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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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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

NORTHLAND

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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

NORTHLAND

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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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Tuesday, 16 October 2012
News 1:36PM
Kaeo, Whangarei to host Enviroschools' expos

A dozen bush experts are to share their knowledge with an estimated 200 Northland Enviroschools students and teachers in Kaeo and Whangarei shortly.

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Saturday, 13 October 2012
Community 2:49PM
Public views sought on proposed regional maps

NORTHLAND — Roughly 23,000 Northland landowners are being contacted this week as the Northland Regional Council seeks public feedback on maps linked to the region’s most significant planning document.

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Marine 2:48PM
Stay clear of wave measuring equipment, boaties warned

WHANGAREI — A special directive has been issued requiring all vessels to stay at least 100 metres clear of sensitive wave measuring equipment used to decide whether oil tankers and other large vessels can safely enter Whangarei Harbour.

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Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Gardening 1:57PM
Act now to protect fruit from guava moth, Northlanders urged

NORTHLAND — Now is the time to practise good orchard hygiene and take other steps to protect Northland fruit crops favoured by the unwanted Aussie insect invader the guava moth, biosecurity experts say.

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Friday, 5 October 2012
Council 4:43PM
Oct 17 hearings for NRC representation review submitters

NORTHLAND — Public submissions on regional council plans for a more community-focussed way on how Northlanders are represented around the council table will be heard at Kaikohe and Whangarei on October 17.

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Wednesday, 3 October 2012
News 3:27PM
Safety concerns prompt Bay anchor ban reminder

NORTHLAND — Ongoing concerns over boaties stopping in the way of cruise ships has prompted a reminder of the ban on anchoring in part of the Bay of Islands when the huge vessels are moving within the harbour.

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Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Forestry 6:00PM
Free workshops to help landowners better manage forests

NORTHLAND — Northland plantation forestry owners and contractors keen to better manage their earthworks and harvesting are being urged to attend one of five free local authority workshops being offered around the region next week.

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Skiing 3:13PM
Public views sought on revised Pataua ski area proposal

NORTHLAND — Public feedback is being sought on a revised proposal to modify Pataua’s two existing ski lanes for a single ‘speed uplifting area’ and restrict high speed activities to a roughly 1.4km long section.

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