The Northland Regional Council says it is disappointed but understands and respects the decisions of three members of the Northland Inc board who have resigned after differences of opinion over the organisation's management.
Kaitaia, Kerikeri and Whangarei are to host free workshops offering Northlanders tips on how to tackle some of the worst weeds – both land and freshwater-based – threatening our region.
People illegally cleaning boat hulls on the foreshore pose a threat to the marine environment and are risking daily fines of $500, the Northland Regional Council warns.
The chief executive of a Bay of Islands indigenous event and project management service and the chief financial officer for an international education consultancy are the latest additions to the Northland Inc board.
With the official nomination period for this year's local body elections drawing closer, would-be Northland Regional Councillors are being invited to attend information meetings to learn more about what the job entails.
Social media giant Facebook and the Automobile Association's Roadwatch website are two of the latest tools to be adopted by Northland's Civil Defence officials to help provide information during winter storm events and other emergencies.
Nineteen teachers are set to attend a special Northland Regional Council workshop highlighting the environmental education teaching opportunities offered by investigating the region’s many waterways.