Northland

A man of steel (and iron)

Glen's design flair is in hot demand by the hospitality industry, with restaurants and bars seeking to stand out in a ...

Glen O'Neill makes masterpieces from wrought iron and steel in his North Canterbury workshop.

Probe into cop sex abuse claims

Police confirmed the officer faced a criminal investigation, but would not say whether he had been stood down.

Criminal investigation into woman's claims she was sexually abused by a senior policeman.

$6000 worth of meat stolen in Far North butcher burglary

Greg Jackson of Jacko's Discount Meats says he may have to shut his doors permanently after being burgled for the third ...

After $6000 worth of meat was taken, a Far North butcher may have to shut his doors permanently.

Crash after crash

The first crash happened on State Highway One at Brynderwyn, south of Whangarei.

SH1 was closed by a truck crash at Brynderwyn, Northland, then another crash closed the detour road.

Senior tennis competition comes to Northland

The Northland women's 60+ team of Mary Anne Rogers, Janet Agnew, Carol Crawley, Raewyn Heywood and Judy Hill finished ...

Northland's senior tennis players tested their skills against the best in their own backyard.

Whangarei Leader

Metal giants head North

Heavy metal bands Alien Weaponry and Bulletbelt are playing two Northland concerts.

Two metal bands are set to play in Whangarei and Kaitaia.

Young and old attend dawn service

Te Horo School students Lizziejean Ranui, Jayda Chapman and River Chapman with principal Sandra Toapuho (back) with the ...

Thousands filed into Laurie Hall Park on Anzac Day.

Women's Work exhibition

Women's  Work Exhibition at the Geoff Wilson Gallery.

Exhibition considers how gender stereotypes pertaining to Pacific arts are challenged in Aotearoa-New Zealand.

School garden for SPCA pets

A temporary net fence has been need to protect the garden from wild rabbits.

School pupils have planted a garden to help feed the SPCA rabbits and guinea pigs.

Northern News

Te Hiku Sports Hub construction to begin

Te Hiku Sports Hub committee member Dr Jozef van Rens, Dr John Bradley, and Te Hiku Sports Hub Deputy Chair Robin Schiff.

The construction of a $12 million sporting complex in Kaitaia will begin in May.

Three great whites caught

This great white was caught at the North Cape in the Far North earlier this month.

Fishermen aiming to catch, tag for research and release bronze whaler sharks "blown away" when three great whites took bait.

Horse owner seeks information after flares spook animals

Hazel Squires' horse was injured after someone let of a flare next to her property.

The owner of a horse who was spooked and ran through a fence, severely damaging his leg, is appealing to the public for information to be handed to police in the Far North.

Firefighter shortage major concern for communities

Acting Rawene chief fire officer Glen Johns is urging more people to help their communities as volunteer firefighters.

A firefighter shortage means Far North brigades are struggling to respond to emergency callouts.

Dargaville & Districts

Peeping principal can still teach

Former Dargaville High School principal  David Bargh.

Convicted lurker "became fixated" with one of his female teachers and was caught on her property three times.

Three people saved from boat

The Coastguard and rescue crews responded to the stricken boat off the coast of Dargaville.

A rescue team saved three people on broken down boat off the coast of Dargaville.

'Crack down on reckless boaties'

Mourners gather at the joint funeral of Sunia "Junior" Ungo'unga and his cousin Alipate Manumu'a at the Otara Tongan ...

OPINION: The joint funeral of two cousins drowned on the Kaipara Bar is a cold reminder of the pain caused to those left behind, especially their seven children.

Kiwi wins coveted car scholarship

University of Auckland student Andrew McLaren has won the first international internship offered by UK supercar maker ...

Auckland student wins first international internship offered by UK supercar maker McLaren Automotive.

Bay Chronicle

Tech-savvy 92-year-old knits for babies

Mavis Beaton knits heaps of blankets, booties and vests for babies at various hospitals around the country.

92-year-old Mavis Beaton spends her days knitting tiny blankets, hats and booties for premature babies.

Firefighter shortage major concern for communities

Acting Rawene chief fire officer Glen Johns is urging more people to help their communities as volunteer firefighters.

A firefighter shortage means Far North brigades are struggling to respond to emergency callouts.

Head on collision at Bulls Gorge

Police and ambulance attended a serious crash at Bulls Gorge near Kerikeri on Wednesday.

A head on collision between two cars at Bulls Gorge, near Kerikeri has resulted in a head injury.

Far North police to increase 24-hour presence

The Northland police is set to get a greater 24/7 presence and 66 new officers over four years.

The Northland police force has received a boost, with a 24/7 presence announced in Kaitaia and 66 new sworn officers over the next four years.

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