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She had voted early but now it won't count.

Call for change in electoral laws after woman's death

She had voted early but now it won't count.

Auckland Airport.

Fuel crisis: Flights back to normal

Fuel rationing has been partially eased, and flight cancellations are coming to an end.

An image of a jet plane taking off

More flights cancelled at Auckland Airport

Fuel rations will be lifted at the airport once the pipeline is repaired.


Fuji Xerox investigated for Government business breach

Despite suspending any new contracts the company has continued to chase business.

Lance O'Sullivan

Why Dr Lance O'Sullivan wants to cut health spending

The NZer of the year is making a serious bid to be Health Minister.

Woman holds umbrella in the wind

Wind up north, snow down south

Heavy rain is expected in Canterbury too, and thunderstorms could be on their way to Coromandel.

A fuel shortage in Auckland has led to numerous flight disruptions.

Auckland fuel shortage leads to cancelled, rerouted flights

A leak in Auckland's main fuel pipeline means most flights out of Auckland will be disrupted for several days.

It comes after KiwiRail banned passenger trains from using the tracks.

NZ First wants Northland rail line completely overhauled

It comes after KiwiRail banned passenger trains from using the tracks.


Livestream: Northland rail debate in Whangarei

The debate features Shane Reti, David Parker, Winston Peters and Julie-Anne Genter.

Kelvin Davis announces the funding in Kaitaia.

Labour commits millions to Northland sports hub

Labour has announced it'll put $3 million into a sports and recreational facility in Kaitaia.

Police are searching for two missing girls in Northland.

Whangarei Police find two missing 10-year-old girls

The girls were located at approximately 5.20pm on Friday.

Michael Hayes pleaded not guilty to supplying firearms to Quinn Patterson.

Man denies supplying firearms to Whangarei shooter

Michael Hayes faces charges of giving Quinn Patterson weapons, including military-style shotguns.

Motel sign

Motels no solution to homeless - trust

A Northland housing trust says buying motels won't solve the country's homeless problem.

King Shag

Extinct Northland shag a distinct species

Analyses suggests the now extinct ‘kōhatu shag’ comprised a unique lineage.

NZ First candidate Shane Jones.

Foreign ownership of forests 'out of control'

NZ First candidate Shane Jones wants to send a message to the Chinese government.

Northland Port

40,000-tonne ship's captain arrested drunk

The captain of a logging ship was arrested in Northland after being caught drunk at the helm.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

One dead in Northland crash

One person has died after two cars crashed on State Highway 1 in Hikurangi shortly before midday Sunday.

The lodge in Helena Bay.

60,000 litres a day to keep oligarch's lawn looking fresh

Russian rich-lister Alexander Abramov says his lawn has to look nice to impress visitors to NZ.

Bruce Howat was stabbed by Quinn Patterson 34 years ago.

Patterson victim breaks down in emotional interview

"I was travelling towards the light… but I hadn't said goodbye to my daughters. And so I went back."


Whangarei shooter 'planned to kill' - former workmate

"I stayed awake last night thinking, could I have rung or talked to someone about it?"