Northland News & Alerts


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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Northland DHB on track to deliver 4000 COVID-19 doses this week

Over the past six weeks, the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered by Northland DHB has increased from 300 doses a week to nearly 4000 a week – that’s an increase of more than 1000 percent. 
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Attention all inspiring teachers of Aotearoa – Outdoor Classroom Day!

Outdoor Classroom Day on 20 May 2021, is part of a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. Be in to win one of our prize packs by joining the movement.
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Improve your computer skills with this free online training

Improve your computer skills with this free online training. Through an exciting partnership with Connected Nation in the USA, we are now able to offer courses to Northlanders through their “Drive Digital Learning Hub”. It’s an easy to use, online platform where you can learn at your own pace.

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Tracks remain closed in far north due to feral dogs

DOC will keep a number of tracks and Twilight Campsite closed for a further two weeks in the Far North due to reports of roaming feral dogs.

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Waka Kotahi calls for community collaboration on designing a safer state highway network for Northland/north-west Auckland

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is keen to hear community views on the right speeds for each unique part of the Northland and north/north-western Auckland state highway network.

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