Our land, our air

Severe erosion on hillside.

 

Our land Northland has a variety of landforms, soil types and associated land uses. Its landforms range from young active sand dunes along the coasts to relatively old greywacke,...
What is our soil quality? Soil monitoring programme results The term soil quality can be defined as "the capacity of a specific soil to function, within natural or managed...
Northland is a biodiversity hotspot. Many of the natural values and areas in the region are of international and national significance. They are often the last remaining ecosystems...
As an island nation, New Zealand is vulnerable to invasive species. This is because the country relies heavily on international freight transport, which can act as pest pathways...
What do we want to do with contaminated sites? The operative Regional Policy Statement for Northland details existing council and community objectives for each natural and physical...
Air is a life-supporting resource that needs to be protected. In recent years air quality in Northland has become a greater issue of public concern, even though the quality of...
Published: 20 Jun 2013