Demolition has begun on the old Harbour Board building. to make way for the Hundertwasser Art Centre, at the Whangarei Town Basin.
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Jim Morgan, 95, and his pet Sandy were attacked by six pig dogs being exercised off-leash on a suburban Kaikohe street. Initially Sandy was to have a leg amputated; since this video was recorded the 12-year-old fox terrier cross has had to be put down due to its injuries.
The Whangārei school will open next year as a designated character school.