28 Mar 2014 13:11 p.m.
The health of several Northland estuaries could soon be boosted by the combined efforts of hundreds of students thanks to a recent Northland Regional Council teacher workshop at Ngunguru.
28 Mar 2014 11:59 a.m.
Members of the public are being invited to an upcoming information sharing evening to discuss a number of Whangarei-based flood projects, including an $8m-plus stormwater detention dam in Raumanga.
20 Mar 2014 09:48 a.m.
An annual $20,000 fund which helps fund and recognise Northland schools' environmental education initiatives is up for grabs again.
15 Mar 2014 17:06 p.m.
Civil Defence officials in Northland say it appears the worst of the effects of ex Tropical Cyclone Lusi may be over shortly – for their region at least – as the bad weather now bears down on other parts of New Zealand.
15 Mar 2014 09:11 a.m.
Strong winds – rather than heavy rain – appear to be causing Northlanders the bigger headaches as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Lusi track south.
14 Mar 2014 11:06 a.m.
Northlanders and visitors to the region are being warned of potentially heavy rain, strong winds and storm surges tonight as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Lusi affect the region.
13 Mar 2014 14:26 p.m.
The Northland Regional Council has today told the Local Government Commission it can't support its draft proposal for a major revamp of local government in the region and has asked it to do more work, then issue a fresh draft.
12 Mar 2014 11:38 a.m.
Better-than-expected investment earnings and another close look at its budget have the Northland Regional Council signalling a nil average general rates increase for the 2014/15 financial year.
07 Mar 2014 12:02 p.m.
Twenty-two teachers are set to attend a special Northland Regional Council workshop highlighting the environmental education teaching opportunities offered by taking care of the region's many estuaries.
05 Mar 2014 14:32 p.m.
Fifteen nominated young people from the wider Kaikohe area will be given a hands-on introduction to the work their local emergency services do as Northland becomes one of the first regions to roll-out a new national scheme shortly.