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Don’t burn treated or painted timber this winter; NRC

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:31 am | Northland Regional Council

As winter approaches, Northlanders are being warned of the risks associated with burning treated or painted timber in household fires. More >>

Ninety-plus students for annual ‘Project Possum’ training

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:05 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 90 students from around Northland are expected to gather near Kaikohe over the next week to gain hands-on knowledge of possum trapping, fur and pelt recovery as ‘Project Possum’ enters its fifth year. More >>

Mid-June adoption for new 10-year plan

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:14 am | Northland Regional Council

A new 10-year plan outlining Northland Regional Council’s work for the next decade – and how it will be paid for – is expected to be formally adopted by councillors in mid-June. Chairman Bill Shepherd says the council received 1278 submissions on ... More >>

Subsidised poplars, willows up for grabs

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:36 am | Northland Regional Council

Landowners keen to take advantage of a local authority scheme offering subsidised poplars and willows to help better control erosion and protect water quality need to get in quickly, the Northland Regional Council says. More >>

Tutukaka fanworm discovery concerns

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:14 am | Northland Regional Council

Experts are cautiously optimistic one of Northland’s most iconic coastal areas may have escaped a potentially disastrous Mediterranean fanworm invasion – but warn an unwelcome discovery there shows the need for ongoing vigilance. An extensive ... More >>

June/July finish for Kotuku detention dam

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:14 am | Northland Regional Council

Construction of a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect central Whangarei from damaging floods is edging ever closer to completion in a single season. More >>

Reminder to have your say on NRC 10-year plan

Friday, 17 April 2015, 12:47 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northlanders keen to have their say on the Northland’s Regional Council’s new 10 year plan are being reminded they have until 3pm Friday 24 April to provide written feedback or to register to deliver their views in person to councillors later. More >>

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 >>



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