Lindy Laird is a reporter for the Northern Advocate
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Hundertwasser job: The arts building and building the arts
Kathleen Drumm - from Toronto International Film Festival to Whangārei's Hundertwasser.
Kaipara catchment first for Govt $12m waterways fund
Kaipara Harbour catchment will be first to tap into new $12 million clean waterways fund.
Salvation Army terminates family's emergency housing contract
Work and Income pays for family in motel after Salvation Army evicts them.
Principal shocked by police P raid, arrests at her house
Waipu School principal explains to the community after P and stolen goods found at house
Meningococcal outbreak: At the frontline of a mass vaccination
First it rained and then the sun blazed as many hundreds waited for the MenW vaccination
Great white sharks - what's luring them to Northland?
Lindy Laird looks at two rare dramas on Northland's Ripiro Beach this year.
Stranded whale too weak to be saved, to be killed today
The surviving humpback whale of two stranded on Ripiro Beach will be euthanised today.
PM announces $46m development package for Northland
The PM in Northland today to announce $46 million for regional development.