This first survey aimed to find out what the local Whangarei community and visitors valued about the Grower's Market and early analysis reveals that the market enjoys strong support from its loyal customers.
A $9.5 million three-storey serviced apartment building with five shops on the ground floor and a carpark basement will be built on the corner of Bank and Cameron Sts in Whangarei.
EASTLAND Port will establish a $2.5 million debarking facility at Whangarei, heading off nine other applicants for the Northland Port Corporation initiative.
The need for a single voice for Northland and for local communities to keep their special identities is reflected in a new model of local government proposed for the region.
Northpower has been labelled an international stand-out in ultra-fast broadband fibre networks.
Just over $2 million has been granted to a Whangarei trust that will provide a youth space in the city. It is arguably the most significant dollar investment in Northland youth this century.
Tourists keen to check out unusual attractions in New Zealand should head straight to Whangarei's Claphams Clock Museum, an influential UK travel website says.
Whangarei can become an exemplar of what a fibre-rich city can truly be.
Women are leading from the front at the district council.
Newly elected mayor Sheryl Mai has made the shock announcement of councillor Sharon Morgan as her deputy.
The Packard and Pioneer Museum in Maungatapere will this week start opening Thursday to Sunday for 2pm tours.