Drought has cost Northland dearly in recent years, but a new study shows more than 90,000ha of it could potentially be irrigated offering greater protection from dry weather and contributing millions to the local economy.

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Investment in dairy farm effluent systems and stock exclusion have shown good results in Northland and are a good news story, says the Northland Regional Council.

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Friday, 20 November 2015 09:15

Northland plans staged freshwater policy

The Northland Regional Council plans to progressively implement a national policy on freshwater management over the next decade.

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Sunday, 27 September 2015 10:00

Northland to host NZFE Trust showcase

A celebration of environmental excellence will be held for the first time in Northland next year.

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Saturday, 09 May 2015 00:00

Stopbank cuts costs farmers plenty

Two Northland farmers who dug through a stopbank during Northland’s biggest floods in July 2014 have been fined a combined $112,000, with one farmer copping most of the penalty.

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013 09:21

TB warning on wild pigs

TBfree New Zealand has joined forces with Northland Regional Council to warn people about the disease risk of illegally introducing wild pigs and deer into the region.

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