Wet weather in Northland is making the roads hazardous and police urge motorists to take care.
Police sting on Headhunters gang nets over $17m in cash, drugs and assets.
Mutual respect and the phrase "yes dear" are crucial ingredients in a love story spanning more than 60 years.
Music, socialising and a wisecracking MC - not what the average job interview is made of.
Police catch three men after reports of gunfire sent Whangarei into lockdown.
A long wait for a taxi after a night of drinking encourages disorderly behaviour, bar managers say.
The kiwi population around Whangarei Heads is booming, but more of the birds are winding up as road kill.
A new oncology facility at Whangarei Hospital is part of a wider plan to keep pace with growing cancer rates.
A conversation in a rest home corridor resulted in two friends reuniting after more than six decades apart.
A trip to the tip was the first step in a project that aims to make heavy drinkers reconsider their habits.
Tank is living a playful dog's worst nightmare all because of his allergy to grass.
A couple who ditched creature comforts to live at sea are planning a TV series "like Grand Designs for boats".
More people are tapping into the sunny north's power by "going solar", but is it the solid investment they say it is?
Northland Regional Council is using sex as a weapon in the fight against the guava moth.
It may not be everybody's idea of a dream job, but funeral directors will certainly never be out of work.
Whangarei man who died in an attack on Sunday was killed by a severe blow to the head.
Michael Patrick Griffin, 56, was killed by a severe blunt force to the head in an unprovoked attack at his house.
A logging truck has crashed and rolled near Whangarei trapping a person inside.
Kind-hearted vets and nurses have spared a young boy more grief by saving the life of his puppy.
A baby has suffered a concussion after her mother fell on slippery inner-city pavers.
Vehement community opposition has seen the council scrap a bylaw that would have restricted horse riding on beaches.
A 50-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow for a kidnapping in Whangarei last month.
A councillor has spoken out candidly about his smoking addiction in an attempt to get a Smokefree 2025 vision taken seriously.
Doctor Vicky Bruce-Miller has rowed Cook Strait, smashing the current record and raising nearly $3000 for a patient.
A businessman with a passion for Whangarei has amassed a remarkable collection of images documenting its history.
Rueben Leslie's life will be a little bit easier from next week, as locals pitch in to make his house safer and more accessible.
Our increasingly cashless society is causing a headache for bucket-shaking charities.
A woman kidnapped at knifepoint in Whangarei has emerged from her ordeal shaken but unhurt.
Despite 18 hospital admissions in two years, 10-year-old Katie Reed remains positive in the face of illness.
The brother of a Northland woman who was killed by her partner is stepping up as the region's first White Ribbon ambassador.
A man who had been dating his boss' daughter was found to be unjustifiably fired from his job.
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.
Taggers are taking to the streets of Whangarei and causing a headache for the council with their nozzle-happy ways.
More than 400 offenders are quietly righting their wrongs in the Whangarei community.
A family is being torn apart in its bid to give a 6-year-old medicinal cannabis.
A Whangarei institution is in danger of being consigned to history.
It's not everyday one of the country's leading scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs comes to town.
Mylie George, 36, chief executive Vintage Mafia, communications and event contractor.
Stephen Clarke has spent his life living in Whangarei and reckons the beaches are hard to beat.
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.
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.
Whangarei is home to the country's first fast-charge station for electric vehicles.
The introduction of ultra-fast broadband at Manaia View School has cut truancy rates, principal says.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?