A new mural depicting the history of the Hokianga, from Pakanae to Omapere was unveiled in Opononi on Saturday.
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.
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.
Farmers along the west coast of Northland are facing dry conditions for the fourth time in five years.
Lance O'Sullivan of Kaitaia has vowed to continue working in the Far North as a GP, saying his passion lies here.
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.
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.
The Kaikohe Economic Development Group is pleased to release figures showing an increase in retail spending in Kaikohe over summer.
Acclaimed New Zealand songstress and actor Annie Crummer is playing at the Horeke Tavern on March 1.
Children at Oromahoe Kindergarten don't know much about the kiwi yet.
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.
It is too early to welcome news about negotiations on the Ngapuhi Treaty of Waitangi settlement this year, says councillor.
A casual question generated a snow storm in Kaikohe - and it's going to be on TV3 tomorrow.
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.
Students at Waima School are excited to hear that past student Te Wiremu Mercer will be travelling to Italy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cristo in May.
The traditional Maori sport ki-o-rahi is heading overseas to several thousand United Kingdom schools.
Ongoing friction within Ngapuhi continues as the tribe moves a step closer to settling 350 Waitangi Treaty claims.
Talent scouts for Australian Rules Football have their eyes on Bay of Islands College students Ben Armstrong and Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas.
Kaikohe Pioneer Village has been given the gift of a new traction engine saving them around $100,000.
A group representing Ngapuhi says it will not be forced into a settlement with the Crown, despite Prime Minister John Key's offer of a cash sweetener to fast-track the process.
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.
Voting for The ITM Fishing Show as the "best show on the box" opens tomorrow. The show, produced in Kerikeri, is the tiddler in a tank of sharks.
Maori are eager to work with joint venture partners to invest in value-added products that will demand premium prices, Federation of Maori Authorities board member Pita Tipene says.
Ironmahue takes flight this summer and with registration set to close, organiser Eljon Fitzgerald says the local community up north is humming.
A motorist travelling through Waima encountered a 70-plus year-old woman, immaculately dressed, hitching a ride to Kaikohe for shopping.
The award-winning Trumps Cafe in Kaikohe is closing its doors after numerous break-ins since it opened three years ago.
A coroner has called for a safety overhaul for young stockcar drivers after a 15-year-old girl died when she crashed during a race.
Maureen Chappell worked her last day at the Kerikeri Police Station on Friday, notching up 29 years and nine months with Northland police.
Tania Korewha of Kaikohe says her cancer has been a blessing in many ways.
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.
People in the Far North have less than a month to share their views on the future shape of local government.
Ohaeawai school will feature on the first Country Calendar programme of the year on February 15.
The Northern Young Farmer of the Year final is to be held in Kaikohe on March 15. The contest was last held in the Bay of Islands 10 years ago, in Kerikeri.
Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are increasingly present, mapping for clients such as mining companies and the NZ Defence Force.
Bill Bayliss was killed on Saturday morning when a car travelling along Kapiro Rd was in a collision with his bicycle.
The damage done to Kaikohe's Wall of Fame mural at Library Square won't be fixed until the community steps up.
New changing rooms are a symbolic victory for the Kaikohe Rugby Club as it looks to regain its dominance in the north.
Mike Sabin's move to punish parents for their children's crimes has been described online as medieval and a breach of civil rights.
Fresh out of university and into the work force, Alexis Chapman, 21, says there are a lot of opportunities for young people in the north to follow her path in improving health for people in the north.
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.
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.
The future of Hokianga's visitor information centre remains unclear as its staff prepare to vacate their current building in March.
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.
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.
Should we raise the retirement age?