Media releases

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27 Nov 2020, 9:08 AM
The start of a third construction season is underway for the Awanui flood scheme with just...
25 Nov 2020, 12:16 PM
Northland Regional Council (NRC) Chair Penny Smart is keen to set the record straight on...
24 Nov 2020, 7:54 AM
A mobile summer rubbish barge will be back on the water in the Bay of Islands this summer...
23 Nov 2020, 8:00 AM
An official nomination period opens Tuesday, 24 November for those wishing to contest the...
17 Nov 2020, 1:15 PM
Northland Regional Council (NRC) member Rick Stolwerk has been appointed interim chair of...
16 Nov 2020, 11:25 AM
A joint three-year programme which aims to improve water quality in four of Whangārei’s...
11 Nov 2020, 8:45 AM
Annual summer water quality tests will begin Monday, 07 December at some of Northland’s...
6 Nov 2020, 11:55 AM
Two Northland dune lakes are part of a ground-breaking international study that measures...
5 Nov 2020, 11:30 AM
An official nomination period for those wishing to contest the Whangārei Urban seat left...
29 Oct 2020, 8:30 AM
Contract divers plan to check more than 2000 boat hulls from now until May next year as...
22 Oct 2020, 9:30 AM
Residents from the Hikurangi and Whangarei Heads areas are being urged to support separate...
21 Oct 2020, 8:40 AM
Northland Regional Councillors are keen to see Māori guaranteed a voice around the council...
9 Oct 2020, 5:00 PM
An ambitious programme to restore the health and mauri of the mighty Kaipara Moana reached...
30 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM
Health and safety requirements are triggering a move to monthly amnesty days for hazardous...
15 Sep 2020, 1:20 PM
Northland’s tsunami siren test will take place at the beginning of daylight saving on...
11 Sep 2020, 8:30 AM
The public will have until Friday 09 October to provide feedback on a long-awaited draft...
28 Aug 2020, 11:15 AM
Northlanders are being asked to do their bit to protect themselves and others from...
24 Aug 2020, 9:00 AM
The Northland Regional Council is to move away from offering Farm Environment Management...
21 Aug 2020, 8:30 AM
Those charged with defending the region’s precious marine environment from invasive pests...
6 Aug 2020, 12:57 PM
A series of informal pop-up stalls around the region this month offer the public an early...
5 Aug 2020, 10:10 AM
A $15.5 million redevelopment of a high-profile former Whangārei supermarket site is...
27 Jul 2020, 12:24 PM
A long-running community-driven project to restore a rare and culturally-significant Far...
24 Jul 2020, 1:58 PM
An $11 million-plus investment in a Whangarei detention dam commissioned four years ago...
24 Jul 2020, 9:36 AM
Whangarei’s CityLink public buses are now able to accept a new contactless ‘Bee Card’.
10 Jul 2020, 3:21 PM
Predator control efforts in Whangārei are set to scale up over the next five years...
8 Jul 2020, 10:52 AM
A welcome boost for the future of freshwater quality is how Northland Regional Council...
5 Jul 2020, 2:30 PM
Kaipara Uri and councils have welcomed the government’s announcement of $100 million in...
25 Jun 2020, 7:30 AM
Hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of critical improvements to the Awanui flood...
19 Jun 2020, 7:40 AM
Two decades of tireless work to restore Rākaumangamanga (Cape Brett) has been recognised...
17 Jun 2020, 7:52 AM
A ‘finely balanced’ decision by a previous Northland Regional Council not to include...