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Mike Dinsdale

Mike Dinsdale is Northern Advocate deputy editor


  • 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.