61 days ago

What do you think of Housing NZ's development?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Residents opposed to Housing NZ's 37-lot subdivision planned for Puriri Park have little choice but to accept it, with mayor Sheryl Mai saying it meets a desperate housing need. What do you think of the development? Is it in the right place in Whangārei?

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2 hours ago

Lead and inspire the next generation

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1 day ago

Did the smoke from the landfill fire effect you?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Saturday's fire in the Puwera Landfill produced a lot of smoke from the burning household rubbish. The fire has now been contained but were you effected?

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18 hours ago

Please use water sensibly

Online Content Publisher from Whangarei District Council

There’s not a lot of rain forecast but there’s still water in our dams – how can we make it last? This is the driest summer on record and we want to avoid restrictions. Time for everyone to do their bit.

“People who have never run out of water from their streams, bores or rainwater tanks are having to buy water this year. They pay not only for the water but for the costs of transport. Many are also having to join waiting lists before they can get their water because demand is so high. The result is that the Whau Valley Dam is being used to supply a larger number of households and businesses than usual."
(From the article linked below)

Do you have any water-saving tips that are missing from the Be Water Wise website?

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