23 Dec 2016 08:35 a.m.
Tenders are to be called early next year for development of a new central storage facility in Whangarei’s industrial area to house the wide array of equipment used to support an increasingly busy Northland Regional Council.
15 Dec 2016 09:20 a.m.
Northland Regional Council (NRC) offices will be closed from 2pm Friday 23 December until 8am Wednesday 04 January 2017 for the Christmas-New Year holiday break.
13 Dec 2016 09:04 a.m.
Northland’s new Deputy Harbourmaster – whose resume includes a stint in command of what was the world’s largest mega-yacht – is on deck and training to pilot cruise ships into the Bay of Islands.
08 Dec 2016 09:37 a.m.
Officials say there is little risk to the public after the discovery of an Australian redback spider at Paparoa; the first confirmed Northland finding in more than 25 years.
08 Dec 2016 09:20 a.m.
‘Use it or lose it’ is the message to Whangarei residents as a public bus route servicing the city’s Okara shopping centre is reintroduced after an absence of eight years.
05 Dec 2016 14:10 p.m.
Boaties are being urged to use the popular Bay of Islands mobile summer rubbish barge which will be back on the water again from the end of this month.
02 Dec 2016 14:44 p.m.
One dollar bus fares – and the chance to have a picture snapped with Santa – will be on offer as part of a day-long festive season promotion by Whangarei’s CityLink bus service in the lead-up to Christmas.
24 Nov 2016 14:55 p.m.
Northland’s Regional Harbourmaster is once again urging locals and visitors to follow a few simple rules and courtesies to keep themselves and their loved ones safe on the water over summer.
24 Nov 2016 10:30 a.m.
Annual summer water quality tests have begun at Northland’s popular beaches, rivers and lakes.
23 Nov 2016 13:41 p.m.
People will have a new way of getting around the mid north shortly with a trial passenger transport service due to officially launch in Kaikohe on 01 December.
23 Nov 2016 09:59 a.m.
The most comprehensive survey of plant and bird life in a remote and ecologically special Hokianga forest in more than 60 years has already revealed some new secrets to delighted scientists and locals.
21 Nov 2016 14:50 p.m.
A new biosecurity charter recognising the collective efforts of Far North marinas to reduce the impacts of marine pests has been signed at Opua.
17 Nov 2016 10:01 a.m.
More than 180 students, teachers, family and community members have gathered at Whangarei and Kerikeri to learn about making sustainable artworks from the environment at this year’s Enviroschools regional expos.
14 Nov 2016 03:10 a.m.
People along Northland’s east coast are being warned to watch for unusually strong currents and unpredictable water flows near the shore after a strong earthquake in the South Island early today.
10 Nov 2016 09:20 a.m.
Apparent pranksters who repainted a historic Hokianga Harbour navigation marker are potentially putting lives at risk, unimpressed local authority maritime staff say.