Parking is free in Whangarei until 1 June, just to make things a little easier as we all get used to COVID-19 Level 2.
While there are no fees, we do need drivers to stick to the parking time limits – that way people getting to the shops for the first time in weeks will be able to find parking.
We don’t want anyone parking all day in a limited parking time zone outside shops – that would not be in the spirit of the fee-free fortnight, so our wardens will be keeping an eye on time limits and delivery zones.
I spent some time in Whangarei (CBD and Okara Centre) yesterday, and I noticed that very few businesses displayed an NZ COVID Tracer QR poster on their premises.
So here's my message to all the businesses in the Whangarei and Bream Bay area: If you're too complacent and indifferent to be a part of The Team and can't be bothered to invest about 5 to 10 minutes to request your poster here, print it and display it, then I can't be bothered spending my time and money at your business.
It's that simple. Really.
Cambridge is so much more than just a town you drive through. Click the link below for a few reasons to consider sticking around a bit. #backyourbackyard
Does anyone have an idea just *what* is going on with SH1 in Springs Flat? The road surface is disintegrating after recent 'resealing'. There are truckloads of loose stone chip floating around, I bet it's cost a fair few new windscreens by now (in fact I'm wondering why the insurance industry hasn't made a hue and cry about it yet!!)
It's disgraceful. Who is responsible for fixing this mess? NZTA? WDC?
But somebody really has to DO something.