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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.


Cruise ships and superyachts

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


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.


Latest News

21 MAY

Northland gears up for bid to extend high-speed broadband, cellphone coverage

Northlanders are being asked to provide their ideas and insights to assist the region's bid for a share of up to $360 million in Government funding to extend high-speed broadband and improve cellphone coverage.

20 MAY

Don’t burn treated or painted timber this winter; NRC

As winter approaches, Northlanders are being warned of the risks associated with burning treated or painted timber in household fires.

19 MAY

Mid-June adoption for new 10-year plan

A new 10-year plan outlining Northland Regional Council's work for the next decade – and how it will be paid for – is expected to be formally adopted by councillors in mid-June.

19 MAY

Ninety-plus students for annual ‘Project Possum’ training

More than 90 students from around Northland are expected to gather near Kaikohe over the next week to gain hands-on knowledge of possum trapping, fur and pelt recovery as 'Project Possum' enters its fifth year.

29 APR

Subsidised poplars, willows up for grabs

Landowners keen to take advantage of a local authority scheme offering subsidised poplars and willows to help better control erosion and protect water quality need to get in quickly, the Northland Regional Council says.

28 APR

Kawakawa-Moerewa’s turn for Youth in Emergency Services

Fifteen nominated young people from the Kawakawa and Moerewa communities are about to get a hands-on insight into the work of emergency services.

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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