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.
Lance O'Sullivan of Kaitaia has vowed to continue working in the Far North as a GP, saying his passion lies here.
It's madness. That's how many Opua residents and boat owners perceive Far North Holdings' growth plan for Opua.
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.
A week of damp and gloom gave way to sun at the 2014 Ocean & Orchard Wine & Food Festival in Kerikeri on Saturday.
Betty Chapman's work with cats at Paihia has earned her one of six prestigious New Zealand Companion Animal Council awards.
Those strongly opposed to expanding Opua's marina say they are unhappy with their quality of life being degraded through pollution by visitors.
Kelsey Stokes' dream of becoming a ballerina has come true - she is now a corps de ballet member of the Australian Ballet Company.
A 19ft sail boat is up for auction to raise funds for R Tucker Thompson's youth development voyages.
A proposed roundabout at the Waipapa intersection does not rank high enough on a national basis to receive funding.
Fears that local boards will be toothless have prompted Northland Regional Council's Dover Samuels, Joe Carr and Dennis Bowman to oppose their own council's submission on local government reorganisation.
A 26-year-old was arrested after leading police on a three-hour chase, while another driver is still on the loose.
The Turner Centre is not financially sustainable with its current revenue base and lack of resources, The Centre at Kerikeri board says in its business plan.
Expect anything goes when it comes to the Wearable Arts competition, a drawcard at this weekend's Ocean & Orchard Festival being held on the domain.
Who is Susan Christina Jane Brown? And does she know her name is inscribed inside the ship's bell that hangs beside the porch of a historic Kerikeri church?
A 2.7 per cent rates rise is a key element of the Far North District Council's newly adopted draft Annual Plan, adopted on Friday.
The Edible Kerikeri initiative aims to turn the town into a produce paradise with free fruit and vegetables for everyone.
Voting for The ITM Fishing Show as the "best show on the box" opens tomorrow.
A pair of loved-up quail and their young are on the hunt for a new home out of harm's way.
Kerikeri's arts community was spared the axe during NorthTec's review of its art courses at its Te Taitokerau campuses last year.
People in the urban Opua area, who complained they were not adequately informed about a controversial moorings strategy, were able to attend one of two open days this week.
Offshore powerboat racing is coming to the Bay of Islands again on March 1, offering a spectacle as boats thunder across the water at high speed.
They came on horses and bicycles, they walked, ran, danced and drove an electric car to take their renewable energy message to Waitangi.
Thousands of people have looked at a ship's bell mounted outside an historic Kerikeri church without knowing the bell's secret.
Waitangi Day 2014 celebrations kick off at the treaty grounds today with the Waitangi Has Talent competition from noon.
A motor bike rider fleeing from Kerikeri police faces a raft of charges.
The first grapes to be picked in New Zealand for the 2014 vintage come from Omata Estate in Russell.
Maureen Chappell worked her last day at the Kerikeri Police Station on Friday, notching up 29 years and nine months with Northland police.
Greg Jackson bought his Pakaraka property seven years ago but didn't realise the lines supplying power to his house were not part of the Top Energy network.
After 20 pest-free months, a rat was sighted on Urupukpuka island, the largest of the Project Island Song Islands.
People in the Far North have less than a month to share their views on the future shape of local government.
There's just a day remaining for people to have their say on the fate of 142 redwood trees in Kerikeri.
Three gravestones were toppled and broken in what was a "sad" attack on the oldest church in New Zealand.
Mike Sabin's move to punish parents for their children's crimes has been described online as medieval and a breach of civil rights.
Organisers of the Ngapuhi Festival expect more than 40,000 people to attend this weekend's two-day event at Kaikohe.
Samantha Minny has a law degree but she's chosen baking and business as her career path.
A rare three-year arts and boarding scholarship has been awarded to 15-year-old Kerikeri flautist Bree McBain by Auckland's Diocesan College for Girls.
Bill Bayliss was killed on Saturday morning when a car travelling along Kapiro Rd was in a collision with his bicycle.
The message "It's not OK to hurt our children" is loud and clear in Kaeo with the new community developed billboard placed on the Kaeo police station.
A five-year dispute between tourism operators and the Maori owners of Motu Kokako (Piercy Island) has come to a head, with protest action under way.
A stronger police presence in Paihia over the summer season is paying dividends, business association spokesman Chester Rendell says.
One of the featured artists at Kaan Zamaan's summer showcase will deliver a presentation January 23 to highlight key works in his nearly four decade career as an internationally respected artist.
A hikoi between Cape Reinga and Ahipara is under way, to promote New Zealand's Trail - Te Araroa - as an alternative school for at-risk youth.
Spanish sports enthusiasts visited the carved ki-o-rahi park at Waitangi to learn more about New Zealand's traditional ball game and the possibilities of exchanges between the two countries.
The Kerikeri Cruising Club Dinghy Race was on the water once more on Sunday with 28 entrants aged from 10 to 85.
The paddocks are filled with the sound of bleating at Te Waimate Mission - with the sheep now at home in one of the neighbouring paddocks of the historic building.
It's been a labour of love for the manager of the Ohaeawai Community Preschool and Early Learning Centre.
Stories of a tortoise "living wild" in the Bay of Islands might not be so far fetched, says one Auckland family with roots in the north.