Disclaimer and copyright


This website is owned and managed by the Whangarei District Council which has made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and reliable information on this website.

However, visitors to this site are advised that Whangarei District Council does not warrant the accuracy of this information and does not accept responsibility or liability for any action taken as a result of the use of part or all of this website, its content or any linked sites.

The use of any information is at the website visitor’s own risk and discretion and should not be treated as advice from Whangarei District Council.

A number of links to external websites have been included throughout this site to provide supporting and additional information.

While these external links have been selected with due care, Council is not affiliated with any person or goods and services mentioned in them, neither does it necessarily endorse, approve or sponsor these goods or services and any content or views expressed.

Whangarei District Council does not accept any responsibility for the content or operation of any external site. 



This website contains information, images and photographs that are either owned by Whangarei District Council or have been authorised to use and are subject to copyright and other proprietary rights. 

Website visitors may reproduce, store and use the content of this website for personal, informational and non-commercial purposes only.

Except, as stated in the paragraph above, no portion of the content of the website, or the council logo, may be copied or republished without the prior written permission of Whangarei District Council.

All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to Whangarei District Council.

Social Media Moderation and Privacy Policy

We welcome feedback, comments and ideas, and endeavour to join the conversation where possible. However, we are not able to reply individually to all the messages we receive.

Our social media pages are monitored during business hours by our District Development team. 

We may not be able to get back to you straight away so if you require an immediate response or have an urgent enquiry after hours, please phone us on 0800 932 463.

If you have a query about a council service, we’ll do our best to investigate and find an answer for you. We might ask you to contact us via phone or email to help us get the details we need to action your request.

We have created these four basic rules to please keep in mind: 
1. We respect everyone’s right to express their thoughts and opinions and encourage constructive dialogue among members. We will not comment on political issues or get involved in debates. However, we ask that you are polite and respectful with your comments and views.

2. We reserve the right to hide or remove harmful posts or comments from this page. This includes any post or comment containing disrespectful, rude, or abusive language; direct personal attacks or disclosure of private information or details of elected members or staff, other social media users or individuals; objectionable material; and unsolicited advertising, marketing or spam. 

3. Keep posts relevant to the Whangarei Love It Here! page and thread.

4. Please don’t post any of your own or anyone else’s personal information. 

While we support lively, open discussion, we reserve the right at our discretion to delete any comments that don’t comply with our rules or which we otherwise think are inappropriate and (if required) block users.

We look forward to interacting with you and thanks for following our page. Please post a comment, share your photos and videos and tell us why you love it here.

By entering content, including words, images, video and audio, on any of our pages, including their tabs and applications, users agree that their content will be made available for the purpose of promoting Whangarei.

You must ensure you have all necessary rights (including appropriate licences) to submit or supply the user content to us. By creating, modifying, transmitting, uploading, or submitting any user content, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide, perpetual and irrevocable licence to publicly display, communicate to the public, or otherwise make available the user content (by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed) to other users of our services, in such a manner as we may permit from time to time. You acknowledge and agree that no royalties or other remuneration will be paid or payable to you for your user content, or for the granting of the rights described above.

Contact Us:

We'll try to respond to queries and comments as quickly as possible, but if you’d like to speak to us directly feel free to phone 09 430 4200 / 0800 932 463 or use our online contact us form.