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Social and economic boost should be seized
Published 11th April, 2014
Whangarei is on the cusp of 'once in a lifetime' opportunity to boost economic and social development, with the local ultra-fast broadband network just weeks away from completion.
Whangarei economy growing strongly
Published 22nd January, 2014
The recession is over with the economy showing a boost in growth.
Whangarei's GDP grew by "a robust 3 per cent" in the 12 months to September 2013, according to Infometrics.
Whangarei has quickest net, The Northern Advocate
Published 17th December, 2013
Whangarei has leapfrogged every other town and city to have the fastest broadband in the country.
The revelation by global broadband statistician Net Index showed Whangarei has a nation-leading broadband speed of 24.67 megabit per second, followed by Christchurch at 23.47mbps and Wellington at 23.06mbps.