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New Zealand First faced protests over its demotion of MP Andrew Williams, with one Auckland electorate committee appearing to threaten to withdraw its support.
Mr Jeremy St Clair Gathercole and Mr Peter Britten Milsom were recipients of the Outstanding Service to the Community Award at the recent Northland Health Sector Awards.
Whangarei A&P Society's annual Agricultural Scholarship is now open. With $7,500 available to assist students with study costs, over a three year period, students choosing to study agriculture next year should be applying for scholarship funding now.
It is back to more routine matters like studies for Aotea Parata, Northland's sole member in the New Zealand Under15 baseball team who returned home to Whangarei last Friday However, the Ngatiwai teenager says he wouldn't change a thing in what has been a transformational year for him.
To mark the beginning of New Zealand Fashion Week today, one new designer will launch her label from Auckland's Sky Tower.
The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told not to greet customers with a traditional "kia ora".
The family of the 53-year-old man who died in a fire in Wanaka, early on Thursday has described his remarkable life as a ''gutsy'', hitchhiking paraplegic.
A Whangarei woman allegedly censured for greeting customers with Kia ora can get in touch with the Human Rights Commission says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy.
The community is being asked to help drive a review designed to ensure Whangarei's public bus service meets the city's needs over the next five to 10 years - including a possible 10 percent increase in ticket prices from mid-2016.
Construction on a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect Whangarei's central business district from damaging floods will be underway in earnest within weeks.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:11 am
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