Whangarei District Council

Community Organisation

Whangarei District Council
7 Rust Ave
Whangarei
Northland
301 days ago

Christmas week rubbish and recycling

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Hi everyone, we have had a few calls about rubbish collection over the summer.
Christmas Eve - Monday 24 December - Business as usual, there are no changes to rubbish collections.
Read this and let us know if there is anything else you need to know.

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470 days ago

Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work.

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Council is planning to do the job that nature has been prevented from doing by taking the sand from the orange areas (see image) and placing it back in the yellow areas. The fix should last 10 to 15 years depending on how many major storms happen in that time.

Over time sand has settled in the … View more
Council is planning to do the job that nature has been prevented from doing by taking the sand from the orange areas (see image) and placing it back in the yellow areas. The fix should last 10 to 15 years depending on how many major storms happen in that time.

Over time sand has settled in the orange areas because two bridges have reduced the flow of the stream that used to flush the sand back into the bay to settle along the shoreline.

Read our full story here: ► bit.ly...

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475 days ago

A new space for Otangarei playground!

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Are these features prehistoric creatures? Two super-strong see-o-sawrusses guard the brand new play equipment.

This new space will be a welcomed attraction to the community and provide a much-needed interactive playground for the tamariki, who were the instigators for this idea back in 2013.

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Are these features prehistoric creatures? Two super-strong see-o-sawrusses guard the brand new play equipment.

This new space will be a welcomed attraction to the community and provide a much-needed interactive playground for the tamariki, who were the instigators for this idea back in 2013.

Read our full story here: ► bit.ly...

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479 days ago

Towards plastic free July

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Join the challenge and ‘Choose To Refuse’ single-use plastic during July.

The call is out across the world to reduce plastic waste and people are asking what happens to the glass, cardboard, plastic, tin and other recyclables that go into Council recycling bins.

Read our full story and lean … View more
Join the challenge and ‘Choose To Refuse’ single-use plastic during July.

The call is out across the world to reduce plastic waste and people are asking what happens to the glass, cardboard, plastic, tin and other recyclables that go into Council recycling bins.

Read our full story and lean what happens with our recyclables: ► bit.ly...

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478 days ago

Have your say now on our Draft Walking and Cycling Strategy

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Would you like to see many more facilities for walking and cycling, mobility scooters, wheel chairs, prams and push chairs, skateboards and scooters?

Connecting the places where people live with where they work to enable more commuter walking and cycling, is just one key theme to this Strategy.

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Would you like to see many more facilities for walking and cycling, mobility scooters, wheel chairs, prams and push chairs, skateboards and scooters?

Connecting the places where people live with where they work to enable more commuter walking and cycling, is just one key theme to this Strategy.

You can now view our Draft Walking and Cycling Strategy and let us know if we are heading in the right direction!

| You have time until Thursday 5 July to give us your feedback. |

Read our full story and complete an online form today. ► bit.ly...

#WalkingAndCycling #Whangarei

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