A Northland mother of eight has been sentenced for starving a dog to death.
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.
A joint initiative between the Department of Conservation and the Puketi Forest Trust will allow a substantial expansion of possum control in the forest.
A by-election will be held to fill a vacancy in the North Cape subdivision of Te Hiku Community Board.
The Funky North played a set at an event delivering information about the Kaikohe Youth Action Plan to the community.
A photograph of a New Zealand World War I Medical Corps soldier is just one of several mysterious faces in the Kemp House collection.
Pupils from Kaeo Primary visited Matauri Bay to see what kind of sea life lived in their home patch.
A man who was on the run for over a month is in police custody.
Aversion training will mean West Highland white terrier Pluto-Louis will learn to avoid kiwi.
Seventeen-year-old Danny Kopa has been selected as the northern representative for the New Zealand Mounted Games team to take on Australia.
Northland has a new $150,000 flight training device- Helimed 4.
A big crowd was at the Moria Marae in Whirinaki to welcome Judge Craig Coxhead and his panel from the Waitangi Tribunal.
Rawene residents must reduce water consumption now or face more austere water restrictions.
The Mill Gym, which aims to build self-esteem among Kaikohe's youth, is in desperate need of funding.
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.
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.
Kaitaia doctor Lance O'Sullivan has "a lot more to offer" he says.
Poor eating habits are a real problem for many in the north, nutritionist says.
A 200,000 upgrade at Lindvart Park hockey grounds is underway and new floodlights will be switched on this month.
A large Taipa marijuana growing operation led the way as Northland Police cracked down on cannabis in the north.
Joshua Mitt, 7, swam 1.4km across the Hokianga Harbour in what is now a 20-year tradition for Hokianga kids.
The Ken Rintoul-led political party Focus New Zealand is bringing Dr Oliver Hartwich to Kaikohe to debate New Zealand's centralised government structure.
It's good news for New Zealand's rarest duck with recent flock counts showing the biggest population since surveys began in 1988.
The late Paddy Whiu is one of six New Zealand Police staff who have been honoured for outstanding service and commitment to police.
A model for the development of unproductive Maori land was unveiled on the weekend.
Students at Northland College are keen to reignite chess at their school, after several years in recess.
An urgent hui has been called to elect new leadership of Te Kotahitanga at Parawhenua Marae this week.
Northland Police have posted hundreds of photos of stolen property on its Facebook page to reconnect the items with their owners.
Top Energy has welcomed a decision by the Electricity Authority to review claims being made by electricity retailers about the reasons for their price increases.
About 300 people braved the wet conditions for the opening of the wharekai at Mataitaua Marae.
Despite the best efforts of Cyclone Lusi, the Kaikohe A&P Show carried on.
Street dancers from Kaikohe, Russell and Kerikeri wowed the judges at the Street Dance New Zealand regional competition at Whangarei.
This year's Mangonui Waterfront Festival will coincide with the last day of daylight saving on April 5.
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.
A flap over the flags at a Hokianga Maori Artists exhibition in Auckland has created a successful show and galvanised the community, the gallery's creative director says.
A new mural depicting the history of the Hokianga, from Pakanae to Omapere was unveiled in Opononi on Saturday.
Farmers along the west coast of Northland are facing dry conditions for the fourth time in five years.
Drought conditions mean that level two water restrictions are now in place in Opononi-Omapere, Rawene and Kaitaia.
Te Mirumiru Early Childcare Education Centre has been named the greenest education premises in New Zealand.
Te Pae Aronga Taitamariki will officially launch a Kaikohe youth action plan on March 17, at Northland College, as part of a Kaikohe social sector trial.
AA member Albert P of the Hokianga shares his story, hoping it will inspire at least one person to battle their alcohol demons.
A Far North real estate agent has been found guilty of unsatisfactory conduct, censured and fined $2000.
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.
She's back! Cheerleading phenomenon Grace Hegh is on form again after an horrific fall.
A power plant at Ngawha has been declared safe and continues to generate power after an incident early this morning.
Smoking rates are down in the north, but there's still a long way to go, Karen Windelborn of Te Hauora o te Hiku o te Ika says.
Those strongly opposed to expanding Opua's marina say they are unhappy with their quality of life being degraded through pollution by visitors.
Acclaimed New Zealand songstress and actor Annie Crummer is playing at the Horeke Tavern on March 1.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?