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24 Jan 2022, 12:05 PM
Natural causes – not pollution – are being blamed for smelly, discoloured waterways that...
22 Dec 2021, 11:34 AM
The start of a fourth construction season is underway for the Awanui flood scheme with...
22 Dec 2021, 9:19 AM
Several remote Far North communities are benefitting from an innovative ‘life jacket...
15 Dec 2021, 11:53 AM
Vessels choosing to anchor in main shipping channels, particularly in Whangārei, are...
9 Dec 2021, 2:17 PM
Very low passenger numbers, made worse by the ongoing Covid epidemic, are behind a...
9 Dec 2021, 8:27 AM
After last year’s successful trial of the ‘Summer Beach Bus’ from Whangārei to Ocean...
7 Dec 2021, 8:50 AM
Northlanders are being called to do more to protect the region from ‘silent invaders’ -...
6 Dec 2021, 11:52 AM
The popular mobile summer rubbish barge service will be back on the water in the Bay of...
2 Dec 2021, 9:42 AM
The ‘Mask up Northland’ campaign, running from Tuesday 30 November to Tuesday 14 December,...
1 Dec 2021, 11:10 AM
Eight $3000 scholarships are being offered to provide a springboard for future...
1 Dec 2021, 8:59 AM
Newly-released regional maps aim to help Northlanders better understand areas at risk of...
10 Nov 2021, 10:09 AM
A new fast electric vehicle (EV) charger at Waipu is the latest in Northland’s network and...
10 Nov 2021, 9:21 AM
Annual summer water quality tests will begin Monday, 06 December at some of Northland’s...
3 Nov 2021, 8:00 AM
Northland Regional Council has been awarded $1.3 million of funding for 2021-22 under the...
22 Oct 2021, 12:25 PM
The Northland Regional Council is to give $205,550 of unallocated Regional Sporting...
20 Oct 2021, 7:48 AM
People voting for their regional council representatives at next year’s local body...
13 Oct 2021, 1:51 PM
Northland’s local authorities are trialling a new storm tracking system that provides much...
11 Oct 2021, 9:59 AM
A programme of work to restore the health and mauri of Kaipara Moana, the world’s...
28 Sep 2021, 7:43 AM
Northland Regional Council is offering free travel on all scheduled services – the...
23 Sep 2021, 8:06 AM
The Northland Regional Council (NRC) has allocated $3.8 million to be paid out over the...
16 Sep 2021, 11:07 AM
Northland’s six-monthly tsunami siren test will take place at the beginning of daylight...
16 Sep 2021, 10:03 AM
Divers plan to check 2000-plus boat hulls from next month until May 2022 as part of an...
1 Sep 2021, 8:08 AM
Independent commissioners have granted two dozen consent applications by mainly Far North...
26 Aug 2021, 10:42 AM
Time is running out for Northlanders to have their say on the number of regional...
25 Aug 2021, 8:52 AM
A rescue helicopter service and the region’s surf lifesavers are among the six recipients...
4 Aug 2021, 9:21 AM
Northlanders’ views are being sought on the number of regional councillors, the areas...
28 Jul 2021, 1:45 PM
Ensuring the wellbeing of current and future generations, and Northland’s natural...
21 Jul 2021, 9:23 AM
A joint three-year programme which aims to improve water quality in four of Whangārei’s...
19 Jul 2021, 10:18 AM
Two Northland schools and a kindergarten have achieved prestigious ‘Green-Gold’ status...
19 Jul 2021, 9:28 AM
The backers of an ambitious plan to develop a collaborative predator free programme in the...