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Golden Chance To Help Shape Northland’s Digital Future

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 3:51 pm | Northland Inc

If you’re fed up with slow internet – or want to show off how fast your broadband is – then here’s a chance to have your say. Northland’s Digital Enablement Group (DEG), in collaboration with the region’s four councils – Northland Regional ... More >>

New Website Platform BeKiwi Launched

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:19 am | Northland Inc

Paddleboarding International students who have found themselves spending an unplanned summer in New Zealand now have a new tool to help them experience more of Aotearoa. Launched today (December 2), BeKiwi is a web platform that offers a curated selection ... More >>

Northland Inc And Air New Zealand Fly The Flag For SIX60

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 12:57 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc is partnering with Air New Zealand to offer SIX60 fans a unique opportunity to see a new documentary-style film about the beloved Kiwi band in Whangārei ahead of its general release. Part of the promotion for SIX60: Till The Lights Go Out involves ... More >>

Northland Businesses To Benefit From Student-Focused Video Series

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 4:10 pm | Northland Inc

A new campaign launched today showcases bucket-list activities and local legends of Northland to encourage Auckland-based students to explore their extended backyard. The video collaboration project between Study Northland and Study Auckland, features ... More >>

Northland Inc’s Reade Welcomes PGF Investment

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 10:34 am | Northland Inc

Northland Inc’s Murray Reade has welcomed the Government investment that will enable the regional economic development agency to maintain its support of business and industry in Tai Tokerau. The agency has been approved in principle a funding ... More >>

Shared Vision A ‘natural Fit’ To Strengthen Northland Tourism

Friday, 18 September 2020, 9:23 am | Northland Inc

Tourism in Northland will benefit from a new partnership born out of these challenging times to help shape the future of the region’s visitor economy. A memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between Northland Inc, Te Au M ār ie Sestercentennial ... More >>

Food Guides Showcase Unique Taste Of Northland

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 1:47 pm | Northland Inc

A team of five Northlanders is using the medium of storytelling to help others discover a connection to their land through Tai Tokerau’s unique and award-winning food, beverages and culinary tourism. Northland is home to five of 30 food guides (Kaitaki) ... More >>

Northland Inc Welcomes ‘fantastic’ $700,000 Boost For Tourism

Friday, 31 July 2020, 2:53 pm | Northland Inc

Tania Burt has welcomed the Government’s decision to support the recovery of tourism after Covid-19 by investing $700,000 into Northland Inc. The much-needed funding of $20.2 million was made available to Regional Tourism Organisation’s (RTOs) through ... More >>

Northland’s First Student Ambassadors Sow Seeds For The Future

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 4:18 pm | Northland Inc

Student ambassadors plant trays of manuka seeds during their welcome event at Kōmanawa Retreat. A total of 26 new student ambassadors were welcomed to the Study Northland Ambassador Programme this week, further strengthening the region’s role as a prime ... More >>

‘Food Trail’ Offers Chance To Sample Northland On A Plate

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 10:35 am | Northland Inc

Savour!NORTHLAND is inviting the region’s caf é s, restaurants, wineries and breweries to create a special edition dish or set menu that succeeds in putting Northland on a plate. Facilitated by Northland Inc, the regional economic development agency, ... More >>

Finishing Line In Sight For First Extension 350 Farmers

Monday, 6 July 2020, 12:45 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc’s award-winning Extension 350 celebrated a significant milestone this week as the project’s first three clusters approached the completion of their three-year journey of change, development, and opportunity. Farmer-led and farmer-focused, ... More >>

Video Series Project Raki Ready To Inspire Students

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 11:09 am | Northland Inc

The release of a series of videos promoting Northland’s stunning natural beauty, adventure opportunities and Māori culture will provide inspiration to Auckland’s youth and tertiary students to explore the winterless north in the wake of Covid-19. ... More >>

Internet Speed Test Survey Shows Gap In Northland Is Growing

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 2:45 pm | Northland Inc

The fourth annual Internet Speed Survey has highlighted an urgent need for improved connectivity across Northland – a demand that has been further exposed by the knock-on effects of Covid-19. The survey is a collaboration between Northland’s Digital ... More >>

Digital Initiative Keeps Northland Farmers Connected During Lockdown

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 10:38 am | Northland Inc

Northland farmers are embracing the digital age as they respond to the dual challenge of the Covid-19 lockdown and the region’s severe drought conditions. Extension 350 (E350), Northland Inc’s award-winning farmer-led and farmer-focused programme, ... More >>

International Students Made To Feel Right At Home In Northland

Monday, 6 April 2020, 11:12 am | Northland Inc

International students from around the world are discovering the extent of Kiwi hospitality as they sit out the Covid-19 lockdown with Northland host families across the region. The Tai Tokerau families are earning praise, both at home and abroad, ... More >>

Play By The Rules, Northland Inc Urges Everyone

Friday, 3 April 2020, 5:01 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc is urging those who are in Tai Tokerau during the nationwide lockdown to take heed of government advice about containing the spread of Covid-19. The regional economic development agency has joined the Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management ... More >>

Award-winning cheesemaker shares recipe for success

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 2:13 pm | Northland Inc

The reputation of Whangārei’s Grinning Gecko Cheese Company continues to soar after picking up a massive 11 medals at this year’s New Zealand Cheese Competition. This adds to its highly impressive track record of international and national awards ... More >>

Northland Inc Staff Take Dedication All The Way To The Woolshed

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 1:47 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc staff are going the extra mile in their efforts to support the region’s businesses during the Covid-19 lockdown. The doors to The Orchard, Northland Inc’s business and events hub in Whangārei, may be closed, but the regional economic development ... More >>

Northland Inc Welcomes Investment Into Kingfish Project

Friday, 6 March 2020, 1:50 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc General Manager for Investment and Infrastructure Vaughan Cooper has welcomed the Provincial Growth Fund announcement that it will invest $6 million into the commercial farming of kingfish in Northland. “Finfish was identified as a key ... More >>

Sector Comes Together To Support Drought-hit Farmers

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 4:00 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc’s Extension 350 has combined with DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to provide a reference point for farmers battling to respond to the effects of the worst drought in years. This is being done by bringing together a number of Northland farmers ... More >>