Northland

$2 million meth bust at airport

A methamphetamine bust at Auckland Airport has landed a 60-year-old man in court.

Customs seize drugs from a 60-year-old's luggage at Auckland Airport.

Boys' High gets behind pink shirt day

Whangarei Boys' High School principal Karen Gilbert-Smith, top right leaning on sign, rode into school on the back of a ...

Pink Shirt Day seemed a pretty good day for Whangarei Boys' High to launch a new anti-violence programme.

Battle over flight departure time

Whangarei MP Dr Shane Reti and Northland Chamber of Commerce chair Jeremy Tauri say business people need to be able to ...

An hour might soon be the difference between sealing the deal, or missing out altogether for Whangarei business people.

No running, no barrier

Savitri Bailey with husband Braden and Samara, Keira and Tyler.

Savitri Bailey is walking the Auckland Marathon to raise money for those who saved her life.

Proud Aunty helping fuel Olympic dream

Jane Saunders with a selection of the scarves and bags for sale at her monster garage sale for Black Sticks Shay and ...

Shay and Brooke Neal put their careers on hold to chase their Olympic dream, a garage sale is helping ensure they get through.

Whangarei Leader

Twins with coeliac disease raise awareness

Kamo Intermediate School year 8 students Amaya and Tamsin Jordan have to be careful what they eat because they have ...

Whangarei twins would like to make people more aware and understanding of coeliac disease.

Top innovators here to inspire

Science educator and nanotechnologist Michelle Dickinson is among the innovators visiting Northland.

Global Forum Educator Award winner and Microsoft Global innovative educator Chris Clay will head a Kiwi Innovator workshop on Friday in Whangarei.

Cars on Pohe on again gallery

Once parked on Pohe Island, the public had another chance to view the vehicles close up.

The Classic & Sports Car Club Northland joined with the Whangarei Rod & Custom Club to host the inaugural event on Pohe Island.

International Day of Families

Aira Fukuoka, 2, gets a Hello Kitty face painted onto her cheek.

International arts, crafts, food and performances were on display at Forum North for International Day of Families.

Northern News

Hundreds march for Moko in Far North

People gather in a 'circle of protection' during a 
March for Moko in Kerikeri.

Far North residents take to the streets during Sunday's March for Moko.

Kaikohe community rally to improve crime

Sergeant Brian Swann thought the Kaikohe community meeting was a success.

Kaikohe community members had the chance to voice their concerns to police at a public meeting.

Te Tii waka ama return with medal haul

Ruamano Herewini wearing his gold medal and holding a silver and a bronze that he won during the IVF Va'a World Elite ...

A Te Tii waka ama star has succeeded at the recent IVF Va'a World Elite and Club sprint champs held on the Sunshine Coast of Australia.

Men's health night to encourage visits to GP

Waipapa Lions Club member Tony Admiraal and president Jim Green have helped to organise a men's health night.

Men and their partners are invited to a free health event to discuss and learn more about health issues that may affect them.

Dargaville & Districts

'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.

'High-powered firearms' stolen

Dargaville police are fearing the worst after several high-powered guns were stolen from a residential properly

Police fear theft of 11 submachine guns and assault rifles is linked to organised crime.

French tourists robbed, assaulted

Police have arrested two men, aged 18 and 19, for an aggravated assault on French tourists in Dargaville.

The couple were allegedly woken in their van, robbed and the male bashed by teenage offenders.

Heading down the line

Jeanette Vickers with 'Anatomy of a water drop'. The artist won the Kaipara Art Award for photography in 2011 and, while ...

A Mangawhai artist's signature photography art is heading south for a solo exhibition.

Bay Chronicle

Kerikeri laundromat gutted by fire

The Kerikeri Laundry Services building which was gutted by fire.

Fire investigators are looking into a blaze which engulfed Kerikeri Laundry Services on Tuesday.

Kerikeri gets behind march against child abuse

Moko Rangitoheriri has been remembered as boy with a cheeky grin.

Far North residents can March for Moko in Kerikeri on Sunday.

New name for special kiwi

Helen and John Owens who won the auction to name a kiwi at Mahinepua. They chose Gunslinger.

Mahinepua kiwi Josephine now has a name to call her partner - Gunslinger.

Kerikeri flight changes to cause disruption

Users of Air New Zealand's 6.55am weekday service are disappointed to learn about it now leaving at 9.10 am.

Changes to an early morning flight out of Kerikeri has users concerned.

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