Man killed by a falling tree just before a fierce electrical storm batters Northland and Auckland.
Four cousins are among six Whangarei students selected for national representative volleyball sides.
An adopt-a-spot programme, where volunteers take ownership of a patch of land at Matakohe-Limestone Island, is giving people the chance to make a hands-on difference to the city's island sanctuary.
The desultory state of Bank St is being targeted by a group of businesspeople, who say a simple spruce up could make a massive difference to the city.
Maungaturoto icon Betty Nelley has been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Northland's swim team came away from the 2015 national age group champs in Wellington with a swag of medals.
A vibrant mural is part of a wider plan to brighten up Tikipunga High School with student art.
A multi-agency investigation is under way into large-scale shellfish deaths at the coastal location of Ngunguru.
Some of the world's best young footballers have had their first taste of kapa haka.
One Far North town is showing off their creative streak to brighten up empty shops.
Kaikohe Volunteer Fire Brigade smashed 1103 steps, 51 floors with 25 kgs of kit to raise $18,000 for leukaemia & blood cancer.
A man who would "take his shirt off his back for anybody" drowned when he drove off a bridge into flood water.
Rising from the flames, Northland's first iwi radio station is back in action after being burnt to the ground.
A book which raises questions about the early discovery of the southern seas.
Dargaville High School's urban cross-country
Everybody's Reading Room is a play based on true events of war-time Dargaville
Michelle Bennett shaves her locks for hospice.
Boxing is about more than just landing a punch. Local legend Rusty Porter is one to know. Reporter Sarah Harris gets in the ring with the Kaeo knockout.
Three bloated kiwi were found dead and ravaged in two days last month.
After a savage attack on their pup Far North residents are calling for dog owners to be more responsible.
$60,000 worth of stolen copper piping has delayed the reopening of the Countdown supermarket in Paihia until at least mid June.