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COPENHAGEN /DENMARK- Senior couple walk s on stroeget amager torv today hand in hand 08 Auguest 2014 (Photo by Francis Dean/Deanpictures) (Photo by Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images)

Northland couple of 60 years die nine hours apart

Peter and Ruth Bedford literally could not live without each other.

Companies that own two Northland farms fined $225,000 for river pollution won't pay because they're broke.

Northland farms escape fine for river pollution because they're broke

Two companies were fined $225,000 for the serious breach, but never paid up.

Ella Bayes celebrated her 104th birthday by going parasailing.

Thrill-seeker celebrates 104th birthday by parasailing

Ella Bayes took to the skies after making a pact with her 100-year-old friend.


Man charged after two killed in Northland crash

The 28-year-old faces charges of aggravated careless use causing death.

Wallabies are pests, authorities say.

Wallaby sighting in Northland sparks pricey hunt

The hunt is on for a wallaby believed to be roaming loose in the Hokianga bush.


Multiple great white sharks sighted in Far North

Locals around the coastal town of Houhora have spotted them "more than once".


Heavy rain and wind hits still-recovering Auckland

Aucklanders have been warned to be prepared with backup batteries and water.

Storms are set to lash the country on Saturday.

A weekend of heavy rain and gales forecast

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty could have flooding and slips.


Northland police officer to stand trial on sex charges

The officer, who has name suppression, has pleaded not guilty to sexual violation and indecent assault.

The Kubota tractor was stolen from the Kaiwaka Sports Association.

Low-speed tractor chase ends with 15yo being tasered

Is this the most Kiwi police pursuit ever?

Iwi members of Ngāti Manuhiri ki Ōmaha all descend directly from one woman, Rahui Te Kiri.

Iwi trust shouldn't have sold land, members claim

There's trouble in paradise, reports The Hui's Mihingarangi Forbes.

Northland brothel 'The Bach' is struggling to find workers as they can't advertise online.

Northland brothel 'The Bach' denied advertising online

It's a legitimate business and now they are struggling to get workers.


Several people injured in Far North car crash

Three people are seriously injured after the two-car collision.


Why Kaitaia's local hero believes in miracles

Ricky Houghton is on a mission to help those who can't help themselves.

Shane Jones spoke to The AM Show after hearing news The Warehouse in Kaikohe was set to close.

Kaikohe Warehouse to stay open

Thirty-three staff members are no longer facing redundancy.

A Northland Powerball player has won $8.3m.

Northland Powerball player wins $8.3 million

Two other winners scored a third of a million each.


US citizen arrested after two die in Northland crash

A car crossed the centre line on a highway near Kerikeri.

"I'm doing everything in my power to stop you from seeing the things I've seen."

Two dead after head-on crash in Northland

A driver and their passenger were killed near Kerikeri.

Police were at the scene at 4am.

Man shot dead by police north of Auckland

Police shot a 29-year-old man approaching them, armed with a weapon.

World War I ended in November 1918.

NZ's oldest regional RSA turns 100

The country's oldest regional Returned Services' Association turns 100 on Friday.