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Check Before Carrying Out Coastal Works; NRC

Monday, 27 May 2024, 8:37 am | Northland Regional Council

Some of the unauthorised works at the centre of the recent Environment Court case. The court ordered the removal of the gabion baskets, pictured, along with a 52-metre long concrete-base plinth and a boat ramp all illegally installed by a homeowner ... More >>

NRC To Continue Emergency Services Funding

Friday, 24 May 2024, 8:04 am | Northland Regional Council

Continuation of funding for emergency services is one of a raft of decisions agreed by councillors ahead of the formal adoption of Northland Regional Council’s Long Term Plan 2024-2034 in June. More >>

New Regional Land Transport Plan Consultation

Friday, 17 May 2024, 9:15 am | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council member Joe Carr, who chairs the Northland Regional Transport Committee, says the 2023 review of the draft Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2021-2027 was subject to public consultation from 13 February to 15 March this year. More >>

$650,000 Flood Deflection Bank For Kawakawa

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 11:10 am | Northland Regional Council

A $650,000 project to construct a deflection bank to protect low-lying businesses along Old Whangae Road and Kawakawa’s main street from flooding is underway in the township. More >>

Te Parawhau Ki Tai Hapū On Behalf Of Te Parawhau Hapū, NRC Sign Important Resource Management Agreement

Monday, 6 May 2024, 12:08 pm | Northland Regional Council

The NRC has committed to discussing amendment of the agreement’s wording within 12 months, acknowledging the desire of Te Parawhau ki Tai to arrive at a more nuanced agreement that better responds to the hapū’s specific needs and aspirations. More >>

Caulerpa, Pest Control Work Earns Biosecurity Supreme Award

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 1:38 pm | Northland Regional Council

A Northland couple’s work with exotic Caulerpa seaweed and their more than a decade’s pest control efforts in the Bay of Islands has helped earn them the New Zealand Biosecurity Supreme Award. More >>

Preserving Northland’s Unique Biodiversity: Working Towards A Deer-free Future

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 3:57 pm | Northland Regional Council

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE ON BEHALF OF NORTHLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION A decade-long plan to remove all wild deer from Northland, an area of over 13,000 square kilometres and one of New Zealand’s most biodiverse regions, ... More >>

Bus Fares For Children And Young People Are Changing

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 8:43 am | Northland Regional Council

A reduction in government funding will see CityLink and BusLink fares for Northland’s children and young people change from 01 May 2024. More >>

Funding For Emergency Services

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 9:57 am | Northland Regional Council

Central government should be filling the funding gap for critical emergency services like Northland’s rescue choppers rather than the region’s ratepayers, the Northland Regional Council says. More >>

Poplar And Willow Sales Resume

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 10:21 am | Northland Regional Council

Poplars and willows offer a host of benefits including stabilising land which helps hold fertile soil in place instead of running into waterways and estuaries during storm events. Northland Regional Council (NRC) member Rick Stolwerk says the benefits ... More >>

NRC Rates Proposals Increase Focus On Core Business

Friday, 15 March 2024, 11:37 am | Northland Regional Council

A rebalancing with an increased focus on core business to help keep rates down is at the heart of the Northland Regional Council’s Draft Long Term Plan 2024-2034. Council Chair Geoff Crawford says the council appreciates its communities are under ... More >>

$52,500 Fine For Concrete Plant Contaminant Discharges

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 11:39 am | Northland Regional Council

A Whangārei concrete company has been fined $52,500 for discharging contaminants from its manufacturing processes which may have then found their way into a drain which discharges to Whangārei Harbour. AML Limited appeared for sentence before ... More >>

Council Encourages Public To Have Their Say As Freshwater Consultation Deadline Approaches

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 2:35 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council is encouraging people to have their say on a draft plan to improve freshwater health in Northland before the 31 March deadline. The draft plan includes new rules and targets to improve the health of Northland’s rivers, ... More >>

Check Before Earthworks, Vegetation Clearance; NRC

Friday, 1 March 2024, 12:42 pm | Northland Regional Council

Northland landowners are being advised to check they will not be affecting a wetland before starting any earthworks or vegetation clearance works on their property. Tess Dacre, Compliance Monitoring Manager for the Northland Regional Council (NRC), says ... More >>

Government Funding Welcomed In Battle Against Caulerpa

Friday, 23 February 2024, 3:15 pm | Northland Regional Council

Today’s funding announcement from government of a $5 million boost to accelerate the fight against exotic Caulerpa seaweed is being welcomed in Te Taitokerau, says Northland Regional Council Chair Geoff Crawford. "Together with our mana whenua ... More >>

Tū I Te Ora Scholarship Deadline Extended

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 9:21 am | Northland Regional Council

The closing date for applications for Northland Regional Council’s Tū i te ora Scholarship has been extended by two weeks. The council says applications for the scholarship - which recognises and supports students to undertake study, research ... More >>

Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-2027 Review

Friday, 16 February 2024, 10:38 am | Northland Regional Council

The Northland Regional Transport Committee (RTC) urges Northlanders to have their say on the review of the Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2021/2027 - Three Year Review (RLTP). The RLTP, which is the region’s application for funding assistance ... More >>

New Extension To CityLink Tikipunga Via Kamo Route

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 9:34 am | Northland Regional Council

CityLink Whangārei’s Route 3 bus service from Tikipunga via Kamo has been extended by 1.8km at the public’s request. From this week (subs: Mon 12 February) the extension to Route 3 runs through Totara Park. Jack Craw, who chairs the Joint Whangarei District ... More >>

Environmental Leaders Fund Unveils Climate Conscious Winners

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 9:29 am | Northland Regional Council

Climate resilience and adaptation was a strong focus for the Northland Regional Council’s, 2023 Environmental Leaders Fund (ELF) that received an impressive 40 applications from across Te Taitokerau. A total of $35,000 was awarded with the aim ... More >>

Applications Open For Tū I Te Ora Scholarships

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 11:49 am | Northland Regional Council

Applications for Northland Regional Council’s Tū i te ora Scholarships have opened for 2024, with this year’s recipients set to receive financial assistance and paid work experience at council next summer. Council is awarding six scholarships, each ... More >>





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