Northland News & Alerts


Severe Weather Outlook

A cold front is expected to move northeast over the South Island on Wednesday and across the North Island on Thursday, bringing a period of rain or showers.

There is low confidence of rainfall accumulations reaching warning amounts in Fiordland and the ranges of southern Westland during Wednesday.

A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build over New Zealand on Friday and persist through Saturday, bringing mostly settled weather to much of the country.

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Northland are at Alert Level 3

Northland is at Alert Level 3 until 11:59pm on Monday 18 October 2021. This will be reviewed on Monday, 18 October.

 

Advice for Northland

Ka pai Te Tai Tokerau campaign

Vaccinations

Last week, I joined MP Dr. Emily Henderson in visiting some of our local businesses, discussing vaccinations and asking permission to place pro-vaccination posters in their shop windows.

What we discovered was a resilient, positive, future-focused network of business owners and staff, the majority of whom were not only partially or fully vaccinated themselves, but who were proactively urging their business contacts to follow suit. I was impressed with the level of responsibility and personal ownership we experienced in our CBD and wider afield.

Even in the face of rolling lockdowns, reduced customer capacity and supply issues, these business owners and staff were committed to doing everything they could to protect Northlanders from the Delta variant of COVID-19. I felt a surge of pride in our District, knowing that in the face of uncertainty and adversity, we still focus on looking out for each other.
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Covid 19 Updates

Auckland, Northland and Waikato remain at Alert Level 3

The rest of New Zealand remains at Alert Level 2.

For more information – click here Covid 19 Updates

Covid 19 Symptoms

If you develop symptoms of Covid – 19 you need to get a test 

Whangārei District is at Alert Level 2

Safety protocols and closures are in place for Council facilities. Find out more: COVID-19 Council Services

Heavy Rain Watch

Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria. Note, heavy rain easing for a time Thursday morning.
Issued at: 11:08am Tue 14 Sep Next update: 10:00am Wed 15 Sep

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Community Funding Available

Sport Northland is proud to be managing Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa on behalf of Sport NZ in our region. Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa provides funding for programmes or projects delivering tākaro/play, ngā mahi a te rēhia/active recreation and hākinakina auraki/sport experiences for tamariki and rangatahi. These may be new or already operating.
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Kiwi ‘road toll’ on increase in Whangarei

Three of the fatalities occurred on Ngunguru Road near the Hugh Crawford reserve the other near the lookout between Ngunguru and Tutukaka. DOC Ranger Ayla Wiles says motorists in the area should drive carefully and be cautious of any animal on the road. With intensive ongoing predator trapping and better public awareness around dog control kiwi populations in these areas have been increasing.
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Rāhui on Okakari Point Marine Reserve lifted

The Ngāti Manuhiri Settlement Trust will lift the rāhui placed between Motururu Okakari Point Marine Reserve Cape Rodney to Te Ārai ō Tāhuhu Te Arai Point at 3pm today.All activities in this area can recommence once the rāhui has ended today (Monday 24 May).
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