Happy Birthday, copyright issues not withstanding, was the theme tune for Ruth Crossley's 100th birthday gathering in Orewa on Thursday.
A man believed to involved in an axe attack on two Korean fishermen in North Auckland who has been on the run since Easter has been arrested in Taumaranui.
John Harden has lost part of his heart with the sale of his 803 square-metre clifftop home.
The 23-year-old Stanmore Bay mother of one is taking on a challenge that would intimidate any keen cook – 365 different recipes in 365 days.
Police are investigating the discovery of a body below cliffs at Orewa beach.
The urban growth plan is open for public feedback in preparation for up to 30,000 new homes in the Rodney district.
The Wharehine Wellsford Premier rugby team the toast of the town after taking the Northland Southern Districts premiership title.
Andrea Kilday has fought her way into the New Zealand history books by becoming the first Kiwi to win gold at the Pacific Games.
Money donated to help a rescue dog get back on his paws eight years ago is still being used to train life-saving pooches.
With haul out season in full swing young seals are being spotted in bays and around beaches from Omaha to Mahurangi.
Trudi Nelson, 43, media personality and TV3 voice-over specialist, Red Beach.
Daffodil Day celebrates the 25th year of the ANZ Bank's partnership with the Cancer Society.
A coastal trail connecting three regional parks including a bridge spanning the Puhoi River has been proposed.
Ships on the dawn horizon got plenty of attention at Orewa beach early this week.
Northland region rates are being questioned by Mangawhai residents.
Professional dancer Rebecca Nicholson has hung up her Dancing with the Stars shoes for a different challenge.
The popular Western Reserve Skate Park in Orewa has received approval for a grant of $302,000 from Hibiscus and Bays Local Board to re-develop the grounds, but community investment is still needed.
An industrial wasteland could be transformed into a bustling arts hub for North Auckland in just two months.
North Harbour's 12th grade futsal team came runner-up at the Futsal Nationals in Wellington.
Western Pioneers players David Bason and Matt McGahan have been named in North Harbour Rugby's ITM Cup squad.
Liam Maguire of Waitoki bought home silver from the World Taekwondo Federation Australian Open.
A spate of serious and deadly crashes has police warning drivers to take care.
Remote and poorer suburbs from west Auckland to Helensville and Kaukapakapa will benefit from a planned new mobile health service initiative.
A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital after a serious crash in Dairy Flat on Monday.
The release of 40 tiny popokatea or whitehead behind the predator fence on Defence Force land is a milestone for the Shakespear Open Sanctuary.
State Highway One closed for a short time after a serious crash near Warkworth, North Auckland.
Stung by soaring rental prices, the Martin family are among the growing number being forced out of Auckland.
As the Bob Dylan song says, the Times are indeed a-changin'.
Northern Region to celebrate members' success
Beach goers and wildlife could be sharing the beaches more with dogs this summer including on two all year off-leash beaches.