Serious assault on a Corrections officer at Ngawha Prison is a sign of increased violence.
Rare deep water lancet fish washed up on Northland's Baylys Beach
Safety warning after plane crash south of Dargaville killed two men
Kaitaia man jailed for four years six months for manslaughter of four-week-old daughter
Previous winners include Princess Di, Nelson Mandela and Florence Nightingale.
Northland storm: Some roads still closed after slips and flooding cause major damage
Kauri tree felled at Whangārei Hospital by cheeky vandal during storm.
Affco pleaded guilty to the charge laid by Worksafe after a worker was badly burned.
Pigs blamed for spread - turning forests into giant pigsties.
Woman dies on Northland beach while trying to save her child
With no rain in sight, blunt message is: "Save any water you can."