Terms of Use


Unless otherwise stated, copyright for all information on this site belongs to the Northland Regional Council.

Information on this site may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media by New Zealand Government and local government agencies, and by non-commercial organisations, without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a misleading context.

Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged, and the Northland Regional Council's url - www.nrc.govt.nz - must be clearly displayed. When it is displayed in an electronic format, this url must be a live hyperlink.

Commercial organisations, businesses and trade organisations require permission to reproduce any content from the Northland Regional Council.

At times this website may contain documents or links to documents that are copyright protected. Permission to reproduce copyrighted documents may therefore be required from the copyright holders concerned. 

Our general licensing terms do not apply to any material on the website that is covered by the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981

Privacy Policy

You can read our statement on privacy on the Privacy Policy section of our website.

Links to other websites

The fact that this website provides links to other websites does not imply that the Northland Regional Council approves or endorses any information on those other websites or any views expressed on them.

Where we link to other sites, we clearly say so in the text surrounding the link. Links to document downloads are also clearly indicated. This is a reminder that the Northland Regional Council does not have any control over the availability or accuracy of content on linked websites.

Content disclaimer

The Northland Regional Council strives to ensure information on its website is as accurate as possible.


  • Council can't guarantee the accuracy/completeness of all information posted and cannot accept responsibility for any action/s taken after reading it. Users are advised to rely on their own judgement, 
  • Similarly, the Council cannot guarantee uninterrupted/error-free access to - and use of - its website or that any information/files available for downloading will be error-free or free from other faults/defects (including viruses). 

Use of our logo

Find out how you can download and use our logo.

Social media policy

Find out about our guidelines for engaging with us on social media.