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A resthome worker ordered to leave the country is exactly the sort of immigrant New Zealand needs to keep, Far North mayor John Carter says. Audio
Northland Regional Council is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding today with a Chinese state-owned enterprise on the hunt for investment opportunities.
A lack of funding to deal with violent children is also hurting children with disabilities, the Northland Principals' Federation says.
The walking track to Northland's famous kauri tree is closed to tourists this week while DOC installs more protection for the forest giant.
Traumatised and drug-affected children may be suspended by Northland schools until they get more funding to properly support them.
A group of Māori and Pākehā grandmothers want conservation orders placed on 38 rivers on the South Island's West Coast.
Far North residents want to block the lease of a public Karikari Peninsula reserve to a Chinese developer.
Police are defending their handling of a youth crime spree in Kaikohe at the weekend, but locals say serious changes are needed. Video
A New Zealand authority on climate change says the storm afflicting the north of the country is typical of worldwide weather patterns.
A Northland conservation group will go to the Court of Appeal in a bid to stop the export of swamp kauri.
Northland MP Winston Peters is sceptical about the government's plan to upgrade a Northland highway at a cost of up to $500 million.
If you don't know your toheroa from your tuatua you're risking a $500 fine, Northland fisheries officers are warning.
Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai is appealing for people to make sure the Hundertwasser art gallery project meets its funding deadline. Video
A conservation group argued kauri was exported under the guise it was a table top or carved log, then milled overseas.
A Northland dairy owner held up nine times in 13 years is in despair over the sentence handed down for a robbery that he says could have killed him.
Half of the young men admitted to Whangarei hospital's mental health unit are methamphetamine users, a psychiatrist says.
Elders of the Waitangi marae have asked for a meeting with the trust that runs the Treaty grounds, to look at moving the Waitangi Day pōwhiri for the Crown.
Protest marchers at Waitangi have accused iwi leaders and the government of failing to act against the scourge of methamphetamine. Video
The pregnant wife of a crab fisherman who drowned in Northland was waiting on the beach as his body was brought to shore.
Northland's Regional Council is making big changes to the way it operates, sparking a warning that it may be seen as doing business behind closed doors.
Plans for a new pulp and timber mill in the Far North town of Kaikohe have been killed, the angry mayor says.
The Māori custodians of Porotī Springs say they have been treated with contempt for years, by local councils and the Environment Court.
A seismologist says there was no need for anyone to flee to higher ground after the Kaikoura earthquake.
A study of people taking anti-psychotic drugs has found most try to stop and don't have the support to do so safely.
The New Zealand College of GPs would welcome a move to make CT scans more routine for rugby players with head injuries, it says.