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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.


CityLink Whāngārei

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


Priority Rivers

Find out what we are doing to develop plans for reducing flood risks in Northland.


Cruise ships and superyachts

Find which cruise ships are visiting Northland and guidelines for superyachts.


Latest News

25 AUG

Workshops to allow NRC to better understand all aspects of petroleum exploration

Northland Regional Council is organising two workshops to provide councillors, its Te Tai Tokerau Māori Advisory Committee and senior staff with a clear view of the regulations governing petroleum exploration, as well as exploration company Statoil's plans in the Northland region.

18 AUG

Treasured lakes get some special attention

NIWA scientists and Northland Regional Council staff are uncovering more of the mysteries of the North's prized dune lakes using a canoe and some specialist hydro-acoustic surveying equipment.

14 AUG

Maori, advisory committee have much to offer; Samuels

More than a year after its formation, the chairman of Te Tai Tokerau Maori Advisory Committee (TTMAC) says he's thrilled at the way Northland Maori have embraced the concept.

07 AUG

Controlled Substance Licence training next month

Up to 75 community members and senior secondary students are expected to receive specialist possum poison training early next month as part of Northland's ongoing 'Project Possum'.

05 AUG

Call for emergency services fund applications

The Northland Regional Council has begun the first step to identify potential recipients of its new $900,000 a year 'Contestable Emergency Services Fund'.

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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 the 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. 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