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New NRC 10-year plan launched

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:24 am | Northland Regional Council

Funding for emergency services, new flood protection infrastructure for Kerikeri and pest management at Whangarei Heads are among several key issues in the Northland Regional council’s new 10-year plan. More >>

Environmental education opportunities explored

Friday, 27 March 2015, 11:51 am | Northland Regional Council

Teachers from across the North are better equipped to contribute to the health of their harbours after a special Northland Regional Council workshop. More >>

Review of NRC organisational structure

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:28 am | Northland Regional Council

A review of the organisational structure of the Northland Regional Council to ensure that the organisation is fit for purpose to deliver the objectives and values as determined by the council has been commenced. More >>

NRC outlines regional infrastructure priorities

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:15 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council members have re-emphasised the pivotal future roles they believe rail and vital road links should collectively play in Northland’s key infrastructure. More >>

$20,000 schools’ Environmental Curriculum Awards open

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:49 am | Northland Regional Council

An annual $20,000 fund which helps fund and recognise Northland schools’ environmental education initiatives is up for grabs again. More >>

Heavy rain, gale warnings for Northland in cyclone’s wake

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 10:20 am | Northland Regional Council

Media release Date: 15 March, 2015 Release #: 2; issued at 1000 hours Heavy rain, gale warnings for Northland in cyclone’s wake Northland appears set to be spared the worst of the remains of Cyclone Pam – but officials are still warning of severe ... More >>

Island as ‘living classroom’ for teacher workshop attendees

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:49 am | Northland Regional Council

Whangarei Harbour’s Matakohe/Limestone Island is to become a ‘living classroom’ for 33 teachers from around Northland taking part in the Northland Regional Council’s upcoming annual teacher workshop. More >>

Strategic water management study to take place

Friday, 27 February 2015, 11:24 am | Northland Regional Council

A strategic water management study of the Northland region is to be commissioned to identify areas where water supply and potential water infrastructure could deliver economic growth and other benefits. More >>

Extremely close result in Te Hiku by-election

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 2:30 pm | Northland Regional Council

Kaitaia’s Monty Knight is the winner of a Northland Regional Council’s by-election for its most northerly constituency Te Hiku – with a razor-thin majority of just five votes. Electoral Officer Dale Ofsoske says Mr Knight had secured 936 votes, ... More >>

Wild pork pies latest tasty food treat

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 11:49 am | Northland Regional Council

Wild pork mini pies will be the latest tasty treat designed to entice visitors to the Northland Regional Council marquee at the upcoming Northland Field Days in Dargaville. More >>

Te Hiku by-election voting period ends soon

Monday, 9 February 2015, 10:19 am | Northland Regional Council

Eligible voters keen to have their say on who will be the Northland Regional Council’s new Te Hiku constituency councillor have just a few days left to return their official postal voting documents. Seven people have put their names forward to contest the ... More >>

Te Hiku by-election voting packs on way

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:35 pm | Northland Regional Council

Eligible voters keen to have their say on who will represent the Te Hiku constituency around the Northland Regional Council table should be receiving their official postal voting documents next week. (SUBS: from Tues 27 Jan) More >>

Have your say at transport meetings

Monday, 5 January 2015, 9:38 am | Northland Regional Council

Northlanders are being urged to attend upcoming public meetings to make their views known to those planning the blueprints addressing some of the region’s most pressing transport issues. More >>

Lucky escape prompts warning to boaties

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 3:39 pm | Northland Regional Council

It was lucky lives were not lost in an overnight collision between two launches at the entrance to Whangarei Harbour, Northland’s Regional Harbourmaster says. Jim Lyle says the exact circumstances of the overnight incident – which left both boats ... More >>

Seven to contest Te Hiku council seat

Monday, 22 December 2014, 1:14 pm | Northland Regional Council

Seven people have put their names forward to contest the Northland Regional Council Te Hiku seat left vacant by the October death of Councillor Dennis Bowman. Independent contractor Election Services, which is handling the by-election for the regional ... More >>

Four schools, kindergarten reach Enviroschools milestones

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:35 pm | Northland Regional Council

Four Northland schools and a kindergarten have reached important milestones through the national Enviroschools programme. More >>

Don’t bring unwanted marine pests north – boaties urged

Monday, 22 December 2014, 11:32 am | Northland Regional Council

Come and enjoy the spectacular places Northland has to offer – but please, make sure you leave any unwanted marine pests at home this summer. That’s the plea from Joe Carr – chairman of the Northland Regional Council’s Environmental Management ... More >>

Bunker oil recovered after small leak from tanker

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 11:14 am | Northland Regional Council

Authorities were today sweeping beaches in the Whangarei Harbour for residual traces of oil after successfully containing and recovering the bulk of a small leak linked to an overseas tanker at the Marsden Pt oil refinery. More >>

NRC offices to close for Xmas, New Year

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:31 am | Northland Regional Council

All Northland Regional Council (NRC) offices will be closed from 2pm Wednesday, 24 December until 8am Monday, 05 January 2015 for the Christmas-New Year holiday break. Council Chairman Bill Shepherd says the closures apply to the NRC’s head ... More >>

Bay of Islands rubbish barge back for summer

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:30 am | Northland Regional Council

The popular mobile rubbish barge will be back on the water in the Bay of Islands again this summer and authorities are urging boaties to use it. More >>

 

 

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