31 Dec 2015 13:46 p.m.
Those preparing to welcome in the New Year in Northland are being urged to keep an eye on the weather with the MetService predicting heavy rain and easterly gales over the next couple of days.
22 Dec 2015 12:08 p.m.
The number of boat hulls checked for marine pests will almost quadruple in Northland this summer with local authority divers poised to inspect about 1500 vessels at popular holiday spots.
16 Dec 2015 09:26 a.m.
The Awanui-Kaitaia area is poised to become the latest part of Northland to be issued with new maps showing the impacts of a ‘one in a 100 year’ flood.
02 Dec 2015 12:22 p.m.
A 40-strong team is continuing to make good progress cleaning up the remnants of an oil spill into Whangarei Harbour, Northland’s Deputy Harbourmaster says.
01 Dec 2015 20:05 p.m.
An oil spill successfully tackled by a multi-agency response team in Whangarei Harbour today appears to have stemmed from a system failure aboard a cargo ship, Northland’s Regional Harbourmaster says.
01 Dec 2015 15:27 p.m.
Authorities cleaning up after an oil spill at Northport in Whangarei Harbour today say the majority has now been contained, including some which came ashore along a short stretch of beach at nearby Marsden Cove.
20 Nov 2015 09:10 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council has confirmed its intention to progressively implement a national policy on freshwater management over the next decade.
19 Nov 2015 11:50 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council has added its voice to those urging all possible efforts be made to safeguard the future of Kaitaia’s air service.
11 Nov 2015 09:06 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council is to allocate $2.45 million of funding to four separate emergency services providers over the next three years.
10 Nov 2015 10:20 a.m.
More than 160 students, teachers, family and community members have gathered at Whangarei and Taipa to learn about renewable energy and associated new technologies at this year’s Enviroschools regional expos.
09 Nov 2015 09:45 a.m.
The popular mobile rubbish barge will be back on the water in the Bay of Islands this summer and authorities are once again urging boaties to use it.
04 Nov 2015 12:29 p.m.
Annual summer water quality tests indicating how suitable our most popular beaches, rivers and lakes are for swimming, water sports and other forms of recreation will be underway again soon.
30 Sep 2015 12:11 p.m.
More than 25,000 Northlanders are already registered to ‘drop, cover, hold’ on 15 October as part of ShakeOut, the world’s largest earthquake drill.
18 Sep 2015 16:22 p.m.
An official tsunami warning in place for much of New Zealand’s east coast since yesterday has now been formally lifted, however, Northlanders are being urged to be aware of possible unusual and strong tidal conditions over the next day or so.
17 Sep 2015 15:09 p.m.
Officials continue to urge Northlanders to adopt a prudent approach in the wake of a large Chilean earthquake which experts now predict is likely to have only a relatively minor impact on our region.