Beneficiary supplied P

Whangarei High and District Court.

Sickness beneficiary jailed for selling meth.

'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.

Victim woke with hostel owner in bed

Michael Harris weeps in the dock as he is confronted by one of his victims.

A man who was stupefied and sexually attacked felt sick, confused and freaked out.

Luna has lifesaving surgery

Luna and Waimarie Bruce

Dog lovers dig deep to save a spaniel's life.

Lavender's Land becomes community asset

For the dogs: Robyn Terlesk and Simon Upperton with Ruger the chocolate labrador in Lavender's Land.

A trust has secured 5 hectares of woodlands for community use in Kerikeri.

Whangarei Leader

'At risk' young men learn valuable skills

The group and some of the mentors show off their best pukana.

While they do art, gather kai and fix bikes, they talk about the issues they face.

Rotor mishap ruled out

Two men died in a helicopter crash in the Glenbervie forest earlier this year.

'Very unlikely' fatal helicopter crash in Northland was caused by common technical fault, report finds.

Northland teenage metallers launch first single to air

Alien Weaponry.

History making te reo band have launched their debut track.

Waipu Museum's Scottish migration collection awarded

Memory of the World New Zealand chair Dianne Macaskill, Dame Fiona Kidman, Jean Tafa, Fiona Mohr, David Craig, and Ken ...

They are the first Museum outside a main centre to get the UNESCO award.

Northern News

Youth burglaries big problem for Far North

The Okaihau Liquor Store that has been the victim of two aggravated burglaries this year.

People need to take control of their communities, say police and other local organisations fed up with youth crime in the Far North.

Local thugs target liquor store

Police have arrested a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old, in relation to the aggravated robbery of the Okaihau Liquor Store ...

Local thugs have forced the Okaihau Liquor Store to lock its doors to prevent further aggravated burglaries.

Northland teachers happy to see global funding ditched

Education Minister Hekia Parata has backed down from the idea of  global funding.

Northland educators are happy to see global funding go but warn schools need extra funding.

Tsunami warnings a wake up call

A number of Northland residents did not hear the tsunami warning sirens.

The recent tsunami warning caught some Northlanders unprepared while others simply didn't hear the sirens.

Dargaville & Districts

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.

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.

Bay Chronicle

Extreme race debutant impresses

Andrew Robinson completed over 120km in a 24-hour extreme racing event.

Spurred on by his partner and father, Andrew Robinson completed 120km in the World's Toughest Mudder race in Las Vegas.

Glasses needed for Pacific neighbours

Keith Andrews with glasses that the Kerikeri community have donated.

Kerikeri Lions are collecting old glasses to send to the Pacific Islands.

Kerikeri hockey star debuts for NZ

Samantha Polovnikoff during her debut for the Black Sticks.

Kerikeri striker Samantha Polovnikoff has debuted for the Black Sticks.

Speed limits could be lowered

The government has given the green light  for  the  speed limit to be increased  to 110 km/h on some New Zealand roads.

A Northland road safety campaigner says a new speed management guide provided communities better opportunities to raise concerns with road controlling authorities.

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