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Bay of Islands rubbish barge back for summer

Monday, 5 December 2016, 2:26 pm | Northland Regional Council

Boaties are being urged to use the popular Bay of Islands mobile summer rubbish barge which will be back on the water again from the end of this month. More >>

Stay safe on the water this summer

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:43 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland’s Regional Harbourmaster is once again urging locals and visitors to follow a few simple rules and courtesies to keep themselves and their loved ones safe on the water over summer. More >>

Summer swim spot survey begins

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:06 am | Northland Regional Council

Annual summer water quality tests have begun at Northland’s popular beaches, rivers and lakes. More >>

New Mid North passenger service to launch 01 December

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:23 pm | Northland Regional Council

Date: 23 November, 2016 New Mid North passenger service to launch 01 December People will have a new way of getting around the mid north shortly with a trial passenger transport service due to officially launch in Kaikohe on 01 December. (subs: Thurs ... More >>

Far North charter aims to reduce marine pest impacts

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:55 pm | Northland Regional Council

A new biosecurity charter recognising the collective efforts of Far North marinas to reduce the impacts of marine pests has been signed at Opua. More >>

Whangarei, Kerikeri host 2016 Enviroschools expos

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:26 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 180 students, teachers, family and community members have gathered at Whangarei and Kerikeri to learn about making sustainable artworks from the environment at this year’s Enviroschools regional expos. More >>

Harbourmaster unimpressed by harbour marker vandalism

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 10:22 am | Northland Regional Council

Apparent pranksters who repainted a historic Hokianga Harbour navigation marker are potentially putting lives at risk, unimpressed local authority maritime staff say. More >>

Shepherd to chair new-look regional council

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 2:09 pm | Northland Regional Council

Bill Shepherd has been elected unopposed to chair a new-look Northland Regional Council for the next three years. Councillor Shepherd, a second-term councillor who also led the council last term, says he is honoured and humbled to head the new council, ... More >>

New water sampling programme for Mangawhai Harbour

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:41 am | Northland Regional Council

A new year-round water quality sampling programme at Mangawhai Harbour will help officials better understand how healthy the harbour is and allow them to track any changes over time. The Northland Regional Council says the new more-intensive monthly ... More >>

Northland Regional Council - Official election results

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:45 am | Northland Regional Council

The official election result issued today (subs: Thurs 13 Oct) has confirmed there will be five new members around the Northland Regional Council table when it meets officially for the first time later this month. More >>

Northland Regional Council

Sunday, 9 October 2016, 10:54 am | Northland Regional Council

Based on the preliminary results after yesterday’s local body elections, Northland Regional Council will have five new faces on the nine-member council. The final results, which are expected to be available by Thursday 13 October, will confirm the final ... More >>

More than 250 have early say on new Regional Plan

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:39 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 250 people have taken up the opportunity to make early comment on an initial draft of an important new plan that will eventually set out how the region’s water, air, land and the coast are managed. More >>

Twenty-five attend ‘School Environments’ workshop

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:27 pm | Northland Regional Council

‘Enviroschools workshop (MEDIA) - 20160920’ Kohukohu School teacher Kim Wilson, left, Hukurenui School student Kaia Stevens and Northland College caretaker Rob Paewhenua take a hands on approach to lavender farming at the recent School Environments Workshop ... More >>

More of record $1.25 million Environment Fund allocated

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:59 am | Northland Regional Council

Five new projects worth almost $117,000 have been approved from a record Northland Regional Council Environment Fund expected to reach just under $1.25 million for the year. More >>

Divers resume boat hull checks for marine pests

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 10:01 am | Northland Regional Council

An estimated 1500 boat hulls will be checked by divers between now and mid-May next year for marine pests such as Mediterranean fanworm, which threaten the region’s precious marine environment. Regional council biosecurity officer Irene Middleton ... More >>

Postal voting packs on the way

Friday, 16 September 2016, 12:31 pm | Northland Regional Council

Date: 16 September, 2016 Postal voting packs on the way Tens of thousands of voting packs for this year’s Northland local body elections will begin turning up in mailboxes around the region from today. (subs: from Friday 16 Sept.) Regional council Electoral ... More >>

Regional council digests interim judgment on rating process

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:50 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council has received an interim judgment today relating to the judicial review in the matter between the Mangawhai Ratepayers and Residents Association, and Mr and Mrs Rogan; against Northland Regional Council (NRC) and Kaipara District ... More >>

Battle against wild ginger heats up

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 9:46 am | Northland Regional Council

Biological and cyber warfare are two of the latest tools a multi-agency group is keen to employ to tackle a serious weed pest that has invaded thousands of hectares of Northland. More >>

Time running out for early comment on new Regional Plan

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 3:13 pm | Northland Regional Council

Time is running out for Northlanders to comment on an initial draft of an important new plan that will eventually set out how the region’s water, air, land and the coast are managed. More >>

Kerikeri student’s ‘world-first’ beetle research impresses

Monday, 12 September 2016, 1:38 pm | Northland Regional Council

A Kerikeri teenager’s ‘world-first’ research is shedding new light on a Brazilian leaf beetle specially introduced into Northland several years ago as a biocontrol for tradescantia, one of the region’s most problematic pest plants. More >>

 

 

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