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Whangarei’s walking loop and bridge gets Maori name
Published 25th June, 2014
Maori names reflecting connection with the land and a "pathway of opportunity" and a nod to one of the city's marine industry pioneers will make up the names of Whangarei's central city walking and cycling loop and connecting bridge across the Waiarohia Stream.
Whangarei New Zealand’s first fully-fibred city
Published 9th May, 2014
Whangarei has today become the first city in New Zealand to be fully-fibred under the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative, Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has announced.
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.