Despite 18 hospital admissions in two years, 10-year-old Katie Reed remains positive in the face of illness.
A man who had been dating his boss' daughter was found to be unjustifiably fired from his job.
The brother of a Northland woman who was killed by her partner is stepping up as the region's first White Ribbon ambassador.
Taggers are taking to the streets of Whangarei and causing a headache for the council with their nozzle-happy ways.
Police arrest man who led a high-speed car chase through Whangarei with a child in his car.
Boy's heartache over his mum's death is made worse by loss of a puppy - his last gift from her.
A family is being torn apart in its bid to give a 6-year-old medicinal cannabis.
More than 400 offenders are quietly righting their wrongs in the Whangarei community.
It's not everyday one of the country's leading scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs comes to town.
A Whangarei institution is in danger of being consigned to history.
Mylie George, 36, chief executive Vintage Mafia, communications and event contractor.
Age Concern's Abuse and Neglect Prevention services receive more than 2000 referrals each year, but the organisation's local social worker says the abuse looks different to how many people imagine.
Stephen Clarke has spent his life living in Whangarei and reckons the beaches are hard to beat.
Authorities are cracking down on nuisance behaviour in the CBD, but cycling enthusiasts say the move is "backwards" and want to see a more vibrant city centre.
Jenny Peterson gives $100 a week to two people out of work because of illness. She wants this situation to highlight how desperate things get for people who lose their jobs.
A resident alerted police after finding a body in a stream in an ordinarily peaceful neighbourhood.
Tikipunga resident Denis Poulson has been forced to pull out some of his swan plants after an overwhelming invasion of monarch caterpillars.
A new support group for young people questioning their sexual identity is being piloted in Whangarei.
Following in his father's philanthropic footsteps, Billy Younger has raised $1125 for his school through a sponsored 10-kilometre walk around Whangarei.
Two Cook Islands medical professionals on sabbatical at Whangarei Hospital say their only complaint is they would like to stay longer.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?