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Mike Dinsdale

Mike Dinsdale is Northern Advocate deputy editor

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  • 25 Jul, 2017 8:30am
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A Far North motorist is lucky to be alive after he was thrown from his vehicle in a crash
  • 20 Jul, 2017 9:30am
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The Government has been asked to appoint a manager to run the Far North District Council
  • 13 Jan, 2016 8:52am
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It's official, Northland is the hottest place to be in the country, with the region having six of the top 10 highest average annual temperatures in 2015.

$365m refinery unit up and running

  • 18 Dec, 2015 7:30am
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  • 13 Oct, 2015 5:00am
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Officer Richard Soper, 38, is on trial in Whangarei District Court charged with assaulting Wiremu Henare, now aged 18, on August 27 last year. Soper has pleaded not guilty.
  • 11 Jul, 2015 6:00am
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The survival chances of Northland's endangered kiwi populations have been dealt a severe blow with at least seven kiwi killed by a dog, or dogs, near Kerikeri.

Blue tide sweeps Northland

  • 21 Sep, 2014 5:00am
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The blue tide that has ruled over Northland for the past 40 years swept over the region again with National Party retaining the Whangarei and Northland seats.

Heavy early voting points to strong turnout

  • 18 Sep, 2014 4:00pm
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Northlanders seem keen to get their votes in for Saturday's general election with early votes cast across the country more than double for the same period last election.
  • 14 Aug, 2014 8:00am
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'I feel 100 per cent supported and safe,' says Whangarei nurse Donna Collins as she heads to Sierra Leone to join a Red Cross team responding to Ebola.
  • 15 Nov, 2013 8:39am
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Northland is going to be the place to be for the next few days with plenty of sunshine, little wind, plenty of sunshine, no rain and ... plenty of sunshine.