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Mike Dinsdale

Mike Dinsdale is Northern Advocate deputy editor

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  • 10 Aug, 2017 12:00pm
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Where to meet the candidates ahead of next month's general election.
  • 10 Aug, 2017 8:00am
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Northland's top spellers have been found for the national final of the NZ Spelling Bee.
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  • 5 Aug, 2017 5:00am
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Dog attacks on stock in Whangarei disturb authorities and landowners.
  • 3 Aug, 2017 11:00am
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Auckland man fined for fishing in Whangarei marine reserve during fishing contest
  • 3 Aug, 2017 8:00am
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Northland farmer Allan Titford has lost his appeal against the convictions and sentence.
  • 2 Aug, 2017 11:00am
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A video made by Northland youth is encouraging more young people to vote.
  • 27 Jul, 2017 1:30pm
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Two Far North student teachers have been awarded a prestigious Kupe Scholarship
  • 25 Jul, 2017 12:30pm
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At least a dozen police officers have executed search warrants around Kaitaia.
  • 25 Jul, 2017 12:00pm
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Two Kupe Scholars hope their success will inspire other Maori students
  • 25 Jul, 2017 11:00am
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A Far North character's 20,000 books are being sold, with more to come
  • 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 11:00am
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Companies involved in five-year-old building's construction in litigation.
  • 20 Jul, 2017 10:00am
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Petition will urge minister Tolley to take control of 'dysfunctional' local body.
  • 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 Jul, 2017 2:55pm
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Paid parking will replace free parking at Whangarei's Town Basin.
  • 13 Jul, 2017 6:00am
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Showers and wind ease for the weekend.
  • 6 Jul, 2017 5:00am
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Port says it's not chasing America's Cup syndicates but would be delighted to play host.
  • 5 Jul, 2017 6:00am
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Northland will feature heavily in a new international tourism campaign.
  • 30 Jun, 2017 12:11pm
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Man who ran backpackers' lodge preyed on young men by spiking their drinks.
  • 29 Jun, 2017 5:00pm
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Northland high school bands to compete in regional rockquest final
  • 29 Jun, 2017 6:00am
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The Psa-resistant gold kiwfruit has been a boon for Northland's growers.
  • 28 Jun, 2017 8:00am
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Region's strong marine industry and tourist attractions expected to benefit from win.
  • 8 Oct, 2016 6:08pm
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Three incumbent Northland Regional Councillors lost their seats in today's local body elections with former chairman Craig Brown, former Cabinet Minster Dover Samuels and Monty Knight all failing to earn re-election.
  • 17 Aug, 2016 5:00am
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COMMENT: I've certainly met a few mad cows in my time, but from memory I don't think I've ever eaten one.
  • 28 Jul, 2016 5:18pm
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The man accused of carrying out a vicious sexual attack on a woman during her early-morning jog in Whangarei has pleaded guilty to all charges.
  • 10 May, 2016 5:00am
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Affco has been ordered to reinstate a worker at its Moerewa plant it sacked for allegedly writing "scab" on a co-worker's locker.
  • 30 Apr, 2016 11:41am
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A man accused of kidnapping, sexually violating and causing grievous bodily harm to a woman who was jogging in Whangarei has been remanded in custody.