A power plant at Ngawha has been declared safe and continues to generate power after an incident early this morning.
More than 20 learners are taking part in English Language Partners' fulltime course, allaying fears that it would not be successful.
Northland business confidence has been improving for a while but the region is boasting its best economic performance in nine years.
Kerikeri's Scott McFarlane was one of the five Northland artists selected for a World War I Centenary Programme event.
A Far North real estate agent has been found guilty of unsatisfactory conduct, censured and fined $2000.