The man will appear in the North Shore District Court in January 2018.
A man has died in the water near Opua Wharf in Northland's Bay of Islands.
Shane Jones is adamant he'll push through a work-for-the-dole scheme - but it might be called something else.
Even criminals are taking advantage of the sunshine, say police.
The high-profile doctor says getting rid of pokies will save lives in poor areas like Northland.
They say politicians aren't "showing the leadership and courage that's required".
Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Haami Piripi, Marihi Langford and Dee-Ann Wolferstan talk to The Nation.
The far north town was all but decimated by the closure of the meatworks in the 1980s.
A person has been found dead in Northland on Saturday morning after rolling their car in a single-vehicle crash.
A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a car in the Far North.
She's taking some time out for rest and relaxation in Russell.
A thousand of them are taking part in Sunday's National Ride for Road Safety.
An elderly man operating a glider in Kaikohe was killed on Thursday evening.
Police say they are making enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the man's death.
Biosecurity officers aren't winging another fruit fly invasion, ramping up checks on yachts.
Police were notified of the discovery on the rocks on Wednesday.
Attempts to divert traffic around the Far North created further problems.
Three people were killed in a crash on the Northland road.
Michael D Higgins will attend a powhiri at Waitangi, then he'll tour the Treaty grounds.