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Kristin Edge

Kristin Edge is a reporter for the Northern Advocate


  • 29 Sep, 2017 5:00am
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Police are appealing for sightings of car that may have been involved in a fatal crash.
  • 6 Nov, 2016 6:12pm
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A wanted man who police claim has been meeting up with women for dates through social media sites and mobile phone apps gave himself up today.
  • 10 Aug, 2016 8:41am
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There have been nearly 10 burglary victims a day across Northland. Latest crime statistics show the number of "victimisations" for
  • 9 Aug, 2016 12:25pm
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When a ball came flying past, her netball instincts kicked in and sevens player tried to catch it - and ended up in the sinbin.
  • 5 Aug, 2016 8:00am
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A wanted man who was also disqualified from driving was spotted behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle and then led officers on a pursuit
  • 13 Jul, 2016 8:48am
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A police pursuit in Northland involving a van which ended with a splash into a river could have easily been an episode out of American television series The Dukes of Hazzard.
  • 11 May, 2016 5:00am
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When Blake Raven saw an emu wandering the streets of Mangawhai yesterday, he thought it was pretty random.

Cops slam 'stupid' drivers

  • 21 Apr, 2016 8:33am
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An act of "absolute stupidity and dangerous driving" by a fleeing motorist put innocent lives at risk, Northland's top traffic officer says.

Readers help victims of pitbull attack

  • 19 Apr, 2016 8:30am
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An American pitbull dog responsible for the attack on an elderly man and his dog in Kaikohe has been handed over to authorities and is likely to be destroyed.
  • 18 Apr, 2016 8:00am
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As 92-year-old Jim Morgan lay on the ground trying to fight off the stray dog attacking him, all he could think of was protecting his best mate, Sandy.

Workplace drug rise

  • 21 Mar, 2016 8:44am
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  • 18 Mar, 2016 9:30am
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A motorist stopped for a breath test took off with a Whangarei policeman hanging out the window for 300 metres after the officer tried to take the keys from the vehicle, police say.
  • 14 Mar, 2016 5:00am
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A teen mother of twins cried out "I love you" to family members as she left the courtroom to start a three-year jail sentence for dealing $30,000 worth of meth.