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Update: Russell, Paihia and Opua marine infrastructure projects

Russell Wharf Work on the $1.281m Russell Wharf upgrade project, contracted to Bellingham Marine, will start on Friday April 26 and is expected to last until the end of August. The Provincial Growth Fund has contributed $1.114m to this project. Work will start after Easter and avoids interfering with the operation of the wharf during [...]

2019-03-22T16:08:48+12:0022 March, 2019|

PGF to fund early work on specialist business park near Kaikohe

The Provincial Growth Fund will pay for preliminary work around the establishment of an innovation and enterprise park on State Highway 12 east of Kaikohe. The $890,000 funding will help develop a business case study, site assessment, preparation of applications for a private plan change and resource consents, and initiating discussions with potential occupants, tenants [...]

2019-03-15T17:39:47+12:0015 March, 2019|

Update: Russell and Opua marine infrastructure projects

Russell Wharf Far North Holdings has appointed Bellingham Marine to undertake the upgrades planned for Russell Wharf. Work on the $1.25 million project, paid for with a grant from the Provincial Growth Fund, is expected to start in March next year to fit in with the contractor’s work programme and avoid interfering with the [...]

2018-12-12T15:54:14+12:0012 December, 2018|

New building will boost Hospice revenue in Northland

A donated goods processing centre and retail outlet being built by Hospice Mid-Northland on its Kerikeri Road site is largely complete and set to open within the next few months. The innovative insulated panel building is one of only three in the District and will help the organisation potentially to earn an extra $100,000 a [...]

2018-09-06T10:52:06+12:005 September, 2018|

Maritime car-park in Paihia to be re-designed; Williams Road car-park to be repaired

Significant restructuring of the Maritime car-park in Paihia will cause disruption there between 20 August and 23 September. Council’s commercial trading and asset management firm Far North Holdings is changing the layout of the area to improve commercial vehicle flow, boost traffic safety and enhance pedestrian access to the wharf. The traffic island in [...]

2018-08-06T16:10:40+12:006 August, 2018|

Decisions reached on Russell Wharf

Most submissions to a public consultation process on a building to replace the existing, non-compliant kiosk on Russell Wharf have favoured redevelopment, with design-option A emerging as the preferred choice. Far North Holdings received 139 submissions as part of its voluntary consultation process involving the Russell community. Of these, 85 (61 percent) indicated that they [...]

2018-07-23T14:47:21+12:0023 July, 2018|

Minister starts airport terminal construction project

Minister of Regional Economic Development Shane Jones drove a digger bucket through the old Bay of Islands Airport building today to mark the start of construction of a larger and more fit-for-purpose terminal. His demolition effort was watched by members of the construction team, Kipa Munro of Ngāti Rēhia, deputy mayor Tania McInnes, and [...]

2018-11-26T16:23:24+12:0029 May, 2018|

Plans submitted for new housing units in Opua

Far North Holdings has filed a resource consent application with the Far North District Council for the ability to develop and sub-divide 17 sites located along Franklin, Baffin and Kellet streets in Opua. An application to Northland Regional Council for earthworks consent has also been filed. The company says no decisions have yet been taken [...]

2018-05-23T09:49:54+12:0023 May, 2018|

Plans published for consultation on Russell Wharf building

Far North Holdings has published plans and options for the proposed re-construction of the Russell Wharf building.Documentation, building plans and a survey of Russell Residents can be downloaded below in advance of community meetings to be held at the Russell Town Hall on 5 July.People are invited to submit questions in advance of the meeting to [...]

2018-05-18T14:12:26+12:0018 May, 2018|

Ministry of Education commissions new Kaitaia office

Far North Holdings (FNHL) has been commissioned by the Ministry of Education to build a new area office in Kaitaia, on the site of the car-park the company owns at the corner of Redan Road and Commerce Street. The Ministry plans to move into the new building in December this year. Aspects of the [...]

2018-05-02T16:35:44+12:001 May, 2018|