We are responsible for administering all marine farms in Northland. Aquaculture is one of four potential areas of significant economic growth in Northland. For this reason, the Northland Regional Council initiated "Project Aquaculture" in 2002.
People drive on the beach for a variety of reasons - including reaching a favourite fishing spot, speeding on the hard sand or climbing up and down the dunes. Most use their vehicles responsibly, but a minority upset other beach users, and pose a safety risk to other people and to themselves. The sheer volume of traffic at some spots is also damaging Northland's coastal environment.
Find out what a tsunami is and how much risk there is of one happening in Northland. There is also a summary of the work we have been doing to prepare for managing one if it does happen.