Erana Paraone and  Wiremu Keretene challenged their local Coin Save in Kawakawa.

Northland couple take action to stop meth pipe sale at shops

Erana Paraone and her partner Wiremu Keretene challenged their local Coin Save in Kawakawa last week over the pipes in their display cases.

The Counties Manukau DHB says there's been a "progressive increase" in the amount of time patients stay at Middlemore.

Auckland, Northland hospital computer systems within minutes of failing - report

This followed a power cut at Middlemore Hospital on an unspecified date in Sept 2018.

Patterson shot two women dead and injured a third man two weeks ago, and now a 61-year-old is facing charges.

Former soldier who supplied military style weapons to Whangārei double-murderer sentenced to home detention

Michael Hayes was handed his sentence in the Whangārei District Court today.

Northland man fined for unlicensed home renovations

Daniel Reynolds was ordered to pay $1000 to the homeowner for emotional harm.

Northland MP Matt King says some Housing NZ tenants are living in fear of their neighbours.

'Aspects of Once Were Warriors' - small number of Housing NZ tenants in Northland terrorising their neighbours, MP says

Matt King said a small percentage of Housing NZ tenants are causing mayhem, with anti-social behaviour, violence, vandalism, drug dealing and 24-hour parties.


Drug dealing and fighting leaves some Northland residents living in fear of their state house neighbours

Residents are calling on Housing NZ to evict troublemakers - while 328 other families remain on the waiting list for social housing.

Urgent action is being called for over kauri dieback disease in Northland’s Waipoua Forest.

Northland's mighty Tāne Mahuta could be dead within months, scientist warns

Urgent action is being called for over the kauri dieback disease.


Northland sharemilker filmed striking cows loses job, home

Footage of the man hitting the animals on the legs with a metal bar went viral last week.

Tane Mahuta, the lord of the forest: one of the largest Kauri trees in Waipoua Kauri forest in New Zealand.

Kauri dieback in Waipoua Forest a 'tragedy' - scientist

New Zealand's largest kauri - Tāne Mahuta - could be infected within a year.


Northland farm in spotlight again over allegations of mutilated cattle

Investigators say they found a nightmarish scene at a farm at the centre of animal abuse allegations.

Senior Constable Dion Masters talks about the pursuit at Shipwreck Bay.

Watch: Cop pursues wanted man during 'slowest pursuit' over rocks at Far North beach

Senior Constable Dion Masters says he's been copping a fair bit of flak from his colleagues after the incident in which the suspect got away - and he got a flat tyre.

Surfer footprints on sandy beach with green waves breaking at Wainui Beach, Gisborne, New Zealand

Man dies following 'water incident' at Far North beach

The death at Spirits Bay will be referred to the Coroner.

Northland iwi Ngāti Kuri has revealed its plans to build the $1.2 million dollar fence just south of Cape Reinga.

Iwi to build predator-free fence from coast-to-coast

Northland iwi Ngāti Kuri has revealed its plans to build the $1.2 million fence just south of Cape Reinga.

Woman dead after car flips in Northland crash

Emergency services were called to the crash in the town of Maungaturoto at 1:25pm today.


Twenty-two people arrested including some patched gang members in operation targeting methamphetamine in Northland

Police say those arrested will appear in court on a range of drug charges and other charges.

Video: Huge tomo creates 1.8m wide hole in road near Waihi

The hole, discovered on Trig Road South near the Mathers Road intersection, extends four to five metres under the road.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

One person dead after car collides with truck on SH1 in Northland

The incident occurred near Waipu shortly before 9am today.

Woman finds bag of meth in Whangārei Hospital children's ward

'What kind of people take P into a children's ward in a hospital?' her partner asks.

MetService's thunderstorm outlook for Monday June 18, with a rain radar image from about 9.10am.

Taranaki, Auckland, BOP in firing line as thunderstorms move across the North Island from the west today

MetService warns a "small coastal tornado" is even possible in Taranaki.

Police emergency scene

One dead after two-car crash on State Highway One in Northland

Anyone who witnessed the crash near Otaika is asked to contact police.

Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest update.

Get ready for a drenching: Heavy rain, strong winds set to buffet upper North Island including Auckland

A severe weather warning is also in place for Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Bay of Plenty.

Chickens in indoor barn (file picture).

Tegel 'treat us like we don't exist' - Northland marae

Tegel are holding a hui in Auckland tonight to discuss their plans, but Kapehu Marae says they were not told about the meeting.

Since returning from his 10-day voyage, Luke Dayberg has gone on to become Kamo High School’s head boy.

Northland teen's 10-day Spirit of Adventure voyage takes him from 'quiet Maori student' to head boy

Luke Dayberg says he wouldn't have had the confidence to apply for a leadership role if it wasn't for the voyage.

Many areas have been left awash.

Flooding in Northland after heavy deluge

The rainfall was said to be relentless.

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