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This page contains information about events and links to websites to find out about events in the district.
Updated: 4/02/2020 8:53 a.m.


Every year the Whangarei district hosts a wide range of events, including:

  • concerts,
  • sporting matches,
  • live theatre and dance,
  • exhibitions,
  • and festivals. festivals.

Council supports many of these events through grants, event coordination, and promotional activities.

Our Venues and Events Whangarei website is kept up to date with what's on at our major venues, and will help you with the information you need if you are planning an event, regardless of size or type.

Venues and Events Whangarei (Opens in a new window)

Find information about all the events, large and small, in the Whangarei district at the Whangarei: Love It Here! website.

Whangarei: Love it Here! (Opens in a new window)

Ceremonies and Awards

Citizenship Ceremonies

Every year there are increasing numbers of migrants choosing the Whangarei district as their home and we conduct regular citizenship ceremonies during the year, hosted by the Mayor or her Deputy.

The ceremony is meaningful for migrants, who often see it as the start of their identifying as a New Zealander.

To find out more, follow the link below.

Civic Honours Awards

Every year Whangarei District Council honours up to four citizens for outstanding voluntary service with the Civic Honours Awards.

To find out more, follow the link below.


Agendas and minutes of Council, committee meetings and resource consent hearings are included in the Council Meetings page.

To view them, follow the link below.



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