Northland

'He was my everything'

Paul Edward Harris was sentenced in the High Court at Whangarei.

Eleven-year-old who saw her brother fatally stabbed tells court, "I am dying inside."

Hundreds of bee hives stolen

The thieves probably knew what they were doing when they stole 200 colonies of bees in the last fortnight

Beehive owners stung by theft of one million bees in Northland, with a warning such thefts are on the up.

Northland athletes Rio bound

Portia Woodman on the attack for the New Zealand Women's Sevens Team.

Portia Woodman from Kaikohe is set to play a pivotal part in the Women's Sevens Olympic campaign.

Rueben's speed devil

Rueben Leslie, who has cerebral palsy, loves riding his new trike, which he has named 'speed devil'.

A new trike will help Rueben Leslie, who has cerebral palsy, to get around easier.

Immunisation rate declining in Northland

Practice nurse Annie Mullenger changed her mind about immunisation after four of her children contracted measles.

The amount of children being vaccinated in Northland is declining rapidly.

Whangarei Leader

Pilates and dairy farmers

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Rugby training was the closest this group of Northland farmers had come to pilates.

Northland house hit hit record $360k

Northland reaches record median house prices.

Average Northland house prices increase 14.3 per cent on last year.

Plenty of oranges and lemons to go round

Lions Club members sort fruit at last year's collection.

Do you have any spare citrus fruit? Send it to Christchurch.

Two Toes retires at Tanekaha

Two Toes is now as 'free as a bird' to live out his remaining years with wife Blinky at Tanekaha.

Kiwi stud is free as a bird.

Northern News

Fourth meth accused pleads not guilty

An Auckland man appeared in court today through AVL link.

Man appears in court over record half-billion dollar meth bust.

Northland house hit hit record $360k

Northland reaches record median house prices.

Average Northland house prices increase 14.3 per cent on last year.

Two Toes retires at Tanekaha

Two Toes is now as 'free as a bird' to live out his remaining years with wife Blinky at Tanekaha.

Kiwi stud is free as a bird.

"Working with the community is rewarding in itself"

Barbara Lock, John Bain, Roslyn Smith,  Diane Smith, Campbell Sutherland and Richard Blundell were recognised for their ...

Six Northland St John volunteers were recognised for their efforts in a grand ceremony in Auckland.

Dargaville & Districts

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.

'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.

Bay Chronicle

Couple "blessed" with 65 years of marriage

Ken and Pearl Coatsworth with their dogs Shishi, Zoe and Sadie.

Kerikeri couple Ken and Pearl Coatsworth are about to celebrate a rare anniversary.

Two Toes retires at Tanekaha

Two Toes is now as 'free as a bird' to live out his remaining years with wife Blinky at Tanekaha.

Kiwi stud is free as a bird.

Cross country champs' family success

Callum, Liam and Mitchell Hoult with their medals from their inter-schools cross country wins.

Three local brothers have all won their inter-school cross country events.

"Working with the community is rewarding in itself"

Barbara Lock, John Bain, Roslyn Smith,  Diane Smith, Campbell Sutherland and Richard Blundell were recognised for their ...

Six Northland St John volunteers were recognised for their efforts in a grand ceremony in Auckland.

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