Media releases

Kawepūrongo

21 Apr 2021, 7:14 AM
Investigations show water quality at most popular Northland swim spots – especially those...
15 Apr 2021, 11:20 AM
A joint local authority committee that will play a key role in Northland’s future approach...
9 Apr 2021, 8:28 AM
Northlanders planning to burn unwanted waste material this autumn are being encouraged to...
31 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM
Work on a proposed $5 million spillway project to divert flooding away from Otiria and...
29 Mar 2021, 11:42 AM
Time is running out for people to have their say on a Long Term Plan designed to meet new...
26 Mar 2021, 8:07 AM
The pending release of new coastal hazard maps for Te Taitokerau is part of a growing,...
22 Mar 2021, 3:53 PM
Northland’s tsunami siren test will go ahead at the end of daylight saving on Sunday 4...
12 Mar 2021, 9:01 AM
Meeting new central government requirements, greater resilience and realising the North’s...
11 Mar 2021, 8:36 AM
The mass deaths of large numbers of eels, fish and other aquatic life in a Northland...
8 Mar 2021, 10:41 AM
Poplars and willows are the seldom-recognised heroes of Northland’s hill country...
26 Feb 2021, 7:30 AM
Where’s Wall(ab)y? A Massaman-style Wallaby curry with poppadum and pickled cucumber will...
24 Feb 2021, 11:46 AM
Northlanders are being urged to attend upcoming public drop in ‘have your say’ sessions to...
22 Feb 2021, 1:31 PM
The public is once again being asked to put names forward for the Northland Regional...
18 Feb 2021, 10:20 AM
Former port corporation boss Terry Archer will fill the Whangārei Urban seat left vacant...
15 Feb 2021, 1:26 PM
Authorities are appealing for sightings of a koi carp – an unwanted freshwater pest fish –...
11 Feb 2021, 10:51 AM
Voting will end Wednesday, 17 February for the Whangārei Urban Constituency seat left...
3 Feb 2021, 8:46 AM
Northland Regional Council (NRC) Chair Penny Smart has welcomed news central government...
21 Jan 2021, 2:46 PM
A long-awaited and ground-breaking formal management plan for Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe/Ninety Mile...
19 Jan 2021, 9:35 AM
Bouts of timely rainfall mean this summer has been ‘kinder’ to many Northlanders than last...
15 Jan 2021, 9:10 AM
Voting will begin Tuesday, 26 January for the Whangārei Urban seat left vacant by the...
22 Dec 2020, 1:18 PM
Eight people have put their names forward to contest the Northland Regional Council...
16 Dec 2020, 10:38 AM
People keen to stand for the Whangārei Urban seat left vacant with the recent resignation...
10 Dec 2020, 8:14 AM
Eight $3000 scholarships are being offered to support students studying or training in...
7 Dec 2020, 12:21 PM
The Northland Regional Council’s Dargaville, Kaitāia, Ōpua, Waipapa and Whangārei offices...
7 Dec 2020, 8:00 AM
Separate agreements are now in place covering how Patuharakeke hapū and the Northland...
2 Dec 2020, 12:39 PM
Free bus rides – and giveaways – will be on offer as part of a festive season promotion by...
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...