Dragging her dead leg and bleeding, battered toes over the finish line was a victory for cerebral palsy survivor Monique Edwards.
A council decision on a children's playground for Maungaturoto is expected soon.
Efforts are being made to protect nesting fairy terns from the public and the elements.
Geared up to keeping motor business running in the family, Godfrey Motors sees ownership passed to son after 44 years.
Two people have been trapped in their cars after a serious crash in Northland.
Increased pressure on the Whangarei Salvation Army throughout the year has depleted its Christmas stockpile.
Maps show areas of central Whangarei are less than a metre above the average high tide mark.
Bean family Christmas photos will look different this year, but all for a good cause.
A Google programme touring the world stopped in at a Whangarei high school to showcase its virtual reality teaching tours.
Two Arizona towns were competing for a prison in the 1950s. The town that lost out built a tertiary institute instead says Dr Peter Harwood. The prison town has now closed while the university town is prospering.
Thirteen Kaikohe KFC employees are protesting to be compensated for their redundancy.
A Kaitaia boy who wants to increase voter turnout won the tough competition to be Northland's representative in Youth Parliament 2016.
Student demand for places in a hospitality academy at Dargaville High School is growing.
Gary Murdoch has given a half a century service as a fire brigade volunteer.
The sale of a host farm heralds the end of an era for a rural Kaipara golf club.
The restoration of a former Auckland tram could see it back riding the rails in Queen St.
462 good souls braved baldness to smash the Guinness World Record of most head shaves in an hour.
It's a busy life being a Diamond Diva.
The Far North's first street-food night market will be cooking up a storm in Paihia on December 4.
Sea Cleaners swept up five cubic meters of rubbish from the Bay of Islands on November 7.