Dragging her dead leg and bleeding, battered toes over the finish line was a victory for cerebral palsy survivor Monique Edwards.
462 good souls braved baldness to smash the Guinness World Record of most head shaves in an hour.
It's a busy life being a Diamond Diva.
The Far North's first street-food night market will be cooking up a storm in Paihia on December 4.
Sea Cleaners swept up five cubic meters of rubbish from the Bay of Islands on November 7.
A hulking 135ft yacht used for capturing critters at the bottom of the ocean opened its hatches to the public on November 5 at Opua Wharf.
New Zealand came home with colourful experiences, new friends and more cultural wisdom after attending the first World Indigenous Games in Brazil.
Fighting for suicide may seem like an oxymoron.
Fish might go hungry and kids bored if a resource consent is imposed on Russell Wharf.
Church goers in Paihia may be busting to go to the loo but they can't go yet.
A ferocious dog attack in Northland leaves a man and his little dog scarred and shaken.
A group of Russell skippers have seen the devastating effect of commercial fishing and want to save the Bay of Islands before it's too late.
Primary school problem solvers have nutted their way out to second place in a national competition.
High wages can break the back of any small business.
At the rate we're going the Far North will have "ghost forests" within years says a prominent conservationist.
A rescue helicopter landed on a Far North beach to rescue an injured motorcyclist.
Tensions rose and fell as Ngapuhi hosted a hui with the Crown to discuss where treaty negotiations stand and where they could go.
Despite being broken into for the 14th time Stirling Sports Waipapa are keen to soldier on.
Strong winds added more than four hours to the victorious Team Vodafone's time.
A historic hall in Taipa is getting a cash injection to keep the good memories rolling.
Bollywood star Sidharth Malhotra has fun in Northland.
A Kerikeri boy with cleft wants to make a difference with his condition.
A Hokianga yoga teacher is celebrating 40 years of classes with a calendar.
Look good, feel better. That's the name of the game for the international charity that gives women undergoing cancer treatment a day of sheer pampering.
In true Mexican spirit Kerikeri restaurant La Taza Del Diablo are hosting a free day of the dead festival from October 30 to November 1.
A young bone cancer survivor is shaving his head a second time. But this time it's on his own terms.
Top Energy electrical engineers suspect that they have found the fault that caused the power outage
Top Energy is restoring power on a rolling basis with hopes the entire region will be reconnected by 4pm.
.Far North oyster farmers are fed up with thieves pillaging their crops.
Construction has started on the Bay of Islands Marina expansion project in Opua.