Council & committee meeting dates

Council has regular council and committee meetings throughout the year which are advertised in the public notices columns of local newspapers. 

Watch council meetings live or view them in your own time on Northland Regional Council's YouTube channel

Find agendas and minutes for council and committee meetings online

If you are unable to find an agenda on our agendas and minutes portal, please email your request to:
[email protected]

For Collaborative Community Working Groups meeting details see our Council meetings calendar.

Below are dates for the 2021 council and committee meetings. Meeting times and venues are subject to change and will be confirmed in the public notice closer to the time.

January

Event Date/time Venue
Investment and Property Subcommittee 27 January
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers

February

Event Date/time Venue
Regional Transport Committee 10 February
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 11 February
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Extraordinary Regional Transport Committee meeting
Approve Project Prioritisation for the Regional Land Transport Plan
19 February
9:00am
To be held remotely
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 22 February
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers and Remotely
Council meeting 23 February
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Planning and Regulatory Working Party 24 February
9:30am
NRC Committee Room
Water and Land Working Party 24 February
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board
(Meeting date has changed - originally 19 Feb)
26 February
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia

March

Event Date/time Venue
Regional Economic Development Service Delivery Working Party 5 March
10:30
NRC Council Chambers
Extraordinary Council meeting
Adoption of Long Term Plan consultation material
9 March
10:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Climate Change Working Party 10 March
9:30am
NRC Whale Bay Room
Civil Defence Emergency Management Group 10 March
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party 10 March
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Council meeting 16 March
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 19 March
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 22 March
9:30am
Puatahi Marae
3485 Kaipara Coast Highway, Glorit
Regional Economic Development Service Delivery Working Party 23 March
3:30
NRC Council Chambers
Audit and Risk Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
31 March
10:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Investment and Property Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
31 March
3:00pm
NRC Council Chambers

April

Event Date/time Venue
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 8 April
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Climate Change Adaptation Joint Committee 12 April
9:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Regional Transport Committee 14 April
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers
WDC/NRC Whangārei Public Transport Working Party 14 April
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 16 April
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 19 April
9:30am
Ahikiwi Marae, 213 Ahikiwi Road, Kaihu
Council meeting 20 April
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers

May

Event Date/time Venue
Regional transport Committee - Deliberations 11 May
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 17 May
9:30am
Ōruawharo Marae, 2 Ōruawharo School Road, Ōruawharo
Council meeting 18 May
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Planning and Regulatory Working Party 26 May
9:30am
NRC Committee Room
Water and Land Working Party 26 May
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Extraordinary Council meeting
Deliberations of the Long Term Plan
19 May
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers

June

Event Date/time Venue
Regional Transport Committee 9 June
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 10 June
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Council meeting 15 June
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Climate Change Working Party 16 June
9:30am
NRC Ngunguru Room
Civil Defence Emergency Management Group 16 June
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party 16 June
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 18 June
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia
Extraordinary Council meeting
Adoption of the Long Term Plan and User Fess & Charges
22 June
10:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 25 June
9:30am
Te Whare Oranga o Parakai
(venue has been changed - previously Helensville War Memorial Hall)
Audit and Risk Subcommittee 
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
30 June
10:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Investment and Property Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
30 June
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers

July

Event Date/time  Venue
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 22 July
9:30am

Te Hana Te Ao Marama, Te Hana
(venue has been changed - previously Te Houhanga Marae)

Council meeting 28 July 
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Joint Regional Economic Development Committee 30 July 
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers

August

Event Date/time  Venue
Regional Transport Committee 11 August
9:30am

NRC Council Chambers
WDC/NRC Whangārei Public Transport Working Party 11 August
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 12 August
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Council meeting 17 August
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board (MEETING CANCELLED) 20 August

CANCELLED
Planning and Regulatory Working Party 25 August
9:30am
NRC Committee Room
Water and Land Working Party (MEETING CANCELLED) 25 August

CANCELLED
Joint Climate Change Adaptation Committee

30 August
1:30pm

NRC Council Chambers

September

Event Date/time Venue
Climate Change Working Party 8 September
9:30am
NRC Ngunguru Room
Civil Defence Emergency Management Group 8 September
11:00am
Online
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party 8 September
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee 20 September
9:30am
Nga Tai Whakarongorua,
37 Chadwick Road, Tinopai
Council meeting 21 September
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 24 September
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia
Water and Land Working Party 27 September
01:00pm
To be held remotely
Representation Review Hearings

28 September
10:00am

(27 September at 10:00am is
being held as a back up date if required)

To be held remotely
View livestream recording on our YouTube channel

Audit and Risk Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
29 September
10:00am
To be held remotely
View livestream recording on our YouTube channel
Investment and Property Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
29 September
1:00pm
To be held remotely
View livestream recording on our YouTube channel
Joint Regional Economic Development Committee

30 September
10:00am

To be held remotely
View livestream recording on our YouTube channel

October

Event Date/time Venue
Representation Review Deliberations 5 October
1:00pm
To be held remotely
View livestream recording on our YouTube channel
Regional Transport Committee 13 October
9:30am
To be held remotely
View the livestream recording on our YouTube channel
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party 13 October
1:00pm
To be held remotely
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 14 October
11:00am
To be held remotely
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 15 October
10:00am
To be held remotely
Council meeting 19 October
10:30am
To be held remotely
View the livestream on our YouTube channel

November

Event Date/time Venue
Climate Change Working Party 10 November
9:30am
-
(subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
Civil Defence Emergency Management Group 10 November
11:00am
-
(subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party 10 November
1:00pm
-
(subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
Council meeting 16 November
10:30am
-
(subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
Audit and Risk Subcommittee 
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
24 November
10:00am
-
(subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
Investment and Property Subcommittee
Interested persons should note that the
majority of matters, if not all, will be discussed in public excluded
24 November
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers

December

Event Date/time Venue
Planning and Regulatory Working Party 8 December
9:30am
NRC Whangaroa Room
Water and Land Working Party 8 December
1:00pm
NRC Council Chambers
Regional Transport Committee 8 December
9:30am
NRC Council Chambers
WDC/NRC Whangārei Public Transport Working Party 8 December
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Taitokerau Maori and Council Working Party 9 December
11:00am
NRC Council Chambers
Council meeting 14 December
10:30am
NRC Council Chambers
Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board 17 December
10:00am
Te Ahu Centre, Kaitaia