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2 hrs ago | Scoop
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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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
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.
13 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
With extensive flooding in the area, instead of heading to the hospital he was taken to a doctor in Kerikeri.
17 hrs ago | Scoop
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.
21 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard
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.
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.
Flooding has prevented crews restoring power to 22 customers at Paerata Road in Tangiteroria and 13 people at Umuwhawha Rad at Hukerunui.
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.
Northland Police received more than 100 calls to help with fallen trees, flooding and vehicle crashes in last night's storm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 08:49 pm
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