Northland

Swamp kauri duel continues

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Lawyers say systemic failings mean the MPI is allowing excavated ancient timber- disguised as finished products - be exported.

Checker of the Year

Harlen Paraone (Pak'n'Save, Whangarei), Stephanie Turner (New World, Onerahi) and Shanay Howard (Pak'n'Save, Kaitaia) ...

Locals shine on Checker of the Year competition.

Piracy fighting rewarding role

Sergeant Armstrong-Barrington receives the Chief of Defence Force's Commendation from Lieutenant-General Tim ...

Top defence honour for Whangarei man.

Court battle over precious kauri

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Exporters are flouting the rules to ship "the world's most valuable timber" out of NZ, the High Court at Auckland has heard.

No answers for Atreyu

Jessica Taylor with her son Atreyu, who died in 2013.

He was only one year old. There were only two other people home. The question remains: Who killed Atreyu?

Whangarei Leader

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.

Pilates and dairy farmers

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

Northern News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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