31 Aug 2014 09:41 a.m.
Civil Defence and other officials are keeping a wary eye on the heavens – and an approaching 11am east coast high tide – but say Northland appears to be coping with the latest burst of wet weather, even as more heavy rain is predicted today.
30 Aug 2014 09:58 a.m.
Northlanders are being warned heavy rain of up to 120mm to 180mm forecast between now and tomorrow evening are likely to deliver more flooding and slips to the Far North and the region's eastern hills.
29 Aug 2014 08:29 a.m.
Kaikohe will be the latest town to host a Northland Regional Council meeting as councillors continue their ongoing efforts to better engage with their local communities.
29 Aug 2014 08:00 a.m.
Northlanders are being asked to be courteous – and follow the rules – as people take advantage of warmer Spring weather and start to consider burning unwanted vegetation and other waste material.
22 Aug 2014 11:08 a.m.
The community is being asked to help drive a review designed to ensure Whangarei's public bus service meets the city's needs over the next five to 10 years – including a possible 10 percent increase in ticket prices from mid-2016.
22 Aug 2014 10:15 a.m.
Construction on a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect Whangarei's central business district from damaging floods will be underway in earnest within weeks.
15 Aug 2014 07:37 a.m.
A new strategy designed to give more certainty about the way moorings and marinas will be managed in Northland over the next 20 years has been signed off by Northland Regional Council members.
13 Aug 2014 13:34 p.m.
The hunt is on for up to 50 responsible senior secondary students and community members keen to receive specialist possum poison training as part of Northland's popular 'Project Possum' initiative next month.
08 Aug 2014 08:43 a.m.
Schools around New Zealand are being challenged to convert to solar power for their energy supply to match the efforts of a tiny Northland Regional Council award-winning school in the Far North.
04 Aug 2014 13:31 p.m.
The Northland Regional Council has presented cheques to two Kaipara schools which have shared a $3050 slice of this year's Environmental Curriculum Awards (ECAs).