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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.


Website Survey

Take this quick survey to help us improve our website and go in the draw to win a Christmas hamper.


Te Hiku By-Election 2015

Nominations for the 2015 by-election in the Te Hiku constituency are now open.


Cruise ships and superyachts

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


Latest News

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.

17 NOV

Summer swim spot survey starts soon

Annual summer water quality tests which indicate how suitable Northland's most popular beaches, rivers and lakes are for swimming will begin later this month.

10 NOV

‘On the Water’ latest Enviroschools annual expos

More than 230 students, teachers, family and community members have gathered at Waitangi and Marsden Cove to learn more about our precious marine environment at this year's Enviroschools regional expos.

04 NOV

Development partner sought for ex-supermarket site

The Northland Regional Council is seeking expressions of interest from potential joint venture partners to redevelop the former Countdown supermarket site in Kensington, Whangarei.

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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