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Art in aid of Gaza kids

Children of Gaza

"I am doing the only thing I can do. It's a drop in the ocean, but it's better than doing nothing," Julia Reinholt says.

Council: slip is private matter

Hihitahi Rise

The council has told one couple that correspondence is closed concerning a landslide affecting their property.

Marina plans divide Opua


Community committee calls for environmental impact assessment before Resource Consent is considered for marina.

Brazen theft of donation box

Theft of St John Box

The St John Ambulance donation box from the Opua General Store was taken on Saturday evening.

Sailing away to gold

Blair Tuke, left and Peter Burling

The NZL Sailing Team has ended ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres with a four-medal haul including gold to Peter Burling and Blair Tuke in the 49er class.

Bay of Islands marine reserves proposed

Bay of Islands

A new proposal has identified two areas in the Bay of Islands as potential no-take marine reserves.

Battle to bring medal home

Hugh Rihari

Restoring Te Pahi's long lost medal, a significant Ngapuhi taonga, to New Zealand proved a race against the clock, after an urgent appeal to Sotheby's to postpone the April 15 auction fell on deaf ears.

Kids' snorkelling adventure

snorkelling child

Pupils from Kaeo Primary visited Matauri Bay to see what kind of sea life lived in their home patch.

Epilepsy dog is a huge help


Epilepsy assist dog Buddy is the first of his kind in Northland and is playing a vital role in the life of Bronwyn Ansell.

Driver disqualified for six months

car crash

A Kaitaia man who crashed into a police vehicle last year has been disqualified from driving for six months and ordered to pay $550 reparation to the officer who suffered a knee injury as a result of the crash.

Island mission

Sylvan and Sofia Kuczera

Sofia Kuczera and her brother Sylvan are key members of a team sailing from the Bay of Islands to Vanuatu next month on a mission.

Pluto-Louis learns about kiwi

Pluto Louis

Aversion training will mean West Highland white terrier Pluto-Louis will learn to avoid kiwi.

Simulator to rescue

Grant Robinson

Northland has a new $150,000 flight training device- Helimed 4.

Team restores cairn

Judy Begg

A team headed by Kerikeri sculptor Chris Booth has reconstructed the Te Araroa Cairn.

Awards offer $30k grants

Up to $30,000 is available twice yearly for economy-boosting projects in Top Energy's revamped business awards.

Medal 'needs to come home'

Hugh Rihari

A small newspaper clipping about the auctioning in Australia of a medal raised an alert for Hugh Rihari.

Dishonesty crimes increase

POlice cars

An increase in dishonesty crimes saw the North buck national crime trends.

Kerikeri River project to reduce flooding risk


Work to protect the Stone Store and Kemp House in a flood event is set to begin.

Much awaited walking guide back

Jackie and Lloyd Walker

Walk Hokianga is back on the shelves after what was a long wait for some.

Additive-free trial at kindy

Dylan Rosetta and head teacher Cheryl Kingi

An additive-free five day trial undertaken at Kerikeri Kindergarten had noticeable results, head teacher says.

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