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Northland Regional Council is one of Northland's primary environmental guardians and aims to protect Northland's land, water, coast and air while still allowing for sustainable development. We are also responsible for promoting the region's economic, social and cultural wellbeing. 




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Monday, 25 September 2023
Environment 11:51AM
$33,250 fine for tyre burning

NORTHLAND — A Northland man has been fined more than $33,000 for an incident that saw dozens of large tyres burnt on a property south of Kaiwaka in early January last year.

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Friday, 26 May 2023
Environment 5:44AM
Keep an eye out for new Manchurian wild rice infestations after flooding

NORTHLAND — Northlanders are being asked to keep an eye out for new patches of Manchurian wild rice grass within a formal ‘Eradication Zone’ that covers much of the region amid fears the invasive pest plant could have been spread during recent flooding.

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Monday, 22 May 2023
Conservation 10:53AM
Collaboration the focus in meeting with new Conservation Minister

NORTHLAND — A meeting between new Conservation Minister, Willow-Jean Prime, the Northland Regional Council and the Department of Conservation has highlighted the shared goals that local and central government have for Taitokerau, the council says.

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Thursday, 11 May 2023
Environment 3:51AM
Lake Taharoa vegetation loss investigated

NORTHLAND — Investigations are underway into the mysterious loss of most of the submerged vegetation in Lake Taharoa, the largest in the Kai Iwi dune lakes group and Northland’s deepest lake.

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Sunday, 30 April 2023
Council 5:30AM
Fictional Tutukaka spill exercises oil spill responders

NORTHLAND — Two dozen Northland Regional Council staff have taken part in a practical exercise based around a fictional oil spill from a commercial fishing vessel running aground on a rock in the Tutukaka Harbour.

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Tuesday, 18 April 2023
Council 9:49AM
Lifejacket library scheme popular

NORTHLAND — Organisers estimate about 300 lifejackets have been distributed to communities throughout Northland over the past several years as part of an innovative lifejacket library scheme.

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Tuesday, 4 April 2023
Council 12:08PM
Council unveils cyclone recovery measures

NORTHLAND — The Northland Regional Council has revealed a suite of measures in response to Cyclone Gabrielle including a ‘pragmatic’ approach to non-compliance, plans to remove some trees from rivers and freeing up funding to help repair storm-damaged fences.

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Monday, 27 March 2023
Earthquakes 12:44PM
Northland tsunami siren testing at end of daylight saving

NORTHLAND — Northland’s six-monthly tsunami siren test will take place at the end of daylight saving on Sunday, 2 April.

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Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Environment 1:58PM
'Wallaby' spotted in Kaipara likely a hare, NRC

DARGAVILLE — A large hare is thought to be behind Northland’s most recent ‘wallaby’ sighting.

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Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Tramping 11:05AM
Revamped section of Te Araroa trail opens in Kerikeri

KERIKERI — A picturesque three-kilometre section of the Te Araroa length-of-New Zealand trail at Kerikeri has been upgraded and is now open for all walkers to enjoy.

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Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Council 9:10AM
New Northland Regional Council CEO appointed

NORTHLAND — Senior Northland Regional Council manager Jonathan Gibbard has been appointed as the organisation’s new CEO - Tumuaki.

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Monday, 11 February 2013
Conservation 4:25PM
Butterfly fans urged to kill moth plant

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Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Council 5:09PM
Representation review submissions heard

NORTHLAND — Potential changes to the way Northlanders are represented around the Northland Regional Council table are a step closer after a visit from the Local Government Commission.

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Council 4:31PM
Chance for extra say on Proposed Regional Policy Statement

NORTHLAND — The public is about to get another chance to make further comment on one of Northland’s most important local authority plans – the Northland Regional Council’s Proposed Regional Policy Statement (RPS).

