Jenny Ling is the Northern Advocate's feature writer and news reporter
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on roading in Northland.
It's taken nearly a year, but SH1 through Mangamuka Gorge opens to motorists today.
Far North residents are "super excited" about the opening of the main state highway.
A Northland man who tried to sue Fulton Hogan for car damage is 'insulted' at their offer.
What makes Mahoe Farmhouse Cheese in Oromahoe so special? Reporter Jenny Ling finds out.
Four retired roading contractors speak out about the standards of Northland roads.
Readers respond to Northland road woes.
Northland kiwifruit growers are bracing for an "extra challenging" harvest.
The Government's proposed marine mammal sanctuary aims to amend the decline of dolphins.
A stinky algal bloom that's plagued Waipū Cove beach has returned this summer.
Working equitation is a relatively new horse sport that's taking off in New Zealand.
Roofer Liz Watson is heading north to give inspiring talks encouraging women into trades.
An out-of-control rubbish fire swept across a field on parched farmland in the Far North.
Sovrano Limoncello has grown from a small business in the garage to international success.
Far North residents are counting the cost of the prolonged SH1 closure at Mangamuka Gorge.
"The roads are stuffed": That's one trucking firm boss' blunt assessment.
The town's first craft market had visitors from as far away as Auckland and Whangārei.
Kerikeri Kindergarten has been named a finalist in this year's NZ Biosecurity Awards.
With no rain in sight, blunt message is: "Save any water you can."