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Queensland fruit fly

Restrictions in place

The discovery of a Queensland fruit fly in Whangarei means fruit and vegetable movements will be restricted.

Island mission

Sylvan and Sofia Kuczera Sofia Kuczera and her brother Sylvan are key members of a team sailing from the Bay of Islands to Vanuatu next month on a mission.

Storm cuts power throughout north

Northpower has deployed a helicopter to check for damage on its 33kV line from Maungaturoto to Kaiwaka following a major power outage affecting Maungaturoto, Brynderwyns, Kaiwaka and Mangawhai.

Woman sentenced for dog's death

Court A Northland mother of eight has been sentenced for starving a dog to death.

Kauri dieback alarms

Kauri Discovery of kauri dieback has heightened fears over the serious situation in Kaipara.

Eel McPherson's quiet retirement

Eel McPherson A former celebrity is still going strong thanks to a healthy diet of worms, crickets and mussels.

Legal high hands tied

You have the power to stop the sale of legal highs in practice, if not in law. That's the message to councils from Northland MP Mike Sabin.

Motorists must take care

Lawnmower race keeps crisis at bay

Protesting legal highs

protest Around 30 people marched down the main street of Dargaville in protest to the sales of legal drugs.

Tough start to African venture

Shelley and Ross Friedrich have just ticked the ‘KiliMAN' challenge off their bucket list.

Young cricketers in form

Fun science roadshow rolls in

Flying high at 88

An 88-year old great grandmother flies an aircraft for the first time - weeks after doing a tandem skydive.

Epilepsy dog is a huge help

Buddy Epilepsy assist dog Buddy is the first of his kind in Northland and is playing a vital role in the life of Bronwyn Ansell.

Driver disqualified for six months

A Kaitaia man who crashed into a police vehicle last year has been disqualified from driving for six months and ordered to pay $550 reparation to the officer who suffered a knee injury as a result of the crash.

Pluto-Louis learns about kiwi

Simulator to rescue

Kids' snorkelling adventure

Pupils from Kaeo Primary visited Matauri Bay to see what kind of sea life lived in their home patch.

Youth plan goes to people

The Funky North The Funky North played a set at an event delivering information about the Kaikohe Youth Action Plan to the community.

Member's death prompts by-election

A by-election will be held to fill a vacancy in the North Cape subdivision of Te Hiku Community Board.

Do you know anything about this soldier?

Trapping expanded in Puketi Forest

Kids' snorkelling adventure

Pupils from Kaeo Primary visited Matauri Bay to see what kind of sea life lived in their home patch.

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