28 Jun 2017 16:06 p.m.
Ratepayers will foot around a third of the costs of Northland’s marine pest management, with the balance met by roughly 4000 mooring and marina berth holders (and those with boatsheds) under a compromise agreed to on Wednesday, 28 June.
22 Jun 2017 12:54 p.m.
Northland Regional Council Chairman Bill Shepherd welcomes the $13.5M investment in local Golden Bay Cement works announced by the Environment Minister today.
22 Jun 2017 11:26 a.m.
Long-running attempts to improve water quality issues at the iconic Whangarei Falls have been given a $250,000-plus boost from the Ministry for the Environment’s Community Environment Fund.
21 Jun 2017 09:36 a.m.
Two years after its introduction, a groundbreaking rate designed to target pests threatening kiwi and help eradicate selected weeds on private land at Whangarei Heads is adding to the successes of existing community-led work there.
15 Jun 2017 08:48 a.m.
Twenty-one schools Northland-wide have been allocated sums from $500 to $2000 to fund projects from beekeeping to possum fur plucking through the regional council’s annual ‘Environmental Leaders Fund’ (ELF).
09 Jun 2017 13:52 p.m.
The partners attempting to restore Lake Waiporohita on the Karikari Peninsula are thrilled their work has just been recognised with a national Ministry for the Environment Green Ribbon Award.
08 Jun 2017 10:54 a.m.
Smoke, helicopters and rescue vessels are likely to be visible in the Kai Iwi Lakes area this Saturday as a group of Kaipara young people put their new-found emergency services skills to the test.
07 Jun 2017 10:01 a.m.
Two schools and a canoe club have won a $370 GoPro camera each after winning one of three sections in a Seaweek photographic contest run by the Northland Regional Council.