26 Aug 2016 15:06 p.m.
The discovery of a previously unknown site of a critically endangered native aquatic plant in pools at the outlet to a remote Northland dune lake has thrilled biodiversity experts.
26 Aug 2016 11:25 a.m.
The vast majority of Northland’s most popular coastal swimming spots – and most of their freshwater equivalents –are suitable for swimming all or most of the time, regional council data shows.
25 Aug 2016 09:08 a.m.
The idea of installing ladders for something without arms or legs may seem a little crazy; but for Whangarei’s threatened native fish it might literally prove a life saver.
25 Aug 2016 09:00 a.m.
Northlanders are being asked to be courteous and follow the rules – or risk fines and other penalties – as they start thinking about burning unwanted vegetation and other waste material over spring.
24 Aug 2016 11:01 a.m.
A custom lightweight boat with an unusual bow-mounted electric motor that holds it in place using GPS technology is the latest tool helping to protect some of Northland’s most special lakes.
22 Aug 2016 09:28 a.m.
Several dozen community members and senior secondary students are expected to receive specialist possum poison training next month as part of ‘Project Possum’.
17 Aug 2016 09:30 a.m.
The Northland Regional Council has bought a Gillies St property intended to become an essential link between Kawakawa’s main street and a proposed Hundertwasser Park development there.
16 Aug 2016 11:03 a.m.
Stock is currently excluded from about 40 percent of waterways ‘in pasture’ in the Whangarei Harbour catchment, a regional council survey has found.
13 Aug 2016 11:32 a.m.
Nineteen people have been nominated to contest the nine seats available on the Northland Regional Council at this year’s local body elections in October.
05 Aug 2016 12:31 p.m.
Northlanders are being offered an early chance to comment on an initial draft of an important new plan that will eventually set out how the region’s water, air, land and the coast are managed.