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Free pest plant workshops for 2017

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:10 am | Northland Regional Council

Pest plant experts will pass on tips on how to tackle some of the Northland’s worst weeds at free workshops in Paparoa, Whangarei, Kerikeri and Coopers Beach. More >>

Additional theft means no temporary fix for key nav light

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:12 pm | Northland Regional Council

Additional theft and damage means a planned temporary fix to an important Whangarei Harbour navigation light is no longer possible; with the light now likely to be out action for at least several weeks. More >>

Make sure you have your say by Friday 21 April; NRC

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:40 am | Northland Regional Council

Get in quick to make sure you have your say on possible new rules to prevent marine pests spreading, paying for marine biosecurity and updates to Northland’s harbour safety rules. That’s the message to the public from the Northland Regional Council ... More >>

Thefts put lives, environment at risk; Harbourmaster

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12:18 pm | Northland Regional Council

The irresponsible theft of solar panels, batteries and other equipment from key navigation aids for large ships has potentially put lives – and the environment – at risk in Whangarei Harbour, officials say. The Northland Regional Council’s Regional ... More >>

Council, China Railway Zhongji Holding Group to sign MOU

Friday, 7 April 2017, 1:16 pm | Northland Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE 0800 002 004 | Te Kaunihera A Rohe O Te Taitokerau Date: 07 April 2017 More >>

Review of the Regional Land Transport Plan under way

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:50 am | Northland Regional Council

A legally-required three-yearly review has begun of what is effectively the master plan for land transport right across Northland. The Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2015-2021 details local roading projects proposed by Northland’s three district ... More >>

Green light for Waipapa-based customer service centre

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:36 am | Northland Regional Council

Date: 04 April 2017 Green light for Waipapa-based customer service centre The Northland Regional Council is to open a new office at Waipapa near Kerikeri to deliver long-sought customer service improvements to the mid-North area. The prime 140 square metre customer ... More >>

‘Project Rodent’ training launched

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:17 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 20 students from three schools gathered in Whangarei recently to gain hands-on knowledge of controlling pest rats and mice as the Enviroschools programme offered its first ‘Project Rodent’ . More >>

Northland tsunami siren network testing early April

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 3:31 pm | Northland Regional Council

Tsunami sirens from Te Hapua to Mangawhai will be tested when daylight saving ends early next month. The 160-plus Northland sirens will sound on the morning of Sunday 02 April as part of regular twice-yearly checks to ensure they’re all working correctly. ... More >>

R. Tucker Thompson trust recognised

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 9:16 am | Northland Regional Council

A charitable trust that operates the iconic Bay of Islands-based tall ship R. Tucker Thompson has been recognised for its services to Northland’s youth sailing and education. The R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has been named as the 2017 ... More >>

Flooding closes Northland state highways

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 12:44 pm | Northland Regional Council

The NZ Transport Agency says flooding has affected state highways in Northland and road users should expect delays and avoid non-essential travel. More >>

Boaties, marine industry urged to take keen interest

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:02 am | Northland Regional Council

Date: 09 March 2017 Boaties, marine industry urged to take keen interest Feedback is being sought on possible new rules to prevent the spread of marine pests, how to foot the bill for marine biosecurity and updates to Northland’s harbour safety ... More >>

Northland Mayors thrilled with roading investment

Friday, 3 March 2017, 5:26 pm | Northland Regional Council

Today’s announcement by Transport Minister Simon Bridges of the construction of a four lane upgrade to State Highway One between Whangārei and Point Marsden Highway, an investment of $400 to $500 million over the next five to seven years, has been ... More >>

Vehicle access to precious lake to end

Friday, 3 March 2017, 12:05 pm | Northland Regional Council

A Far North dune lake – one of just 12 in Northland officially classed as being in an outstanding ecological state – is at increasing risk from people unaware of its special status, including those using it as an unofficial car wash. Local ... More >>

Erosion-controlling poplars, willows available again soon

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:06 pm | Northland Regional Council

Hill country farmers whose erosion-prone properties drain to the Kaipara Harbour may be eligible for a share of more than 3500 free poplar poles in a joint Northland Regional Council-Ministry for Primary Industries initiative. More >>

Northland’s ‘swimmable’ freshwater status

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:25 pm | Northland Regional Council

Most of Northland’s most popular freshwater swimming spots – and their coastal equivalents – are suitable for swimming all or most of the time over summer, newly-released regional council data shows. The council’s annual summer testing programme officially ... More >>

$1.5M boost to Whangarei’s Hundertwasser project

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:25 pm | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council (NRC) is to make a $1.5 million contribution to Whangarei’s $16.25M Hundertwasser Art Centre (HAC). More >>

Organisers hope for big local turnout for Seaweek 2017

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 9:23 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 2017, which officially runs from Saturday 25 February to Sunday 05 March. The annual event is hosted by the New Zealand Association ... More >>

Drought prompts call to take care with groundwater use

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:09 am | Northland Regional Council

Northlanders are being urged to take care with ever-dwindling groundwater supplies as the region’s drought continues, despite much-welcome recent rain in many places “Groundwater levels, in small coastal aquifers in particular, are getting very ... More >>

Venison pies latest tasty food treat

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 9:59 am | Northland Regional Council

Venison mini pies flavoured with herbs and onion will be the wild food treat used to lure visitors to the Northland Regional Council’s marquee at Kaipara’s upcoming Northland Field Days. More >>



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