29 Apr 2016 08:48 a.m.
Managing major flooding emergencies complete with crocodiles invading households is not the everyday experience of disaster management specialists in New Zealand.
27 Apr 2016 15:32 p.m.
Marae throughout Northland are being offered input and partnership from the Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group to develop their own ‘marae preparedness plans’.
27 Apr 2016 10:11 a.m.
Northland farmers and landowners keen to plant as little as five – or as much as 300 – hectares of new forestry are being encouraged to take full advantage of a Government forestry grant scheme.
26 Apr 2016 16:15 p.m.
Time is running out for members of the public to have their say on the Northland Regional Council’s Annual Plan for 2016/17.
22 Apr 2016 09:45 a.m.
People noticing activity including a council boat and oil spill clean-up equipment off Whangarei’s Port Nikau next week are being advised not to worry – it’s all part of a scheduled exercise involving a fictional spill.
20 Apr 2016 09:16 a.m.
A local authority document that provides a broad direction and framework for managing the region’s natural and physical resources has reached a significant milestone several years in the making.
15 Apr 2016 11:34 a.m.
Pest plant experts will be passing on tips on how to tackle some of the Northland’s worst weeds at a series of free winter workshops in Kaipara, the Far North and Whangarei.
14 Apr 2016 10:23 a.m.
A clever IT initiative to help battle a marine pest has saved Northland Regional Council staff and contractors hours of work a day – trebling the number of boat hulls able to be inspected over summer – and has now been recognised nationally.
12 Apr 2016 13:17 p.m.
Landowners keen to secure heavily subsidised poplars and willows to help control erosion and protect water quality should get in quickly, a Northland Regional Councillor says.
09 Apr 2016 14:25 p.m.
A multimillion dollar detention dam designed to better protect Whangarei’s Central Business District from damaging and costly floods has been officially named and opened.
05 Apr 2016 09:11 a.m.
The public will have until early May to provide feedback on what the Northland Regional Council is describing as a very much ‘business as usual’ Annual Plan for 2016/17.