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2 hrs ago | Scoop

Seafood Industry Strongly Opposed to CRP Mining Application

The seafood industry strongly opposes Chatham Rock Phosphate's application to mine the Chatham Rise, saying it will have "significant and irreversible adverse effects on the marine environment."

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6 hrs ago | Scoop

Wind, more rain, flooding expected in North today

A sting in the tale of the storm that has plagued Northlanders for several days is likely to bring strong winds, more heavy rain and more flooding, the Met Service is warning.

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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Man dies after ice, drink game

A man suffered a heart attack and died after a heavy drinking session during which he had a bucket of ice poured over his head as part of a social media game.

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13 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Close call for Axel

With extensive flooding in the area, instead of heading to the hospital he was taken to a doctor in Kerikeri.

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17 hrs ago | Scoop

$10,000 Donation of Toys, Equipment to Child Health Centre

Staff at Whangarei Hospital's Child Health Centre were in for a lot of fun today as they opened boxes containing $10,000 worth of brand new donated toys and equipment to benefit the children of Northland.

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21 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Navy: That mine is ours

It is not so much a case of asking for their ball back, but the navy have rung the police to ask for their mine back.

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21 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Get set for more wind, rain

The region has been pounded by strong winds and heavy rain in the last couple of days and the MetService is warning the foul weather will continue for another two days.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

5 things to do this weekend

The unlikely duo's joint tour of random, weird and far-flung venues hits South Auckland tonight, Hora Hora in Whangarei on Friday and Kerikeri on Saturday.

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Scoop

Northpower Storm update #8

Flooding has prevented crews restoring power to 22 customers at Paerata Road in Tangiteroria and 13 people at Umuwhawha Rad at Hukerunui.

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Free Courses Can Kick-start Careers

The courses mostly last for around six months and give students a great start towards a career or further studies, earning them a certificate or national certificate and giving them a range of skills.

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Northland storm - District Command Centre

Northland Police received more than 100 calls to help with fallen trees, flooding and vehicle crashes in last night's storm.

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Worst of weather over, but second night without power looms

The worst of the storm that brought widespread power cuts and surface flooding to Northland appears to have passed, but thousands of people still face the prospect of a second night without power, officials warn.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Winds hammer upper North Island

Two people had a lucky escape from a car stuck in flood water at Titoki, about 30 kilometres west of Whangarei, on Mangakahia Valley Rd. Two people have escaped from a car stuck in flood water in Northland as wild weather continues to hammer the upper North Island.

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The Otago Daily Times

Auckland warned to brace for storm

Residents in northern New Zealand are being warned to expect damage from the powerful storm bearing down on the upper part of the country.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

168kmh wind recorded as storm hits north

An exciting start to the school break for siblings Nathan and Izzy Turner, as a large tree blocks the road outside their home in Ruatangata near Whangarei.

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Scoop

Two Northland High School Students Awarded Rural Exchange

TeenAg participants, Alisha Frost from Kamo High School and Deana Barfoote from Tauraroa Area School have been awarded a fully sponsored student exchange to Nambour State High School, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, by the Whangarei A&P Society.

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A&P Show Stalwart Receives Honor

Malcolm McKerrow, CEO of the Whangarei A&P Society has been recognized by the Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand for his contribution to the Whangarei Agricultural & Pastoral Society and to the wider, national A&P Show movement.

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More heavy winter rain, gale forces winds for Northland

Northlanders are being warned to take care with thunderstorms, heavy rain and gale force winds gusting up to 140kmh forecast for the region from about lunchtime today.

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Stuff.co.nz

Gales to hit Northland, northern Auckland

The heaviest rain and strongest winds were expected to hit Northland, but northern parts of Auckland, the Coromandel Peninsula and eastern Waikato were also expected to get a significant period of heavy rain and severe easterly gales, MetService said.

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Internet Mana Hitting the Road for Change

The Internet MANA Party-On-Tour will be led by Hone Harawira and Laila HarrA©, supported by Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom and local candidates.

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