Cop's jaw dislocated

Police were responding to reports of a theft and an assault when a 17-year-old allegedly attacked them.

Northland police officer knocked unconscious during brawl in seaside town.

Gang influx: Cops on alert video

The tangi of patched Tribesmen member John Henry Harris, also known as 'John Boy', was to be held on Saturday.

Patched Tribesmen member described as a "beloved" son and "adored father" of three laid to rest.

Gymnast wins silver at first nationals

Whangarei Academy of Gymnastics' Ryan Townsend, Pippa Benton, Zoe Espie, Sophia Cosson, Kyla MacKenzie and Brendan Marias.

Brendan Marias' silver medal on the vault "a really nice surprise".

Fight funds provide carved seat

Nik Jessop, Te Raumoa Kawiti and Shelly Jessop enjoy the new seat.

Funds raised by local gym lead to donation of carved seat for retirement village.

Fast track for sexual violence cases

A pilot programme is being introduced to judges at Auckland and Whangarei courts.

District courts are aiming to improve waiting times for victims of sexual violence.

Whangarei Leader

Police amp up presence

The St John Ambulance station was cordoned off on Tuesday when a man was dropped at the station in a critical condition.

A slain gang member's tangi is expected to draw a large number of other gang members.

Dumped man was shot

A police cordon in place at the St John Ambulance station in Whangarei.

Man who died after being left at Whangarei ambulance station was a gang member who had been shot.

Community build skate park

Coco, 7, Poppy, 5, and Mania Bates think the new skate park is awesome.

The Ruakaka community built themselves a skate park, and they absolutely love it.

54-year medal mystery solved

Thomas James Cummins' WWI service medal survived a fire and spent over 50 years as part of Richard Howitt's coin collection.

Richard Howitt found the medal in ashes of a fire in 1962. He's just returned it to the soldier's family.

Northern News

Farmers see awards as opportunity

Glen and Trish Rankin with their cows on the farm they share milk on in Mangamuka.

Mangamuka farmer Trish Rankin is encouraging dairy farmers to enter the 2017 Northland Dairy Industry Awards.

Iconic $15m beach still unsold video

Elliot Bay Farm, featuring some renowned surf beaches of the far north, is on the open market for the first time in 85 years.

DOC can't afford it, but a foreign billionaire might. So will the public be shut off from Elliot Bay?

Statoil pulls out of Northland

Protesters made their presence known outside the Northland Regional Council last year.

Oil giant Statoil signals retreat from Northland exploration.

Seven marathons in seven days for community leaders

Kelvin Davis and campaigners on last year's hikoi from Auckland to Cape Reinga.

Seven marathons in seven days will be completed by Northland community leaders to raise awareness for sexual violence.

Dargaville & Districts

Brethren crash: Not guilty plea

Sadie Stewart, 16, James Wearmouth, 18, and Susanna Stewart, 48, died on June 6.

Three Exclusive Brethren members died in the crash. A man charged with causing the death has pleaded not guilty.

Whales stranded in Northland

The whales were stranded at the Northland coast of Glinks Gully (pictured).

Two pygmy sperm whales have been rescued after getting stranded at a remote beach.

Ute spotted on beach

Sadie Stewart, 16, James Wearmouth, 18, and Susanna Stewart, 48, died when their ute smashed into a tree.

Police working on reports of dangerous driving and passengers in the back tray of a ute that later crashed, killing three Exclusive Brethren.

'She just wanted her mum'

Sergeant Craig Curnow (left) with four-year-old Hailey Alver and her father Chris Alver.

Missing four-year-old Hailey Alver disappeared at 2.45pm. She was found in dense pine forest after a seven hour search.

Bay Chronicle

Support for rethink on cannabis laws

Advocates call for medicinal cannabis to be accessible and affordable for people who need it.

Polls suggest some changes to cannabis laws are needed.

Fashion designer dreams big

A dress from Maggie Marilyn's first Resort collection.

From reading fashion magazines to showing her collection at Paris Fashion Week, Kerikeri's Maggie Hewitt has achieved a lot.

Former criminal and cops's daughter explore intimacy

Monika Welch and Simon Kerr in front of artwork set for their 'Intimatum' exhibition.

An ex-career criminal and a detective's daughter have teamed up for an art exhibition based on the theme of intimacy.

Northland junior doctors join national strike

The Northland District Health Board warns services will be affected by the junior doctors strike.

The majority of Northland's junior doctors will strike over long shift work.

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