26 Sep 2016 12:13 p.m.
More than 250 people have taken up the opportunity to make early 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.
22 Sep 2016 12:42 p.m.
Participants from around Northland gathered at Hukerenui School recently for a special Enviroschools workshop for school caretakers and teachers.
21 Sep 2016 11:56 a.m.
Five new projects worth almost $117,000 have been approved from a record Northland Regional Council Environment Fund expected to reach just under $1.25 million for the year.
20 Sep 2016 09:37 a.m.
An estimated 1500 boat hulls will be checked by divers between now and mid-May next year for marine pests such as Mediterranean fanworm, which threaten the region’s precious marine environment.
16 Sep 2016 13:37 p.m.
Tens of thousands of voting packs for this year’s Northland local body elections will begin turning up in mailboxes around the region from today.
16 Sep 2016 08:57 a.m.
Northland Regional Council has received an interim judgment today relating to the judicial review in the matter between the Mangawhai Ratepayers and Residents Association, and Mr and Mrs Rogan; against Northland Regional Council and Kaipara District Council.
14 Sep 2016 13:20 p.m.
Biological and cyber warfare are two of the latest tools a multi-agency group is keen to employ to tackle a serious weed pest that has invaded thousands of hectares of Northland.
13 Sep 2016 15:11 p.m.
Time is running out for Northlanders 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.
12 Sep 2016 13:40 p.m.
A Kerikeri teenager’s ‘world-first’ research is shedding new light on a Brazilian leaf beetle specially introduced into Northland several years ago as a biocontrol for tradescantia, one of the region’s most problematic pest plants.
09 Sep 2016 13:46 p.m.
Whangarei residents are being urged to leave their cars at home and take a free bus instead as part of this month’s World Carfree Day.
06 Sep 2016 10:24 a.m.
Tsunami sirens from Te Hapua to Mangawhai will be tested when daylight saving starts later this month.
02 Sep 2016 12:00 p.m.
Drought has cost Northland dearly in recent years, but a new study shows more than 90,000 hectares of it could potentially be irrigated offering greater protection from dry weather and contributing millions to the local economy.
02 Sep 2016 08:45 a.m.
Officials are continuing to urge Northlanders to watch for strong tides and currents today in the wake of the early morning earthquake and small tsunami experienced along parts of the North Island’s east coast.
02 Sep 2016 06:50 a.m.
People along Northland’s east coast are being warned to stay away from beaches and estuaries as a precaution after an earthquake generated a small tsunami of about 30 centimetres early today.