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Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage is considering a court challenge to a proposed peat mining venture in the Far North.
The 21-year-old man is denying responsibility for a fatal head-on crash near Kerikeri this week.
A Whangārei school has set up a trust to raise funds for therapy for its most troubled pupils.
Community groups are accusing the Northland Regional Council of bending over backwards to help avocado growers who've been unlawfully taking water for irrigation.
The first national commemoration of the New Zealand Wars begins with a mass haka at Te Tii Marae at Waitangi this afternoon.
Māori, conservationists and fishing interests are sounding the alarm over plans to dredge the entrance to Whangārei Harbour.
More than 70 people attended a public meeting last night over plans to build New Zealand's biggest chicken farm.
The new mayor of Kaipara is promising to make good on his election promise of a fresh start for the debt-ridden district.
The Northland Regional Council knew a toxic algal bloom was likely at a Far North lake and failed to warn the community, a local farmer says.
The Governor-General has paid tribute to the man who saved the Waitangi Treaty Grounds for the nation. Audio
The opening of the Toi Ngāpuhi art exhibition in Whangarei has drawn collectors from as far away as America.
Northland's only tertiary arts course must be saved, the region's economic development leader says.
Northland council leaders are urging the government not to shelve plans for a four-lane highway from Whangarei to Warkworth.
A report by Refining New Zealand has shed more light on the Marsden pipeline rupture that stopped fuel supplies to Auckland in September.
A small Northland conservation group has lost its final court battle over the export of swamp kauri.
Fluffy was found on the ground under his nest, possibly thrown out as his parents tried to save the rest of the chicks from overheating.
New Zealand kauri are being listed as a threatened species and could be lost because of public apathy and stupidity, a prominent scientist says.
Whangarei mayor Sheryl Mai is imploring young people in her city to reach out for help if they're feeling suicidal.
An increasingly complex funding system has affected Northtec's ability to offer some courses and is part of the reason for the polytech's funding crisis, its chief executive says.
Northland's economic development agency is warning against plans by the region's polytech to scrap degree courses in art and sports.
Huhana Lyndon says the vandalism might be linked to her recent support for Māori wards in Whangarei District Council.
Conservationists in the very Far North are sounding the alarm over the expansion of the avocado industry and its demands for water.
Two Northland councils have again rejected the option of Māori wards, though neither has any Māori councillors.
Northland timber millers are praising the new government's plans to invest in forestry.
There's elation at Waitangi over New Zealand First's choice to go into government with Labour.