Living in Northland

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As Northlanders, we live in the one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand. No part of Northland is more than 40 kilometres from the coast - it is what we love the most about living here. Learn how to safely enjoy our natural environment and how you can get involved.

Want to learn more about our unique region? Find facts and figures, statistics about our environment and the three districts in the place we call home.
As your regional council, we’re passionate about protecting our environment; growing our economy; and working with our communities to build a better future for Northland.
Find out about buses, ferries, taxis and air travel in and around Northland. We encourage cycling and walking and there are lots of great places to explore.
Guidelines for safe boating, rules when using our harbours and lakes, directory of services and facilities to help you take advantage of our beautiful coast.
As Northlanders, our beaches are an integral part of our identity and lifestyle. Know the rules when swimming, collecting shellfish and beach driving.
There is so much to see and do in our region. Explore and share our wonderful region through the NorthlandNZ website and discover.
There are a number of simple things we can all do to get involved in caring for Northland’s environment. It all starts with you.
Find contact details for the three district councils of Northland - Far North District Council, Kaipara District Council and Whangarei District Council.