Driver Gary ‘Gaz' Whiter is the form favourite as the annual Cody's D1NZ national drifting championship returns to Whangarei.
Turning on the Christmas lights is how one woman remembers a light of her life extinguished too soon.
An "environmentally conscious and experienced company" has been given an oil and gas exploration permit off Northland's west coast, MP Phil Heatley says.
The man who began a 30-year political career as MP for Whangarei is resigning from Parliament.
St Johns are gearing up for one of their busiest summers to date and expecting a huge influx of visitors and an increase in demand.