15 Apr 2024

Around the motu: Peter de Graaf in Northland

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 15 April 2024
The Hundertwasser Arts Centre at Whangārei Town Basin.

Photo: RNZ / Peter de Graaf

The Hundertwasser Art Centre is running out money. Like elsewhere in the country, Northland’s four councils are setting their budgets for the next few years -  and looking at double digit rates rises, apart from the Northland Regional Council.

An Iwi-led drought relief scheme is changing lives, one water tank at a time and Mangonui has lost its last bank.

RNZ Northland reporter Peter de Graaf based in Kerikeri