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Marine 6:55PM
Consents granted for 94-hectare Far North marine farm

NORTHLAND — Two independent commissioners have granted permission for a 94 hectare marine farm off Stephenson Island in the Far North, citing the significant economic benefits it will bring to an “impoverished” part of the country.

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Friday, 25 January 2013
Water 2:55PM
Water shortages, restrictions possible, NRC warns

NORTHLAND — Northland’s district councils, major industries and consented water users are being urged to closely monitor their water use and prepare for possible shortages and restrictions unless there is significant rain over the next month or two.

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Monday, 21 January 2013
Food 3:02PM
Smoked eel pate the latest field days treat

DARGAVILLE — Smoked eel pate will be the tasty treat designed to entice visitors to the Northland Regional Council's marquee at next month's Northland Field Days in Dargaville.

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Thursday, 17 January 2013
News 3:51PM
Jetskis must be registered, used sensibly, public reminded

NORTHLAND — The Northland Regional Council is reminding jetski users their machines must be registered for use in the region, should be operated responsibly - and not by unsupervised young people.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Finance 4:44PM
General rates increase more than halved in Draft Annual Plan

NORTHLAND — Better-than-expected investment earnings and a close look at its budget have enabled the Northland Regional Council to more than halve its previously signalled general rates increase.

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Friday, 21 December 2012
Weather 2:46PM
Heavy rain, strong winds Evan's likely Northland legacy

NORTHLAND — Northlanders and visitors to the region are being warned about the possibility of heavy weekend rains and strong winds – the unwanted legacy of Tropical Cyclone Evan which earlier this week cut a swathe of destruction through the Pacific.

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Thursday, 20 December 2012
Environment 3:03PM
Seldom-seen weevil emerges in Far North

NORTHLAND — The current pre-Christmas weather conditions are right for the re-emergence of a little-seen, lawn-devouring South American weevil in the Far North, a Northland-based insect expert says.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Council 2:27PM
Local Government reform – Northlanders' views to be sought

NORTHLAND — The Northland Regional Council is planning a major fact-finding exercise next year to see what form Northlanders think local government in the region should take – and says it will reserve its collective judgement until those views are known.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012
News 2:32PM
Take care, keep proper watch, use dive flags boaties told

NORTHLAND — People heading out on the water in Northland over summer are being urged to take extra care, keep a proper watch and make sure they fly dive flags if they have divers in the water.

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Friday, 14 December 2012
Flooding 1:29PM
$176,000 Whangarei river maintenance work to start soon

NORTHLAND — Diggers will be a common sight in the Waiarohia Stream over the next several months as a major river maintenance project to reduce urban Whangarei flooding continues.

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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
School 4:30PM
Whangarei Heads School gains top enviro status

WHANGAREI — Whangarei Heads School has become just the second school in Northland to achieve prestigious ‘Green-Gold’ status through the national Enviroschools programme.

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Friday, 30 November 2012
News 1:33PM
Port could grow bulk, containerised freight business; study

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Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Swimming 2:05PM
Annual testing of popular swim spots to start soon

NORTHLAND — Annual Northland Regional Council summer water quality tests to indicate how safe our most popular beaches, rivers and lakes are for swimming will begin again shortly.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Council 3:56PM
Representation review final proposal unveiled

NORTHLAND — A single Bay of Island constituency and including all of the Tutukaka Coast in one constituency are among a number of publicly-driven changes which now form the Northland Regional Council’s ‘Representation Arrangements Review Final Proposal’.

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Friday, 19 October 2012
Education 4:08PM
63 students attend 2012 Youth Summit

NORTHLAND — Sixty-three students from throughout Northland gathered recently for the 2012 Northland Regional Council Youth Summit in Whangarei.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Water 2:38PM
Cultural concerns behind decline of water application

NORTHLAND — An independent commissioner has declined an application by a Northland company to take extra water from Whangarei’s Poroti Springs, citing an inability to properly monitor its effects on the springs and the impact of that on Maori cultural values.

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