Hi neighbours - Whangārei, Kaipara and Far North council candidates have now been revealed for the 2019 local body elections.
Some candidates are guaranteed a council seat, while others face dozens of opponents. Incumbent Mayor Sheryl Mai has put her hat in the ring for a third term, pledging to continue to build a community that is "economically strong, vibrant, diverse, creative and healthy.
Click here to see a list of candidates and let us know your thoughts in the comments!
A group of Otumoetai College students have killed two birds with one stone by completing a community project while also raising awareness about NZ native birds.
Whangarei will get a new 130-berth marina, including a more than 4500 square metre reclamation.
It's said that "it would provide significant positive effects, not only for Whangarei but also the wider Northland region". What are your thoughts on this?
SOURCE: Northland Regional Council