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Plans are underway to review the controversial new $700,000 Whangārei Heads slower speed zone amid strong local opposition.
Northland's groundbreaking mechanical caulerpa suction dredge could soon head to Aotea Great Barrier Island to help the fight against the invasive seaweed.
It comes ahead of his council deciding to lower speed limits for more than 300 local roads.
The boats have been breaching the anchoring ban inside the government-controlled area notice (CAN) zone prohibiting anchoring, diving and fishing.
Far North Mayor Moko Tepania will host a new Waitangi feature where national leaders of the local government sector group will attend the celebrations for the first time.
The government and others impacted by the invasive seaweed are closely watching the outcomes.
Civil Defence says the 2023 cyclone was the biggest event in Te Tai Tokerau in a generation.
An 11-year-old Tūtūkākā student's push for safer Whangārei District Council weed-spraying around his school is paying off.
A new community-led pilot focused on improving climate change adaptation and resilience in Northland's Oakura district has launched.
The latest bid to pause fluoridation in Whangārei's water supply has failed after a heated council debate.
A Māori leader has hit out over a call to remove Te Mana o te Wai principles from Northland's freshwater plan.
The boat ramp at Northland's most popular recreational lake will remain open to boaties this summer despite fears about a new invasive freshwater gold clam.
Climate change work in Northland's Ruawai has been stopped by Kaipara District Council, despite pleas from the community.
Northland Regional Council deputy chair Jack Craw is in the firing line as a group of councillors attempt to oust him from his role.
Tui Shortland has quit suddenly as chair of the Northland Regional Council.
Northlanders are finding it harder to pay their council rates - as the deadline looms for the year's second rates instalment.
Far North kahikā (mayor) Moko Tepania says being elected with the support of local iwi means he and his councillors are not alone.
However, a longtime anti-fluoride campaigner wants the council to halt the $4.5 million-plus drinking water fluoride implementation process.
A Ruawai leader is taking her community's call to save Kaipara's $1.5 million climate adaptation mahi to the local council.
A petition is challenging Whangārei District Council's decision to change its electoral system.
The move comes amid funding concerns, claims of a loss of democracy and a councillor asking about a potential High Court injunction - which the council lawyer quickly dismissed.
A kilometre-long Brynderwyns viaduct is the best fix to solve "unacceptable" State Highway 1 closure issues, Two Northland transport leaders say.
Hundreds of thousands of Northland's Cyclone Gabrielle-downed trees are in for the chop in a unique $6.5 million resilience project.
An $8m plan to improve transport and connections through Dargaville has been met with criticism by some who say the money should be spent improving current risk areas.
A family relation of Daisy Fernandez who was killed by a motorbike at Ripirō Beach is worried about what might happen when hordes of off-roaders pour onto the coastline over Labour Weekend.