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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.
Whangarei's Citizens Advice Bureau says desperate people are missing out on entitlements.
Thirty years on, a company growing trees on marginal Māori land has made $73m in profit and paid back a government loan with interest. Audio
Two trustees of a Māori-owned forest in the Far North have been charged with a million-dollar fraud.
He Korowai Trust in the Far North, which has been housing the homeless, has won a $2 million grant to set up the Sweet-As Academy to teach trades to people who have not had formal education.
Kaipara District Councillors are stunned by the sudden resignation of the mayor Greg Gent, who was a year into his first term.
Research into kauri die-back is now at the point where decisions can be made about treating sick kauri in state forests, the scientist leading the research says.
It was once a thriving town where almost everyone had a steady job.
Local Māori and conservationists have claimed the right to access a Northland river today - by driving though the middle of a working dairy farm.
The land around the pipeline break was dug over two to three years ago, neighbours say.
Crews have been working around the clock for four days to fix the ruptured major fuel pipeline - but the repair job is too hazardous to be rushed, Refining NZ says.
Northland ratepayers should not have to foot the bill for an appeal against a High Court decision over unlawful rates, a former Far North politician says.
The new owners of a Far North campground have pulled out of an agreement to lease a beachfront reserve, after a peaceful protest by locals.
The tussle for Te Tai Tokerau this election has two old rivals shaping up for the seat: Mana's Hone Harawira versus Labour's Kelvin Davis.