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Organisers hope for another big Seaweek turnout

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:17 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 2018, which officially runs from Saturday 03 March to Sunday 11 March. More >>

Wattle seed-flavoured ice cream latest field days treat

Monday, 19 February 2018, 8:17 am | Northland Regional Council

A clever co-operative culinary coup; that’s how the Northland Regional Council and NorthTec are hoping the visitors to the upcoming Northland Field Days will view their wattle seed-flavoured ice cream. More >>

Coastal hazard maps - planning to withstand the test of time

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 9:55 am | Northland Regional Council

New coastal hazard maps identifying land potentially at risk of flooding from storm surge and long-term erosion by the sea have been released by the Northland Regional Council. The council’s chairman Bill Shepherd says the new maps come after the ... More >>

No prosecution over refinery pipeline leak

Friday, 2 February 2018, 11:39 am | Northland Regional Council

A lengthy local authority investigation has found it cannot prosecute anyone for last year’s mid-September fuel leak from Refining New Zealand’s Auckland fuel products pipeline at Ruakaka. More >>

Managing large ‘problem’ poplars vital; NRC

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:03 am | Northland Regional Council

Huge, decades-old poplar trees planted for streamside erosion control are causing some big headaches for both landowners and the Northland Regional Council (NRC). More >>

Refunds for 2600 after rates mapping error

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:59 am | Northland Regional Council

About 2600 Far North ratepayers are to receive a total of roughly $136,000 in rates refunds after an early version of a map excluding them from a transport rate zone was incorrectly published in regional council Annual Plans. More >>

Northland leaders not yet ready to give up highway bid

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 12:53 pm | Northland Regional Council

Local body leaders say there’s still plenty of merit in a proposed four-lane highway between Northland and Warkworth, despite the newly-elected government reportedly being less enthusiastic about the project than its predecessor. More >>

New NRC Kaipara service centre office for 2019?

Monday, 22 January 2018, 12:04 pm | Northland Regional Council

A new Dargaville-based customer service centre to cater for an increased number of field staff working with Kaipara residents is being considered by the Northland Regional Council (NRC). More >>

New $1.1M storage facility nears completion

Friday, 19 January 2018, 12:42 pm | Northland Regional Council

Work is almost complete on a new Whangarei storage facility that will house a wide array of technical equipment used to support an increasingly busy Northland Regional Council. More >>

Invasive kelp in Rangaunu and Houhora Harbours

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 11:33 am | Northland Regional Council

Invasive kelp in Rangaunu and Houhora Harbours Boaties and cray fishers are being asked for their help to stop a highly invasive kelp – Undaria pinnatifida – spreading into other parts of Northland beyond the Rangaunu and Houhora Harbours, where it ... More >>

Land transport plan ‘Have Your Say’ meets soon

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 11:47 am | Northland Regional Council

People keen to have an input on the effective blueprint for transport spending across Northland over the next three years are being urged to attend one of a series of ‘Have Your Say’ events around the region next week. (subs: 15-17 January) More >>

Check your gear for Argentine Ants

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:03 pm | Northland Regional Council

People heading North for their summer holidays this year are urged to check their camping equipment and holiday gear for Argentine ants, including backpacks and tents that may have been stored for long periods. More >>

‘Can I Swim Here?’ - Northlad Website for Summer Swimmers

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 10:31 am | Northland Regional Council

A new ‘Can I swim here?’ online tool launched today means Northland residents and visitors can enjoy our rivers, lakes, and beaches with confidence this summer. More >>

Northland Regional Council Warns Water Restrictions Possible

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 10:43 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland’s district councils, major industries, consented water users and the public are being urged to monitor their water use closely due to the current dry conditions. More >>

Bay of Islands rubbish barge back for summer

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:12 pm | Northland Regional Council

Bay of Islands rubbish barge back for summer 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. (subs Wednesday 27 December) More >>

Initiatives underway to reduce flood impact in Kaitaia

Friday, 15 December 2017, 9:10 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council – in combination with other organisations – is working through a range of measures to reduce the impact of potential flooding in Kaitaia, in response to recommendations contained in the report into the Edgecumbe flood event ... More >>

Northland Transport Plan Review Open for Feedback

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:38 am | Northland Regional Council

The region’s land transport plan – effectively the blueprint for transport spending across Northland – is under review and available for public feedback until the end of January. More >>

Hakaru River Wins Northland’s Most Improved River Award

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 10:43 am | Northland Regional Council

Sustained improvements in faecal indicator bacterial levels in the Hakaru River near Topuni have earned a NZ River award for Northland’s most improved river. More >>

Annual summer survey to identify kauri dieback

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 4:49 pm | Northland Regional Council

Annual summer survey to identify kauri dieback Kauri dieback is killing our kauri trees which are threatened with extinction . The disease infects kauri roots and damages the tissues that carry nutrients and water within the tree, basically starving ... More >>

Far North, Kaipara, Whangarei, host Enviroschools expos

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 9:10 am | Northland Regional Council

More than 250 students, teachers, family and community members hit the road in the Far North, Kaipara and Whangarei recently to learn about environmentally sustainable local businesses at this year’s Enviroschools regional expos. The first of the ... More >>



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