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Pipeline rupture update #05

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:28 am | Northland Regional Council

• Council staff plan to inspect/sample the spill site/surrounding area again today (Fri 22/09) and as/if required over the weekend More >>

Pipeline rupture update #04

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:18 am | Northland Regional Council

• Regional council staff yesterday (20/09) took surface water samples from three sites in the drain between the spill site and the Port Marsden Highway More >>

Pipeline rupture update #03

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:46 am | Northland Regional Council

The council is sampling groundwater bores to establish existing water quality parameters in the vicinity. More >>

NRC ‘Leading The Charge’ on Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:43 am | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council (NRC) is ‘leading the charge’ on electric vehicles, with its 10-strong fleet believed to be among the largest of any local authority nationally. More >>

Pipeline rupture update #02

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 9:31 am | Northland Regional Council

• Containment and recovery continues to be led by Refining NZ (usual practise for companies involved in fuel spills) More >>

Pipeline rupture

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:27 am | Northland Regional Council

Pipeline rupture Northland Regional Council position 0900hrs Mon 18 Sept Council was advised of spill by Refining NZ about 3pm on Thurs 14 September Council staff responded immediately, carrying out an extensive site assessment over several hours ... More >>

Urgent hearing sought for appeals against rates rulings

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:40 am | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council (NRC) is to file an appeal against a recent High Court decision quashing several years of its rates in the Kaipara district and is seeking to appeal the court's earlier related decision which found two issues with the council's ... More >>

Northlanders Offered Free Trips to Mark World Carfree Day

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:58 am | Northland Regional Council

Northlanders are being urged to leave their cars at home and take free public transport instead as part of World Carfree Day later this month (subs: Friday 22 Sept) . More >>

Churchyard rabbit plague tackled

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:24 am | Northland Regional Council

Biosecurity officers have come to the aid of a historic mid-North church whose graveyard was being significantly damaged by large numbers of burrowing rabbits. More >>

Kiwi Coast – Northland Regional Council Partnership

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 1:48 pm | Northland Regional Council

An ambitious goal to create the nation’s first large-scale kiwi-safe ‘ecological corridor’ – linking Northland brown kiwi populations over almost 300km of the region – is fast becoming a reality. More >>

Ten weeks to have say on Proposed Regional Plan

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:45 am | Northland Regional Council

Public comment is being sought on what is effectively an updated rulebook for the way Northland’s water, air, soil and coast are used and managed. More >>

Onerahi Becomes Green-Gold Enviroschoo

Friday, 25 August 2017, 9:45 am | Northland Regional Council

Onerahi School has become just the fifth school in Northland to achieve prestigious ‘Green-Gold’ status through the national Enviroschools programme; a school-wide approach to sustainability. More >>

$9.6M rescue chopper loan approved

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 1:46 pm | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council has confirmed it will loan $9.6 million to help the Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST) fund two rescue helicopters for the region. More >>

High Court rules in Mangawhai rates case

Friday, 18 August 2017, 6:15 pm | Northland Regional Council

High Court rules in Mangawhai rates case A newly-issued High Court decision quashing several years of Northland Regional Council (NRC) rates in the Kaipara could have implications for local authorities nationally, council Chairman Bill Shepherd says. ... More >>

Irrigation Could Boost Regional Economy by Millions

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:03 am | Northland Regional Council

A newly-released scoping study has shown investing in major irrigation projects in the Kaipara and mid-North could create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy by tens of millions annually. More >>

$2M-plus govt boost to north freshwater improvement welcomed

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:57 pm | Northland Regional Council

$2M-plus govt boost to north freshwater improvement welcomed News the government is to make a $2 million contribution to $4M of work to improve freshwater quality in the Northern Wairoa River and more than two dozen Northland dune lakes has been ... More >>

Northland biosecurity efforts recognised

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 1:05 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland biosecurity efforts recognised Long-running efforts to help protect Northland’s precious environment from unwanted pests have seen a senior local authority manager – and his employer – recognised with separate awards at the inaugural New Zealand ... More >>

Waipapa-based customer service centre open

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:33 am | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Council’s first new office in almost 30 years has been officially opened at Waipapa near Kerikeri. Council Chairman Bill Shepherd says the new 140 square metre Klinac Lane office (opposite Waipapa’s Warehouse store) is ... More >>

Steady progress helps reduce Kaipara’s erosion risk

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 12:55 pm | Northland Regional Council

Progress is being made but plenty of work remains in the longstanding battle to minimise erosion on Kaipara hill country and reduce sedimentation of the sensitive Kaipara Harbour and waterways. The Northland Regional Council (NRC) has just completed ... More >>

Feedback sought on council loan for rescue helicopters

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:44 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council is seeking feedback on a proposal to provide Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST) with a $9.8 million loan, to help fund two rescue helicopters for the region. With its current helicopters needing to be replaced soon, ... More >>



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