Northland

Group of doctors in a hurry down the hospital hallway for emergency

Crushed Whangārei mum pleads for meningococcal vaccine after daughter's death

Rowshae Albert's daughter, Alexis, came home from school four months ago complaining of a headache. But it was something far more sinister.

Firefighters battling huge scrub fire in the Far North

There are no reports of injuries or mention of any threats to properties.

Carter Holt Harvey reprimanded in court over incident that saw worker injured by machine

The worker was carrying out maintenance work on what was believed to be a safely secured machine in 2016.

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Engineers are now drilling into the planned route.

Rail corridor from Whangārei to Marsden Point gets underway

KiwiRail says 30,000 sleepers will be installed and 1.6 million cubic metres of ground will need to be dug out.

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DOC’s Clinton Duffy spoke to Breakfast this morning about the increased sightings of the predators in New Zealand waters.

'Get out of the water as quickly and quietly as you can' - what to do if you encounter a shark in the water this summer

A surfer escaped with their life after an incident in Northland - can we expect more attacks this summer?

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The tenants say they're getting sick and Land Information NZ isn't living up to government standards.

'This house fails' - Whangārei family say they're unable to get Govt to fix mouldy home

Tenant Dorothy Rollo's five children are all asthmatic and she suffers from respiratory disease.

The affected area begins north of Hokianga Harbour and extends down to Pouto in Kaipara.

Sewage spill at Kawakawa Hospital sparks shellfish warning for area

The public are be advised not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Kawakawa River/lower Waikare area.

A 25 year-old Whangarei man remains in hospital after a shark attacked him while surfing last night.

Police release new information on yesterday's Northland shark attack

The 25-year-old was able to paddle back to shore despite bites to his arm and hand.

Shark bite to man's surfboard at Baylys Beach.

Man seriously injured in shark attack at Northland beach

He's been flown to Whangarei Hospital for treatment.

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The Prime Minister stood and watched the boys’ performance.

Youth perform passionate haka for Jacinda Ardern after hospital funding boost

The Prime Minister stood and watched the boys’ performance.

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A group of locals in the Far North believe so and are petitioning the government for a change in rules.

Far North locals blaming commercial fishing for dwindling fish stock, call for changes

Karikari Peninsula residents are petitioning the Government for a change in the rules but are also having confrontations on the water.

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One person dead after early-morning Northland crash

Emergency services were called to the scene near Umawera about 2:30am.

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Pam Armstrong of Staynative came up with the idea in Northland and Marlene Leuluai is one of the hosts.

Māori enterprise 'Staynative' helps whānau become hosts to tourists

Te Karere visited a whānau in the remote Northland settlement of Whangaruru.

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It's a disastrous start to the school holidays for the small town in Northland.

Watch: Three of Waipu's main retail businesses destroyed by fire

It's a disastrous start to the school holidays for the small town in Northland.

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Two teens, 15 and 17, charged after robbery and assault of elderly man in Kerikeri

The 82-year-old's stolen car was recovered in a police pursuit this morning.

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Weekend's most read: Pregnant women refusing prenatal care after children taken by social services

More than 6000 children are in the care of Oranga Tamaraki – a 22 per cent increase from six years ago.

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Homicide investigation launched after man fatally stabbed in Northland's Moerewa

Police say a 57-year-old man died at the scene last night.

Electrocution deaths of 11 cows on Northland farm prompts safety warning

They were killed on a Dargaville farm this week after a fallen power service line sagged onto a live 400-volt line.

The Department of Conservation has been trying to rescue an adult humpback whale which became entangled in ropes near Cape Brett, Northland.

DOC rescuers, helicopter unable to find whale tangled in rope in Bay of Islands

The department sent out whale entanglement response teams and a helicopter this morning.

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Student rushed to hospital after suffering injuries at Whangārei school

The incident occurred at Excellere College in Kamo.

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a child.

Police launch homicide investigation after two-year-old dies north of Auckland

A man appeared in North Shore District Court today over the incident.

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Miss Hope was dealt a devastating health blow recently and her students wanted her to know how much they care.

Meet the Northland primary school teacher helping champion the environment while battling motor neuron disease

Ngunguru School's Lauren Hope is the brains behind the school's unique "Earth Ed" programme.

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