Annual Report 2012

ISSN 1174-698X (Online)
ISSN 1171-2430 (Print) 

What is the Annual Report?

Full Annual Report

The Annual Report provides you with an outline of our achievements for each financial year. This includes how the Council’s financial performance measured against what we planned to do. 

Annual Report Summary

In addition to the full report we have also produced a summary which shows you what we did during the year, some of the highlights and what it cost to provide the many services that help keep Northland growing.

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Copies of the Annual Report Summary are available free of charge at the Regional Council offices in Whangarei.

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You can request a printed copy of the Annual Report Summary and / or the full Annual Report  to be sent to you by clicking on the REQUEST A COPY link at the top right hand side of this page or by calling us on freephone 0800 002 004.

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You can view or download a copy of the Annual Report and Summary by clicking on the pdf document links below.

Due to the size of the files, the Summary document and full Annual Report have been split into separate files.

Annual Report 2012 - Summary

Part 1 - Pages 1-16
Introduction
About the council
Our activities - what we do
Our year in review

Part 2 - Pages 17-24
Financial summary

Part 3 - Pages 25-36
Our performance

Annual Report 2012

Part 1
Chairman and CEO's Foreword
Governance structure
Council management structure
Your regional councillors
Council committees and advisors
Community outcomes
Our activities – what we do
Our year in review
Building Māori capacity
Our region
Financial highlights
Compliance Statement
Audit Report

Part 2 - Council Activities
Democracy and corporate services
Regional information and engagement
Regional economic development
Resource management planning
Transport
Consents
Environmental monitoring
Land and rivers
Biosecurity
Emergency management
Maritime operations

Part 3
Financial Statements
Consolidated statement of comprehensive income
Consolidated statement of changes in equity
Consolidated statement of financial position
Consolidated statement of cashflows
Reconciliation of net surplus to the cashflows from operations
Statement of accounting policies
Notes to the financial statements

Council Policies
Human resources
Equal employment opportunities
Health and safety
Training and experience

Group Entities
Group structure
Northland Port Corporation (NZ) Limited
Northland Regional Council Community Trust
Council controlled organisations 

Matters relating to the electronic presentation of the audited financial statements, council activities and the other requirements

This audit report relates to the financial statements, council activities and the other requirements of Northland Regional Council and group for the year ended 30 June 2012 included on Northland Regional Council’s website. The Council is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of Northland Regional Council’s website. We have not been engaged to report on the integrity of Northland Regional Council’s website. We accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the financial statements, council activities and the other requirements since they were initially presented on the website. 

The audit report refers only to the financial statements, council activities and the other requirements named above. It does not provide an opinion on any other information which may have been hyperlinked to or from the financial statements, council activities and the other requirements. If readers of this report are concerned with the inherent risks arising from electronic data communication they should refer to the published hard copy of the audited financial statements, council activities and the other requirements as well as the related audit report dated 16 October 2012 to confirm the information included in the audited financial statements, council activities and the other requirements presented on this website.

Legislation in New Zealand governing the preparation and dissemination of financial information may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.

Matters relating to the electronic presentation of the summary audited financial statements, non financial performance information and the other requirements

This audit report relates to the summary financial statements, non financial performance information and the other requirements of Northland Regional Council for the year ended 30 June 2012 included on the Northland Regional Council's website. The Council is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the Northland Regional Council’s website. We have not been engaged to report on the integrity of the Northland Regional Council’s website. We accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the summary financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other requirements since they were initially presented on the website. 

The audit report refers only to the summary financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other requirements named above. It does not provide an opinion on any other information which may have been hyperlinked to or from the summary financial statements, non financial performance information and the other requirements. If readers of this report are concerned with the inherent risks arising from electronic data communication they should refer to the published hard copy of the audited summary financial statements, non financial performance information and the other requirements as well as the related audit report dated 15 November 2012 to confirm the information included in the audited summary financial statements, non financial performance information and the other requirements presented on this website.

Legislation in New Zealand governing the preparation and dissemination of financial information may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.