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February 14, 2020

The FNDC have released details around the demolition of the pavillion in its press prelease of the 13 February.

Work has already commenced (picture taken Friday, 14 February) with the pavillion now fenced off. The demolition of the building and restoration of the site is expected to take until the end of April.

October 24, 2019

In 2017 Vision Kerikeri (VKK) wrote to the Far North District Council suggesting that the speed limit on Kapiro Road needed to be reduced. The reasoning is outlined in this article by Rod Brown published on this site in July 2017. A VKK representative met with Council representatives in August 2017 and resolved to follow up with a public meeting on the issue. However, there was no further response from Council...

August 9, 2019

The unexpected announcement that completion of the Kerikeri wastewater project has been delayed for at least three months, and Council’s explanation for the delay, raises several questions.

According to an information page on the FNDC website, updated on July 4th this year, the project should “be fully operational by Christmas 2019” 

In the July newsletter sent out to ratepayers along with rates demands, it was s...

August 9, 2019

There has been a burst of media releases from the Far North District Council over the last few days starting with an announcement that the new Kerikeri Sewage System has been delayed until July 2020. No doubt this will not please those who have built in anticipation of connecting earlier.

On Friday there were two further releases related to the adoption of the Kerikeri Domain Management Plan. This release outlin...

July 30, 2019

If you regularly drive or walk along Kerikeri Road heading towards the Heritage Bypass, you will have probably noticed real estate signs (image above) advertising the tender of what has been know as the 'Bing Property'. The tender closes on 31 October 2019.

What you may not be aware of, is that this forested property that provides a distinctive backdrop to the landscape of the town and has done so for about 90 y...

June 15, 2019

In an opinion piece published in The Northland Age this week, Vision Kerikeri Chair, David Clendon, highlights some of the development related issues associated with the proposed Arvida Retirement Village in Hall Road in Kerikeri, that could effect all Far North ratepayers.

Vision Kerikeri posted a link to David's article on Facebook which has generated support and raised additional questions around th...

June 6, 2019

Many of you will be aware of the diminishing access to our surrounding coastline, primarily as a result of private land developments.

Taronui Recreation Reserve (see map) is one area that the public can still access. However, that access is very limited, being a 3.4km Crown owned conservation strip that can only be negotiated on foot. Without vehicle access, this beautiful area is inaccessible to many people lo...

March 11, 2019

Vision Kerikeri has submitted the following in response to the Council's call for public submissions on their draft management plan for the Kerikeri Domain.

The Kerikeri Domain is a significant social and environmental asset that sits literally at the heart of our township. The evident high level of interest and concern about its future use and development indicates that it also sits close to the hearts and mind...

December 24, 2018

The following letter has been received in response to the opinion piece by Vision Kerikeri Chairperson, David Clendon in the 13 December edition of The Northland Age. 

Development Contributions

In his 13 December column ‘Are we being served? David Clendon of Vision Kerikeri, with reference to the Arvida Kerikeri Retirement Village (KRV) proposal, asks a crucial question, “Where is the balance point between t...

December 17, 2018

The future of the Kerikeri Domain is something that has been covered in previous articles on this site. It has been an ongoing issue since the pavilion was damaged by fire back in 2016.

The Far North District Council resolved to prepare a reserve management plan for Kerikeri Domain on 22 June 2017 and surveyed the community from 26 June to 26 July to get preliminary feedback. That feedback has been analysed, pre...

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A working bee is held on the first and third Monday of every month from 0830 to 1130.

 

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