Like the rest of New Zealand, Northland has been in lockdown since March 25 as ordered by the Government in a bid to eradicate Covid-19. Northern Advocate photographer Michael Cunningham took these pictures while out on assignments in the past couple of weeks.

A Northland police checkpoint at Uretiti, on State Highway 1.
A Northland police checkpoint at Uretiti, on State Highway 1.

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The State Highway 1 intersection with Western Hills Drive, looking south toward the Maunu Rd traffic lights, on Easter Monday.
The State Highway 1 intersection with Western Hills Drive, looking south toward the Maunu Rd traffic lights, on Easter Monday.
An empty Canopy Bridge on the Whangārei Hatea Loop walkway during lockdown.
An empty Canopy Bridge on the Whangārei Hatea Loop walkway during lockdown.
Langs Beach, on Northland's east coast, north of Mangawhai.
Langs Beach, on Northland's east coast, north of Mangawhai.
Services like this bus travelling through Whangārei helped keep people moving out and about on essential business during the lockdown.
Services like this bus travelling through Whangārei helped keep people moving out and about on essential business during the lockdown.
Teddy bears helped break the monotony of life in lockdown for Northland children.
Teddy bears helped break the monotony of life in lockdown for Northland children.

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The Covid 19 isolation area for campervans, at Pohe Island, Riverside, in Whangārei, on April 7.
The Covid 19 isolation area for campervans, at Pohe Island, Riverside, in Whangārei, on April 7.
The playground in the park near Riverside Drive on Whangārei's Hātea Loop, off limits during the lockdown.
The playground in the park near Riverside Drive on Whangārei's Hātea Loop, off limits during the lockdown.
Another photo of the Hātea Loop during lockdown, this one from the southern side of the Hātea river.
Another photo of the Hātea Loop during lockdown, this one from the southern side of the Hātea river.
Another closed off playground, this one in Nixon Street, Whangārei.
Another closed off playground, this one in Nixon Street, Whangārei.
State Highway 1 near Oakleigh south of Whangārei.
State Highway 1 near Oakleigh south of Whangārei.
The North Haven Hospice Secondhand Store's car park in Whangārei blocked off to stop people dumping rubbish and donations.
The North Haven Hospice Secondhand Store's car park in Whangārei blocked off to stop people dumping rubbish and donations.
State Highway 1, Waipu during lockdown.
State Highway 1, Waipu during lockdown.