Our vision, mission and values
Through growth, putting Northland first by providing regional leadership, environmental protection, economic opportunities and integrated infrastructure.
Creating a region of choice
Putting Northland first
To achieve our vision and mission the Council will:
- Put our community and region first
- Be a champion for our natural environment
- Be forward thinking and innovative
- Be flexible and open
- Be responsive and deliver value
- Be professional and accountable
- Work with others.
Our values in action
Put our community and region first
Provide regional leadership, focussed on working towards strategies and action which will make a positive difference to Northland’s communities and people.
Be a champion for our natural environment
We will provide policies, guidance and resources to enable our community to manage and enhance its environmental sustainability.
Be forward thinking and innovative
We will always look long-term at issues facing our region and seek innovative solutions.
Be flexible and open
We will adapt to change quickly, listen carefully to our communities and act fairly and openly in everything we do.
Be responsive and deliver value
We are committed to understanding what is important to Northlanders and take action to deliver value to them.
Be professional and accountable
We strive to deliver the highest levels of professionalism and we are responsible to the people and ratepayers of the Northland region.
Work with others
We will work together and in partnership with others to achieve the most effective and affordable outcome for the Northland region.