20 Sep 2017 08:07 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council (NRC) is ‘leading the charge’ on electric vehicles, with its 10-strong fleet believed to be among the largest of any local authority nationally.
13 Sep 2017 08:09 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council (NRC) is to file an appeal against a recent High Court decision quashing several years of its rates in the Kaipara district and is seeking to appeal the court's earlier related decision which found two issues with the council's rating practices.
08 Sep 2017 11:11 a.m.
Northlanders are being urged to leave their cars at home and take free public transport instead as part of World Carfree Day later this month.
06 Sep 2017 10:52 a.m.
Biosecurity officers have come to the aid of a historic mid-North church whose graveyard was being significantly damaged by large numbers of burrowing rabbits.
05 Sep 2017 13:57 p.m.
An ambitious goal to create the nation’s first large-scale kiwi-safe ‘ecological corridor’ – linking Northland brown kiwi populations over almost 300km of the region – is fast becoming a reality.
04 Sep 2017 11:58 a.m.
Tsunami sirens throughout Northland will be tested on the morning of Sunday 24 September, as part of twice-yearly checks which coincide with the beginning and end of daylight saving.
01 Sep 2017 09:25 a.m.
Public comment is being sought on what is effectively an updated rulebook for the way Northland’s water, air, soil and coast are used and managed.
25 Aug 2017 09:01 a.m.
Onerahi School has become just the fifth school in Northland to achieve prestigious ‘Green-Gold’ status through the national Enviroschools programme; a school-wide approach to sustainability.
23 Aug 2017 12:22 p.m.
Northlanders are being encouraged to familiarise themselves with an updated set of tsunami evacuation maps, covering Northland’s 3,200km of coastline.
22 Aug 2017 13:49 p.m.
The Northland Regional Council has confirmed it will loan $9.6 million to help the Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST) fund two rescue helicopters for the region.
18 Aug 2017 21:19 p.m.
A newly-issued High Court decision quashing several years of Northland Regional Council (NRC) rates in the Kaipara could have implications for local authorities nationally, council Chairman Bill Shepherd says.
10 Aug 2017 10:42 a.m.
A newly-released scoping study has shown investing in major irrigation projects in the Kaipara and mid-North could create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy by tens of millions annually.
08 Aug 2017 13:56 p.m.
News the government is to make a $2 million contribution to $4M of work to improve freshwater quality in the Northern Wairoa River and more than two dozen Northland dune lakes has been welcomed by the Northland Regional Council.
04 Aug 2017 15:49 p.m.
Long-running efforts to help protect Northland’s precious environment from unwanted pests have seen a senior local authority manager – and his employer – recognised with separate awards at the inaugural New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.