Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards

Environmental Excellence

All entrants are considered for the Northland Regional Council Environmental Excellence Award.

Awarded to the Northland business which best epitomises an overall commitment to environmental excellence.

About the Award
This award recognises innovative businesses who demonstrate a strong commitment to managing, protecting and enhancing Northland’s environment. The region’s natural resources sustain our lives.  Businesses need to use these resources appropriately and sustainably and consider water and waste management, smarter transport, environmental enhancements and education and community initiatives.

Evaluation criteria

  • Resources used appropriately and sustainably
  • Water management (water consumption and discharge to water)
  • Community involvement in environmental initiatives
  • Smarter transport initiatives
  • Innovative ways to reduce environmental impact (clever design, new technology and behaviour change)
  • Regulatory and environmental compliance


About the Northland Regional Council




What we do
Our staff and business groups are involved in a wide range of activities.

Check out the “What we do” infographic to find out more about our work.


Or check out this short video.

Working together

As your regional council we’re working with you to create a healthy environment, a strong economy and resilient communities.  Watch our ‘Who we are and what we do’ videos via our YouTube channel.


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