Northland

Three injured, delays on SH1

State Highway One in Kamo near where the crash happened.

The crash happened in Kamo, Northland on Tuesday morning.

Man seriously assaulted in car park

Whangarei police are looking for information on a carpark assault in late January.

Police seek info on a hotel car park attack where man is still recovering from his injuries weeks later.

Halberg winner 'amazed'

Team of the year award winners Peter Burling, left, and Blair Tuke, the men's 49er crew.

Opua's Myra Larcombe was amazed to win the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Halbergs.

New seal will help lessen dust hazard

An estimated 120 truck movements a day on Wright Rd create clouds of dust like this one.

Funding for partial sealing of a Northland well known dust spot.

Thirsty kiwi taking risks

This kiwi chick is making a good recovery after being brought in to the centre suffering from starvation and dehydration.

Dry Northland weather is forcing Kiwi out of their normal habitat and into paddocks to find wet grass.

Whangarei Leader

Meth memoir's message of hope

Janet Balcombe has updated and re-published her book The Wild Side and is bringing it to Northland.

Former addict Janet Balcombe tells an honest account of life with a meth cook.

Former surgeon celebrates a century

Bob Mulligan with his birthday card from the Queen.

"A lot of people around Whangarei have been operated on by Pop."

Underwood Wetland project hailed as forward thinking

Ecologist Nan Underwood and former owner David Underwood look down on the river flats.

The Underwood Wetland will protect native forest, wetland and river flats near Dargaville.

Neighbours say no to plans

Countdown Regent in Whangarei has expansion plans.

Concerns over limited consultation on supermarket extension raised at hearing.

Northern News

Council imposes further water restrictions in Far North

The use of garden hoses are now banned in parts of the Far North following sustained low water levels.

Falling water levels in rivers and streams that supply drinking water for Omapere, Opononi, Paihia, Waitangi, Opua and Haruru Falls have forced council to introduce further water restrictions. 

Old Bay Rd residents urge drivers to slow down

Don Annan and Grant Anderson say it is only a matter of time before someone dies on this corner on Old Bay Rd.

Waimate North residents are concerned someone is going to die on a corner on Old Bay Rd.

Meth memoir's message of hope

Janet Balcombe has updated and re-published her book The Wild Side and is bringing it to Northland.

Former addict Janet Balcombe tells an honest account of life with a meth cook.

Underwood Wetland project hailed as forward thinking

Ecologist Nan Underwood and former owner David Underwood look down on the river flats.

The Underwood Wetland will protect native forest, wetland and river flats near Dargaville.

Dargaville & Districts

Peeping principal can still teach

Former Dargaville High School principal  David Bargh.

Convicted lurker "became fixated" with one of his female teachers and was caught on her property three times.

Three people saved from boat

The Coastguard and rescue crews responded to the stricken boat off the coast of Dargaville.

A rescue team saved three people on broken down boat off the coast of Dargaville.

'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.

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.

Bay Chronicle

Blind man's search for a home

Legally blind Kerikeri man Ian Marr, 80, is desperately seeking accomodation after a rent spike has made his current ...

A legally blind, elderly man is searching for a new rental in Kerikeri because he can't afford to pay a recent rent increase.

Van in Kaeo River riles locals

Jemma Rendle says this van should have been removed on the day it crashed - not 11 days later.

A van remained in the Kaeo River for eleven days before being removed - a local woman says this is not good enough.

No details yet on Northland's police package

Police Commissioner Mike Bush.

Extra police numbers are yet to be confirmed for Northland.

Fish conservation app launched by Matt Watson

Heavyweight boxing champion Joseph Parker has thrown his support behind the Free Fish Heads App.

Kerikeri based television personality Matt Watson has launched an app to ensure fish material isn't wasted.

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