for Class 1 driver licences from Dargaville.
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
Kaipara District Council seeking Applications for Biodiversity Funds
The Kaipara District Council’s Biodiversity Fund for 2012 is now open to receive applications.
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Kaipara District Council Seeks Public Feedback
<p>As part of its on-going commitment to seek public opinion and involvement, the Kaipara District Council is to conduct a survey of its residents.</p>
<p>“We want to get a better understanding of how well the public think Council is doing” says CorporateServices Manager Barbara Ware.
Thursday, 22 December 2011
Council Identifies Funding Gap
Council staff have identified a series of errors and omissions in the 2011/2012 Annual Plan which means that Council may need to borrow some $2.5 million more than originally forecast.
Thursday, 15 December 2011
Kaipara District Council's New Look Website
Kaipara District Council went live today with its new look website.
Thursday, 17 November 2011
White Ribbon Ride in Dargaville
When Council was asked by Tina Stewart to support White Ribbon Day this November it didn’t need asking twice.
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Taharoa Domain Looking Good for Summer
These three shining jewels of a blue green hue just 35 kilometres from Dargaville form part of the 538 hectare reserve called Taharoa Domain.
Monday, 14 November 2011
Kaipara District Council Has New Chief Executive
Kaipara District Council has appointed Steve Ruru as its new Chief Executive.
Friday, 4 November 2011
Increase in Scope Sanctioned by Council October 2006
Council is taking the concerns expressed by the ratepayers of Mangawhai seriously.
Thursday, 13 October 2011
When Is A Crack Not A Crack?
To the untrained eye the pool looks undamaged.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Opening Likely To Be Delayed - Kauri Coast Community Pool Trust
The Kauri Coast Community Pool Trust has advised that a major issue has come to light with the Kauri Coast Community Swimming Pool.
Thursday, 29 September 2011
8 to 1 in Favour
No, it’s not the betting odds for the All Blacks winning the Rugby World Cup.
Friday, 2 September 2011
A Chance to Preserve Kaipara's Unique Heritage
Kaipara District Council is again offering help to preserve our District’s unique heritage through the Kaipara Heritage Assistance Fund.
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Big Red Welcome Centre Opens in Kaiwaka
Heading north on State Highway One after heading out of the Auckland SuperCity the first settlement you will come to is the lovely little town of Kaiwaka.
Thursday, 18 August 2011
Kaipara's Future Focused on Benefits to Its People
Kaipara Mayor Neil Tiller says Kaipara residents are better off as a local Council.
Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Chief Executive Leaving
Mayor Neil Tiller and Chief Executive Jack McKerchar have jointly announced that Mr McKerchar has submitted his resignation from the position of Chief Executive of the Kaipara District Council effective from 31 October.
Thursday, 28 July 2011
Financial Sustainability Review Shows No Significant Issues
Council is financially sustainable.
Blue Is The Colour
Council has decided not to oppose a request from Kaipara Refuse Limited to increase the price of blue rubbish bags from $2.30 to $2.80.
Friday, 15 July 2011
Strong Governance Gives Strong Financial Management
Kaipara Mayor Neil Tiller assures ratepayers that the Council will not financially default.
Thursday, 16 June 2011
New Leadership Team Appointed at Kaipara District Council
A new leadership team of a General Manager Operations, a General Manager Policy and Governance and a Manager Corporate Services has been appointed by the Kaipara District Council.
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Planning Institute Awards Best Practice Award to Beca and Kaipara District Council
The Kaipara District Council took its Treaty of Waitangi obligations serious and in doing so have won a Best Practice Award for its innovative approach to Treaty Settlement Land through the creation of a new “Treaty Settlement Land Zone”.
Monday, 13 December 2010
Water restrictions may be coming...
This year its much drier much earlier and low water levels in the Kaihu catchment have now reached a level where it has been necessary to supplement the supply from our alternative source at Rotu.
Monday, 29 November 2010
Conservation Needed to Halt Declining Water Reservoir Levels
Kaipara District Council is asking Dargaville and Baylys Beach residents to conserve water as continuing dry weather hits the town’s supply.
Friday, 29 October 2010
Library Project Wins International Award
The Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa (APNK) has won the Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Award 2010 in the 'Best Access Initiative' category which awards "initiatives that aim to combat the digital divide, facilitating access for groups such as the elderly, disabled or socially disadvantaged".
Friday, 22 October 2010
Kaipara District Council celebrates its talented artists with the Kaipara Art Awards
A first for Kaipara, the Art Awards are the culmination of a number of displays held in Kaipara District
Council’s Dargaville and Kaiwaka offices during the year.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Kaipara Business Wins Retail Excellence Award!
Racheal and Robbie Hinsch of Paparoa won the Excellence in Retail Category at the Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards for 2010 on Saturday night.