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From humble pet pooches to canine biosecurity stars

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:08 am | Northland Regional Council

A dozen Northland local authority staff and keen members of the public have been working with a Southland-based expert to learn the skills they need to train their pet dogs to search for unwanted pest plants and animals. More >>

2200-plus submissions on NRC 10-year plan

Friday, 20 April 2018, 9:07 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 2200 submissions have been received on the Northland Regional Council’s ‘ambitious’ Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018-2028; the response delighting council chairman Bill Shepherd. More >>

Local efforts recognised in positive national water quality

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:26 pm | Northland Regional Council

Local efforts recognised, as positive national water quality trend released Following the release of National River Water Quality Trends today, Northland Regional Council acknowledges the effort of Northland landowners, businesses, iwi, council staff, ... More >>

Kaimaumau kauri resin and wax extraction consents granted

Friday, 13 April 2018, 10:53 am | Northland Regional Council

Resource consent has been granted for a commercial kauri resin and wax extraction operation covering roughly 10 percent of the Far North’s 4000-plus hectare Kaimaumau wetland. More >>

E350 field day hailed a success

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:20 am | Northland Regional Council

More than two dozen agricultural industry, rural professionals and local authority staff gathered near Whangarei recently to learn more about a farmer-led programme designed to lift profitability, environmental sustainability and wellbeing on Northland ... More >>

One year milestone for Otuihau-Hatea water quality project

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:30 am | Northland Regional Council

A three-year project to improve water quality issues at the iconic Whangarei Falls has reached an important milestone – its first anniversary. More >>

Time Running Out to Have Say on NRC 10-Year Plan

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 10:08 am | Northland Regional Council

People keen to have their say on plans to do more to clean up waters, protect native species and provide better flood protection still have about a fortnight left to do so. More >>

North Hosts First National Wairestoration Hui

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:08 am | Northland Regional Council

About 50 people from across New Zealand have gathered in Kerikeri for the country’s first Enviroschools WaiRestoration national hui. More >>

Mangawhai rates appeal decision welcomed by NRC

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:18 pm | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council (NRC) has welcomed a Court of Appeal decision on the way it set due dates for the payment of rates and its arrangements for rate collection within the Kaipara district. More >>

Ambitious new NRC 10-year plan launched

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9:05 am | Northland Regional Council

Community calls to do more to clean up waters, protect native species and provide better flood protection are reflected in the Northland Regional Council’s ambitious new 10-year plan – but will come at a cost Chairman Bill Shepherd says. More >>

Molecular analysis says seaweed not ‘mermaid hair’

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 1:41 pm | Northland Regional Council

Molecular analysis says seaweed not ‘mermaid hair’. Molecular analysis has confirmed an unusual seaweed hauled up on an anchor in the Bay of Islands late last year is not the potentially invasive ‘mermaid’s hair’. More >>

Order now to secure poplar and willow poles; NRC

Monday, 26 February 2018, 9:17 am | Northland Regional Council

Landowners with erosion-prone properties from Te Hana north are encouraged to get their orders into the Northland Regional Council (NRC) early for this winter’s poplar and willow planting season. More >>

No cyanotoxins despite blue-green Lake Omapere algal bloom

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:20 pm | Northland Regional Council

No cyanotoxins despite blue-green Lake Omapere algal bloom Independent tests have not detected any cyanotoxins in water from algal bloom-affected Lake Omapere and the Utakura River. Colin Dall, the Northland Regional Council’s Group Manager – ... More >>

Organisers hope for another big Seaweek turnout

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:17 am | Northland Regional Council

Organisers are hoping thousands of Northlanders will take part in a variety of events being held across the region to mark Seaweek 2018, which officially runs from Saturday 03 March to Sunday 11 March. More >>

Wattle seed-flavoured ice cream latest field days treat

Monday, 19 February 2018, 8:17 am | Northland Regional Council

A clever co-operative culinary coup; that’s how the Northland Regional Council and NorthTec are hoping the visitors to the upcoming Northland Field Days will view their wattle seed-flavoured ice cream. More >>

Coastal hazard maps - planning to withstand the test of time

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 9:55 am | Northland Regional Council

New coastal hazard maps identifying land potentially at risk of flooding from storm surge and long-term erosion by the sea have been released by the Northland Regional Council. The council’s chairman Bill Shepherd says the new maps come after the ... More >>

No prosecution over refinery pipeline leak

Friday, 2 February 2018, 11:39 am | Northland Regional Council

A lengthy local authority investigation has found it cannot prosecute anyone for last year’s mid-September fuel leak from Refining New Zealand’s Auckland fuel products pipeline at Ruakaka. More >>

Managing large ‘problem’ poplars vital; NRC

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:03 am | Northland Regional Council

Huge, decades-old poplar trees planted for streamside erosion control are causing some big headaches for both landowners and the Northland Regional Council (NRC). More >>

Refunds for 2600 after rates mapping error

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:59 am | Northland Regional Council

About 2600 Far North ratepayers are to receive a total of roughly $136,000 in rates refunds after an early version of a map excluding them from a transport rate zone was incorrectly published in regional council Annual Plans. More >>

Northland leaders not yet ready to give up highway bid

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 12:53 pm | Northland Regional Council

Local body leaders say there’s still plenty of merit in a proposed four-lane highway between Northland and Warkworth, despite the newly-elected government reportedly being less enthusiastic about the project than its predecessor. More >>



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