25 Aug 2017 09:01 a.m.
Onerahi School has become just the fifth school in Northland to achieve prestigious ‘Green-Gold’ status through the national Enviroschools programme; a school-wide approach to sustainability.
23 Aug 2017 12:22 p.m.
Northlanders are being encouraged to familiarise themselves with an updated set of tsunami evacuation maps, covering Northland’s 3,200km of coastline.
22 Aug 2017 13:49 p.m.
The Northland Regional Council has confirmed it will loan $9.6 million to help the Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST) fund two rescue helicopters for the region.
18 Aug 2017 21:19 p.m.
A newly-issued High Court decision quashing several years of Northland Regional Council (NRC) rates in the Kaipara could have implications for local authorities nationally, council Chairman Bill Shepherd says.
10 Aug 2017 10:42 a.m.
A newly-released scoping study has shown investing in major irrigation projects in the Kaipara and mid-North could create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy by tens of millions annually.
08 Aug 2017 13:56 p.m.
News the government is to make a $2 million contribution to $4M of work to improve freshwater quality in the Northern Wairoa River and more than two dozen Northland dune lakes has been welcomed by the Northland Regional Council.
04 Aug 2017 15:49 p.m.
Long-running efforts to help protect Northland’s precious environment from unwanted pests have seen a senior local authority manager – and his employer – recognised with separate awards at the inaugural New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.