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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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CityLink Whāngārei

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

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Enviroschools events - 2015

Registrations are open for WaiRestoration workshops for school communities.

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Latest News

23 APR

Tutukaka fanworm discovery concerns

Experts are cautiously optimistic one of Northland's most iconic coastal areas may have escaped a potentially disastrous Mediterranean fanworm invasion – but warn an unwelcome discovery there shows the need for ongoing vigilance.

22 APR

June/July finish for Kotuku detention dam

Construction of a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect central Whangarei from damaging floods is edging ever closer to completion in a single season.

17 APR

Reminder to have your say on NRC 10-year plan

Northlanders keen to have their say on the Northland's Regional Council's new 10 year plan are being reminded they have until 3pm Friday 24 April to provide written feedback or to register to deliver their views in person to councillors later.

30 MAR

New NRC 10-year plan launched

Funding for emergency services, new flood protection infrastructure for Kerikeri and pest management at Whangarei Heads are among several key issues in the Northland Regional Council's new 10-year plan.

10 DEC

Kotuku detention dam project may spread into second season

Construction of a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect central Whangarei from damaging floods may need to be spread over a second construction season.

18 NOV

Nominations open soon for Te Hiku council seat

An official nomination period for those wishing to contest the Te Hiku seat left vacant by the death of Councillor Dennis Bowman will begin Monday 24 November.

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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:

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