Living in Northland

At the beach

Surf beach

Swimming water quality

Is it suitable to swim in? Check water quality results from some of our popular beaches and rivers.

Coastal planting

CoastCare Northland

Local communities taking action on environmental issues with their beaches.

Vehicle on beach

Driving on the beach

Rules and tips for driving on the beach and who to contact if you have a complaint.

Shellfish gathering.

Shellfish gathering

Check the water quality at spots popular for shellfish gathering.

Waipu Cove surfing

Surf clubs and water safety

Find your local surf club and learn about safe swimming.