Northland

Dogs allowed on cycle trail

Dogs are now welcome on the Twin Coast  Cycle Trail.

Dogs are officially allowed on the popular Twin Coast Cycle Trail thanks to a council bylaw.

Northland man swept to death

Police, the Fire Service and St John Ambulance were all called to the scene.

Torrential rain in Northland over the weekend flooded a creek and killed a man.

Rescue horse's surprise

Hazel, who was rescued last year by the SPCA, with her new foal Merlin.

One lucky horse given a second chance at life has given her owner a special delivery.

Man dies after car hits tree

The crash occurred on State Highway 1 in Towai early on Sunday morning, police said.

A passenger has died after the car he was in left the road and hit a tree in Northland.

One dead in crash

Police, the Fire Service and St John Ambulance were all called to the scene.

A man has drowned after a van plunged into a river in Northland.

Whangarei Leader

Three armed men threaten staff

Whangarei Liquor Centre on Maunu Rd was held up by three men.

The aggravated robbery of a Whangarei liquor store has left staff shaken.

Liquor store staff robbed at gunpoint

Whangarei liquor store staff were shaken but not hurt during the robbery.

Police are searching for three men armed with guns and a knife who robbed a Whangarei liquor store.

Rain doesn't dampen half marathon

Harry Linford passes a kapa haka group entertaining competitors.

Runners and walkers laced up their shoes for the annual half marathon and 9km run/walk.

Video captures brazen Dargaville ram raid video

Dargaville Honda suffered extensive damage when it was ram-raided on Thursday morning.

Northland police have arrested a man in connection with an early morning Dargaville crime spree.

Northern News

Bay Coastguard wins rescue of the year

Crew members fro Richard Ansley, Frank Navarro, Andre Piertese (skipper), Brian Ross, Russ Devin, Jamie Gallant.

Coastguard Bay of Islands were chuffed to be awarded Rescue of the Year at the recent Coastguard Northern Region Awards of Excellence.

Maths students move on after tough exam

Forest Martin, Stuart McDonald and Jasmin Quarrie are refocusing for the next examination.

Students and teachers from Okaihau College are refocusing on the next set of examinations after a controversial exam recently.

Dogs, search team find body

Police say the body was found from a rural bush area about 20 minutes east of the town.

Police search team has recovered a body from bush in Kaitaia.

Kaikohe car winner in disbelief

Alicia Tomuri with her new car.

Kaikohe local Alicia Tomuri was shocked to find out she was the winner of a brand new car from her local supermarket.

Dargaville & Districts

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.

'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.

Bay Chronicle

'You did us proud'

Laura Thompson (L) and Emma Foy of New Zealand wave to the crowd before receiving their bronze medals for the Women's ...

Northland paralympians feature strongly at Rio.

Stock shrinks as sellers wait for spring

Northland house prices have on average   risen by 12 per cent on the same time last year.

Despite short supply, the Northland housing market remains active.

"You can't rate people off their property"

Residents turn out to question Far North District Council's new sewerage scheme, which will increase rates by at least ...

Kerikeri ratepayers are seeking more information about a sewerage scheme that'll increase their annual rates by at least a third.

Sailing legend lends a hand

Thomas Harley from Taipa Sailing Club training in the O'pen Bic.

Sailing superstar Sir Russell Coutts imparted his knowledge on 11 lucky young sailors in a two-day workshop.

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