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Thankful Tank tackles grass


Tank is living a playful dog's worst nightmare all because of his allergy to grass.

Setting the sun to work

James Bellamy, Lydia Mair and baby Kaia More people are tapping into the sunny north's power by "going solar", but is it the solid investment they say it is?

Teen arrested over violent death

Police Police have arrested a second person in relation to the death of Whangarei man Michael Patrick Griffin.

Police operation nets arrests

Police Hard work has paid off for police in the north with an operation netting three arrests.

Diver surfaces without gear

police water Police are searching the area where a scuba diver was found dead with all his gear missing.

Extreme makeover for Te Aroha

Yolande Oversier and Tex McGoram A couple who ditched creature comforts to live at sea are planning a TV series "like Grand Designs for boats".

Blunt force killed man

Michael Patrick Griffin, 56, was killed by a severe blunt force to the head in an unprovoked attack at his house.

Man arrested over kidnapping

Driver trapped in rolled truck

Holy Cow, it's a girl!

White 10 She was destined for the meat works, but instead this fertile cow has just delivered her 23rd live calf.

Dargaville loses optometrist

A family-run business is closing down, leaving Dargaville without any optometry services.

MP wades into wastewater mess

Water feedback welcome

Superbug strikes Ellie

Active 9-year-old Ellie Weight is now immobile and in isolation after contracting a superbug.

Art in aid of Gaza kids

Children of Gaza "I am doing the only thing I can do. It's a drop in the ocean, but it's better than doing nothing," Julia Reinholt says.

Council: slip is private matter

The council has told one couple that correspondence is closed concerning a landslide affecting their property.

Marina plans divide Opua

Brazen theft of donation box

Medal 'needs to come home'

A small newspaper clipping about the auctioning in Australia of a medal raised an alert for Hugh Rihari.

Scheme helps students 'crack' maths

Meremere Paitai A Far North after-school tuition programme is helping students find success in maths and english.

'Wildboy' comes home

He's faced near-death experiences, hospital and hunger on his 18-month walk, but Brando Yelavich is finally done.

Job cap a mixed bag

Greener pastures for school farm

Pooling resources

New swimming pools are wanted in Kaitaia, Kerikeri and Kaikohe - but who has the cash?

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