He may not have a car, but that won't stop Big Mike from getting you home safely.
"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.
The council has told one couple that correspondence is closed concerning a landslide affecting their property.
'Exploding' footpaths and broken water mains are a reality for residents of Hihitahi Rise in Northland.
Senior Constable Felicity Beckett says isn't fazed by the nickname Robo Cop. Reporter Peter Gill spent a day out on the road with the seasoned officer.
The Kerikeri Players group has merged with the two-year-old Kerikeri Little Theatre Company to form the Kerikeri Theatre Company.
Community committee calls for environmental impact assessment before Resource Consent is considered for marina.
A new proposal has identified two areas in the Bay of Islands as potential no-take marine reserves.
The St John Ambulance donation box from the Opua General Store was taken on Saturday evening.
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.
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.
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.
Epilepsy assist dog Buddy is the first of his kind in Northland and is playing a vital role in the life of Bronwyn Ansell.
Pupils from Kaeo Primary visited Matauri Bay to see what kind of sea life lived in their home patch.
Aversion training will mean West Highland white terrier Pluto-Louis will learn to avoid kiwi.
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.
A team headed by Kerikeri sculptor Chris Booth has reconstructed the Te Araroa Cairn.
Up to $30,000 is available twice yearly for economy-boosting projects in Top Energy's revamped business awards.
Work to protect the Stone Store and Kemp House in a flood event is set to begin.
Northland has a new $150,000 flight training device- Helimed 4.
Walk Hokianga is back on the shelves after what was a long wait for some.
An increase in dishonesty crimes saw the North buck national crime trends.
A small newspaper clipping about the auctioning in Australia of a medal raised an alert for Hugh Rihari.
An additive-free five day trial undertaken at Kerikeri Kindergarten had noticeable results, head teacher says.
Bay of Islands hapu Ngati Rehia has decided to participate in the election process to determine the board of Tuhoronuku, despite co-founding the group that opposes it.
A pioneering effort by the community at Russell has kiwi population numbers soaring on the Bay of Islands peninsula.
A Tikipunga woman appeared in Kaikohe District Court on March 21 facing serious dishonesty charges.
Actor Troy Kingi is hitting the screen again, this time in a movie called The Kick.
Skilled weaver, Tiwai Rawiri, has come home with a basketful of knowledge.
Puppetmaker Kylie Penn believes she has found a winning formula to help charities nationwide.
It's good news for New Zealand's rarest duck with recent flock counts showing the biggest population since surveys began in 1988.
SH1 will be closed for maintenance work on the Brynderwyn Hills this weekend.
A generous gift from Julian and the late Josie Robertson in 2004 enabled the Kerikeri Civic Trust to reach the local community funding threshold of more than 40 per cent of the capital cost of the Turner Centre at Kerikeri - Te Puawai.
3-year-old Axel was born just two minutes behind his identical twin brother Kyan but he has faced a series of daunting hurdles right from the start.
"Buddha saved my restaurant." So says Nong Wilson, co-owner of Paihia eatery "Amazing Thai".
Parking is no longer allowed on the Heritage Bypass, Kerikeri, because of safety concerns.
Street dancers from Kaikohe, Russell and Kerikeri wowed the judges at the Street Dance New Zealand regional competition at Whangarei.
Kaeo Fuel and Farm has free sand bags available for residents to protect against possible flooding with the approach of Cyclone Lusi, expected to hit the north this afternoon.
Local Residents are forming a group, to act as a focus for issues relating to marina development proposals.
A group of youngsters will attend a Wananga to learn a routine to take to a regional dance competition.
The unusual Quay Tower Golfing Club was so impressed with Kerikeri Golf Course it could be the future base of an annual tournament.
Mahoe Farmhouse Cheese was awarded the Cuisine Champion Artisan Cheese award winner for their Very Old Edam for the third year running.
Submissions made by Northlanders about the preferred shape of their local authorities are now being analysed by the Local Government Commission.
An incident which took place outside Kerikeri Primary School last Friday has prompted Kerikeri police to issue a letter to parents and caregivers through the school's Parent Teacher Association.
Kerikeri's Scott McFarlane was one of the five Northland artists selected for a World War I Centenary Programme event.
It's madness. That's how many Opua residents and boat owners perceive Far North Holdings' growth plan for Opua.
Lance O'Sullivan of Kaitaia has vowed to continue working in the Far North as a GP, saying his passion lies here.
Northland is currently sharing the top spot in the country for economic growth according to one report.
Powerboats will be racing through the bay this weekend, putting endangered dolphins at risk.
Kelsey Stokes' dream of becoming a ballerina has come true - she is now a corps de ballet member of the Australian Ballet Company.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?