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'A constant issue': Students' safety around school bus stops questioned
The welfare of young pedestrians is one of many safety issues on Whangārei Heads Rd.
Ngawha prisoner got outside unit before climbing on roof
The prisoner was on a short-term transfer for a court appearance.
'Needless, mindless vandalism': Young teen girls smash 19 showroom cars
'Their baby faces were looking back at me.'
Whangārei police maintain city is safe despite growing number of assaults
Police indicated the number of assaults - among other offences - is expected to fluctuate.
Families turn to food parcels as incomes 'just far too low'
Children are no longer going hungry at school, however, due to a Government initiative.
Guide dog puppy Roxy says goodbye to Whangārei District Council meetings
Roxy has been attending meetings with her foster dad, the councillor for Whangārei Heads.
Operation Cobalt: Northland police searches lag behind other districts
The operation, designed to target gang activity, has still resulted in over 1000 charges.
'Poorly planned and executed': Police unjustified in using firearm, taser in busy car park
The arrest attempt was 'poorly planned and executed', the IPCA said.
Lotto shop robbed, reportedly by person with tomahawk
Social media users reported the offender had a tomahawk.
Whangārei courthouse a 'powder keg': lawyer calls for inquiry into assault
Small spaces and blind spots in the building create security issues, one lawyer says.
Lawyers fear for their safety after 'shocking' court lift attack
A 36-year-old travel agent is charged with injuring with intent to injure over the assault
Family lawyer in hospital after courthouse assault
Police, ambulance, and fire appliances can be seen outside the courthouse on Bank St.
Trapped for nine hours: Man dies after being pinned under a tractor
The man was freed by volunteer firefighters, but later died.
Far North police seize 16 guns, drugs and $50k in stolen property
Nine people arrested during searches face 57 charges between them.
Police investigating commercial burglary in Tikipunga
Despite social media reports of a ram raid, police confirmed this was not the case.
Accused referred to Youth Aid over assault that caused life-threatening injuries
The victim is still in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
'Still a lot of crime going on': Residents concerned after failed police station opening trial
Residents in Kaikohe and Paihia have been asking for a greater police presence.
'They don't feel safe anymore': Remote community's pursuit for permanent police
Recent crimes in South Hokianga have led locals to start a petition for more police.
Second Northland police officer quits while under investigation
The police officer resigned after a complaint about behaviour towards a potential recruit.
Lower wages but higher rent: Northlanders stung by price hikes
Rents have risen more in Northland than in any other part of the country.
First hint of timeline for possible Brynderwyns reopening revealed
There is now a timeline for the reopening of SH1 from Brynderwyn to Waipū.
Truck blocking SH1 detour now moving; Civil Defence responds to 'muppets' name calling
Traffic was disrupted again on the SH1 light vehicle detour.
Lack of investment blamed for Northland’s roading woes
Northland's roads remain in a fragile state, with the Brynderwyns still closed.
Cyclone Gabrielle: Devastating flooding on Tangiteroria farms
Farmers are starting to clean up as floodwaters recede.
Whangārei to see sun after six months’ worth of rain in six weeks
The amount of rain is equivalent to more than six months' worth in an average year.
Cyclone's floodwaters drive dozens of Whangārei residents to evacuate
Residents in low-lying areas near Whangārei rivers are asked to seek shelter elsewhere.
Northland mayors defend timing of emergency declaration
Whangārei Mayor Vince Cocurullo said the situation was being evaluated hourly.
Cyclone Gabrielle: State of emergency declared in Northland
A precautionary state of emergency has been declared for Northland for seven days.
Rescue teams, army heading into region as Cyclone Gabrielle approaches
Emergency preparations under way across Northland athough cyclone's track still uncertain.
Knuckledusters, knives among items seized at Northland courts
Hundreds of items were also taken from court visitors temporarily.
Family hit by burglary after life-changing cancer diagnosis
The Hughes family were already struggling financially after the diagnosis and treatment.
Thieves dig themselves a hole after stealing digger with GPS tracker attached
Two men will appear in the Whangārei District Court charged with burglary.
Northland state of emergency: What you need to know
Floodwater may be contaminated with sewage, so avoid walking or swimming in it.
Cafe burgled twice in one week amid spate of retail crimes
There have been multiple robberies and burglaries over the last week.
Roaming dogs blamed for 10 cat disappearances in Northland
Residents believe around 10 cats have been victims of roaming dogs in Pataua South.
Friends, family pay tribute after 'unexplained' death of Northland woman
Marsden was found dead on Sunday, after going missing almost a month earlier.