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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.

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Cruise ships and superyachts

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

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Te Hiku By-Election 2015

Find information about the 2015 by-election in the Te Hiku constituency.

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CityLink Whāngārei

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

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Latest News

17 OCT

Enhanced Taskforce Green crews end storm recovery work

Fifteen Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG) members hired to help clean up storm-affected Northland farms, horticultural operations and orchards officially ended their three month stint today.

14 OCT

Joint hearings committee grants Opua marina extension

Three independent commissioners have granted consents for a multimillion dollar expansion of the Opua marina, including an almost one-hectare reclamation, extensive dredging and room for 170 new berth spaces.

10 OCT

Sex drive may be moth’s downfall, trial backers hope

A scented bread-tie like device which spurs male moths to hunt a non-existent female mate until they literally die from exhaustion is being trialled in Whangarei in a joint bid to better protect backyard fruit and nuts from guava moth infestation.

07 OCT

Tribute to Dennis Bowman

The weekend death of Northland local body stalwart Dennis Bowman is a loss to both the Far North and the region as a whole, Northland Regional Council Chairman Bill Shepherd says.

26 SEP

Sixteen attend Enviroschools’ workshop for caretakers

Sixteen participants from around Northland gathered in Kaipara for a special Enviroschools Northland caretaker workshop yesterday.

16 JUL

Looming State Highway reopening a key recovery step; Civil Defence

Northland’s recovery from the storm which battered it is poised to reach an important milestone shortly with confirmation today a key, slip-affected section of State Highway One is now expected to reopen on Saturday.

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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:

www.nrc.govt.nz/agendas

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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.

mailroom@nrc.govt.nz
Fax (09) 470 1202
Northland Regional Council
Private Bag 9021
Whāngārei Mail Centre
WHĀNGĀREI 0148

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