Imran Ali is a reporter for the Northern Advocate
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Youth homelessness rising: Housing and wraparound support needed, experts say
A housing plan specifically for taitamariki in Whangārei is being considered.
New funding aimed at gambling minimisation as Northlanders spend $82,000 a day on pokies
Ngā Manga Puriri welcome new gambling harm minimisation strategy, including funding.
Kaitaia physiotherapist claiming more than $478k in compensation
A second Northlander is claiming wall panels are faulty and is seeking compensation.
Top four teams battle it out on Saturday for a place in the final
Ngāti Hine Moerewa United Kawakawa prems side in the final for the first time.
Departing health boss reflects on his 11 years at the top of Northland DHB
GP crisis among Dr Nick Chamberlain's biggest disappointments at Northland DHB.
What's the hold-up? The cause of the Loop Rd delays revealed
NZTA contractor to remedy road surface on Loop Rd project at own expense.
Five teams in with a chance as the last round of games remain
Hora Hora and Mid Northern a safe bet to feature in the prems rugby semis.
Golden oldies game is among centennial celebration for OBM
OBM planning centennial celebration on Matariki long weekend.
Whangārei ready for this weekend's Pacific Four Series games
Excitement is at fever pitch ahead of the Pacific Four Series rugby matches.
Northlanders coach top netball teams to the ANZ Premiership finals
Yvette McCausland-Durie and Kiri Wills proud of their Northland heritage.
Loss of community outreach initiatives major reason Dr Mathieson left Mahitahi
Former Manaia PHO board member slams Mahitahi for its approach to primary health care.
Chris Leitch annoyed over alleged delays in hearing his petition
Petitions' Committee under attack by Northlander for alleged delays on refinery petition.
Hora Hora power to a close win and climb to second
Semifinal beckoning for Hora Hora with two games left in Prems rugby.
More middle-class families seeking aid as cost of living soars
Northland budget advisers and charities are helping more working families as costs bite.
Innovation and wage subsidy combines to help local businesses survive pandemic
Amount of Covid wage subsidies in Northland revealed.
Public invited to see the ABs train at Kerikeri Rugby Club ground
All Blacks to prepare in Kerikeri ahead of test series against Ireland.
' It's senseless destruction but...we're moving forward': Jewellery store after ram raid
Store owner in Kamo humbled by community support despite ram raid at his business.
Celtic Barn to be transformed into a gigantic ice rink
Northlanders to enjoy ice ring over three days over the Matariki long weekend.
Queen's Birthday Honours:First female president of Northland Rugby in Queen's honours list
Sharon Morgan honoured for services to community, arts and rugby.
Queen's Birthday Honours: Hugh Stringleman's five decades of agricultural journalism recognised
Hugh Stringleman gets NZ Order of Merit for services to agricultural journalism.
Northland Rugby to receive more than $1m as part of $200m NZ deal
Northland grassroots rugby will be tapping into substantial rugby funding from NZ Rugby.
Revealed: The 'alarming' number of Northland businesses in liquidation
Liquidator warns more liquidations of Northland businesses likely.
Commerce Commission grants approval for a 3.5 percent increase in piped gas charges
Grey Power and Age Concern in Whangārei irate over price increase.
Northland dairy farmers cautious despite another bump in dairy forecast price
Fonterra announces opening midpoint milk price of $9 per kilo of milk solids.
Legal aid lawyers getting a pay rise, debt repayment to be made easier
Nearly $14m paid to legal aid lawyers in Northland the past year.
Sharks beaten by one point in club rugby nail-biter
Sharks gutted they allowed the match to slip from their grip at the death.
Welsh team visit game's venue to check on facilities
Semenoff Stadium facilities checked out by women's rugby team reps.
Targeted funding to improving Māori health outcomes announced
Ministers have outlined a range of funding to assist Māori health and economic wellbeing.
Mix of youth and experience to front Northland's NPC campaign
New NPC format excites Northland head coach.
Wage subsidy helped small firms stay afloat - Northland employer
More than 35,000 jobs in Northland supported through Covid wage subsidies.
Rugby: New format has Taniwha hosting Auckland, Harbour
Draws for the NPC, Farah Palmer Cup and the Heartland competition announced
Waipu and Mid Northern form a guard of honour for ref
Popular Northland rugby referee completes 200 premier games.
Familiar face at Whangārei courthouse retires after five decades
Northland's longest-serving court staff member bids farewell after 50 years of service.
Top slicing to end; PHE to start charging for services to GPs
Large GP practices to end up paying tens of thousands a year to access PHE services.
Mountain bike trail volunteers appeal for public assistance
Plans afoot for massive mountain bike trail to cost about $680,000.
Psychologists seeking professional help to overcome stress
Staff turnover is as high as 60 per cent in some regions.
Major oil companies assure reliability of fuel supplies
Maritime union among unions disappointment at coastal tankers stopping service.
Gutsy Moerewa go down fighting in the opening round
Hora Hora and Mid Northern among winners in the opening round of club rugby.
Eric Rush and his son Brady compare playing in different eras
Northland taniwha rep Brady Rush outlines his goals in the NZ 7s jersey.
Pressure to retain Marsden Point Refinery ramps up
Line-up of speakers at a public meeting in Whangārei on the refinery's closure.
Luxon's first visit to Northland as National leader draws a crowd
National to build four-lane highway and look into saving the refinery, Luxon says.
New National leader keen on party winning again in Northland
New ideas key to winning Whangārei and Northland electorates back, Luxon says.