The lure of cheaper homes and great lifestyle has led to an exodus of almost 6000 Aucklanders moving to Northland in four years, and many more are expected. In the four years to the end of June, 2017, 33,000 Aucklanders moved elsewhere in New Zealand and the largest number - 5955 - moved to Northland. Today, we meet a couple who fell in love with Northland on a visit so decided to sell up and move here.

When Auckland couple Carol Armitage and John Hawcridge visited Northland's Teal Bay more than four years ago, they fell in love with

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