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Councillors begin delivering 2015 NRC environmental awards

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:47 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council members have begun delivering $20,000 worth of Environmental Curriculum Awards (ECAs) to more than 20 schools around the region. More >>

Free weed workshops back

Friday, 10 July 2015, 2:25 pm | Northland Regional Council

Popular free annual workshops offering Northlanders tips on how to tackle some of the worst weeds threatening our region will be on offer again shortly. (SUBS: from Mon 27 July – Saturday 01 August) Councillor Joe Carr, who chairs the Northland ... More >>

Northland wins $650k-plus share of hill country erosion fund

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:58 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland has been awarded a 15 percent share – more than $650,000 – of a contestable national fund for regional projects that protect erosion-prone hill country. More >>

Samuels, Knight appointed to Te Oneroa-a-Tohe Board

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:23 am | Northland Regional Council

Far North-based regional councillors Dover Samuels and Monty Knight have been appointed as the council’s representatives on the new Te Oneroa-a-Tohe Board. The beach board – which will jointly manage Ninety Mile Beach as part of a looming Treaty of Waitangi ... More >>

Planes, choppers in Bream Bay oil spill exercise

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 12:32 pm | Northland Regional Council

People noticing low-flying fixed wing planes and choppers over Bream Bay on Monday are being advised not to worry – it’s all part of a scheduled exercise involving a fictional oil spill. Maritime New Zealand’s Marine Pollution Response Service ... More >>

New 10-year plan adopted

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 9:11 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 – has been formally adopted by councillors. Chairman Bill Shepherd says the council received 1278 submissions on its Long Term Plan (LTP) ... More >>

Twenty-three schools share NRC environmental awards

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:44 am | Northland Regional Council

Twenty-three schools share NRC environmental awards Projects including farm fertiliser runoff monitoring and a stoat and rat trapping programme to boost kiwi numbers are among 24 school initiatives to share $20,000 in this year’s Northland Regional ... More >>

Make the most of Government forestry planting grants; NRC

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 9:59 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland farmers and landowners are being encouraged to take full advantage of a Government forestry grant scheme, with the Northland Regional Council advising it also has options to help. More >>

Awanui works completed ahead of winter

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 9:40 am | Northland Regional Council

02 June, 2015 Awanui works completed ahead of winter Hundreds of metres of Awanui River riverbank, including stopbanks, near Gill and West Rds have been improved to offer better flood protection over winter. Monty Knight, the Northland Regional Council’s ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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