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What we do

Northland Regional Council is one of Northland's primary environmental guardians and aims to protect Northland's land, water, coast and air while still allowing for sustainable development. We also promote the region's economic, social and cultural wellbeing.

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River and rainfall data

View data collected daily from our rainfall and river monitoring sites around Northland.


Flood maps

Which land is at risk of river flooding? Flood maps are now available for some areas.


CityLink Whāngārei

Find out about the CityLink/Snapper smart card system on CityLink Whāngārei's new website.


Civil Defence

Find links and information of use in the event of an emergency in Northland.


Latest News

31 AUG

More heavy rain, winds on way today, North warned

Civil Defence and other officials are keeping a wary eye on the heavens – and an approaching 11am east coast high tide – but say Northland appears to be coping with the latest burst of wet weather, even as more heavy rain is predicted today.

30 AUG

Heavy rain, wind likely to bring floods, slips to North

Northlanders are being warned heavy rain of up to 120mm to 180mm forecast between now and tomorrow evening are likely to deliver more flooding and slips to the Far North and the region's eastern hills.

29 AUG

‘On the road’ council meetings Kaikohe-bound

Kaikohe will be the latest town to host a Northland Regional Council meeting as councillors continue their ongoing efforts to better engage with their local communities.

29 AUG

Courtesy sought over Spring burn season

Northlanders are being asked to be courteous – and follow the rules – as people take advantage of warmer Spring weather and start to consider burning unwanted vegetation and other waste material.

22 AUG

Public views sought on bus service review, fare increase

The community is being asked to help drive a review designed to ensure Whangarei's public bus service meets the city's needs over the next five to 10 years – including a possible 10 percent increase in ticket prices from mid-2016.

22 AUG

$8.6M Kotuku detention dam project to begin in earnest

Construction on a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect Whangarei's central business district from damaging floods will be underway in earnest within weeks.

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Events Calendar

Meetings & Events

Everyone is welcome to attend the Council's meetings, which are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month.

All Council and committee meeting dates and times are advertised near the end of each month. Three Regional Council Committees contain appointed members from outside the Council, representing district councils and special interest groups.

Meeting agendas and minutes are available at the Regional Council offices in Whāngārei, Dargaville, Kaitāia and Ōpua, as well as the Whāngārei Public Library.  You can also access them online at:

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Contact Us

Call us toll-free from anywhere within Northland between 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, on 0800 002 004Find our office locations

24/7 Environmental Hotline: Report pollution or marine incidents toll free on 0800 504 639.
Fax (09) 470 1202
Northland Regional Council
Private Bag 9021
Whāngārei Mail Centre

Regional Council Offices
Whāngārei: (09) 470 1200
Dargaville: (09) 439 3300
Kaitāia: (09) 408 6600
Ōpua: (09) 402 7516