Northland

Reward offered for remote control plane

Missing in action near the Whangarei Falls. Can you help the owner find his cessna style remote control plane?

The owner of a missing remote control plane is offering a reward for its return.

Fire-damaged council pavilion to be rebuilt

Councillor Dave Hookway is keen to see work started on the repair of the fire-damaged Kerikeri Domain Pavilion.

The Far North District Council has decided to rebuild the Kerikeri Domain Pavilion.

HMNZS Manawanui's last visit to Whangarei

A recompression chamber is a hyperbaric treatment chamber used to treat divers suffering from certain diving disorders ...

The HMNZS Manawanui has made her last voyage to Whangarei.

Dog owners claim small win with controversial bylaw

The Waipapa Hall was packed with more than 120 people to hear the proposed dog control bylaw discussed.

 Far North dog owners will have their feedback heard over a controversial dog control bylaw.

Kerikeri High School concert band celebrates

The Kerikeri High School Concert Band, with conductor David Lawless.

The Kerikeri High School concert band are celebrating claiming a silver standard at the National Concert Band Festival. 

Whangarei Leader

Irrigation could boost Northland regional economy

Lake Manuwai near Kerikeri was formed in the 1980s to service the area's horticultural industry. A report suggests more ...

Investing in major irrigation projects in the Kaipara and mid-North could create hundreds of jobs.

Taonga is the face of the Northland Hospital Appeal

Taonga Peita  -  the Northland face of  the 2017 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal helps buy much needed items for children with medical complications.

Banker quits to become teacher

She's  the best. That's what Lucy Yovich says about her award-winning teacher Jenny Bassett.

An eight-year old girl reckons her teacher is the best in New Zealand – and she's gone to great lengths to prove it.

Evacuations after gas leak

Police and fire crews were called to a gas leak on Rust Ave in Whangarei.

Buildings were evacuated in central Whangarei after gas main under footpath was struck.

Northern News

International students could bring Northland $30 million

Education New Zealand's Sarah Gauthier, Greg Scott and John Goulter with Northland Inc's Karleen Everitt and Joseph ...

A new education strategy is aiming to bring $30 million a year to the Northland economy within the next ten years.

Mid North Hospice auction needs donations

Hospice Mid-Northland fundraising and awareness manager Adele Woodward with a piece of art donated for their fundraising ...

Hospice Mid-Northland needs donations for its annual fundraising auction.

Roadshow to raise suicide awareness

Kerikeri woman Natalie Blakey is collecting pairs of shoes to form part of a nationwide roadshow to raise awareness ...

More than 500 pairs of shoes are being collected throughout the country to form a visual representation of the Kiwi lives lost to suicide.

Talented Far North youth take to finals

Far North's Got Talent judges Leonie Adams and Esera Saulo, flanked by support crew and youth from Arotahi AIA and Te ...

It's down to the wire as the 16 final acts prepare to shine brighter than ever for the final of Far North's Got Talent at the Te Ahu Centre on August 26.

Dargaville & Districts

Worker run over by own ute

Winching the man out of the forest was the only option, so the Northland Rescue Helicopter was dispatched. (FILE)

Man tried to jump in runaway ute to put on the handbrake before it ran over his pelvis in remote Northland forest.

Peeping principal can still teach

Former Dargaville High School principal  David Bargh.

Convicted lurker "became fixated" with one of his female teachers and was caught on her property three times.

Three people saved from boat

The Coastguard and rescue crews responded to the stricken boat off the coast of Dargaville.

A rescue team saved three people on broken down boat off the coast of Dargaville.

'Crack down on reckless boaties'

Mourners gather at the joint funeral of Sunia "Junior" Ungo'unga and his cousin Alipate Manumu'a at the Otara Tongan ...

OPINION: The joint funeral of two cousins drowned on the Kaipara Bar is a cold reminder of the pain caused to those left behind, especially their seven children.

Bay Chronicle

Changes to dog control bylaw riles residents

Jan Graham says the community should have been more involved during changes to the proposed Dog Control Bylaw. She is ...

Significant changes to the draft dog control bylaw and policy have riled canine owners throughout the Bay of Islands.

America's Cup to visit Kerikeri

Emirates Team New Zealand's Chris Hornell from Opua and Team New Zealand chief executive Grant Dalton.

Kerikeri will host the America's Cup in October.

Talented Far North youth take to finals

Far North's Got Talent judges Leonie Adams and Esera Saulo, flanked by support crew and youth from Arotahi AIA and Te ...

It's down to the wire as the 16 final acts prepare to shine brighter than ever for the final of Far North's Got Talent at the Te Ahu Centre on August 26.

Te Tai Tokerau could get two for one - Hone Harawira

Incumbent Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis.

Te Tai Tokerau could have two MPs in Parliament says Mana Party leader Hone Harawira.

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