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'Heavily disguised man' wanted in Northland robbery

On Saturday evening, he entered a Ruakaka petrol station with a gun.

A leopard seal was shot repeatedly on a Northland beach.

Police identify teens who allegedly shot seal in face

They say four young people killed the leopard seal at a Northland beach.

The rescue team will stay with it on Ripiro Beach overnight.

Northlanders rally to keep beached whale alive

The rescue team will stay with it on Ripiro Beach overnight.


Two whales to remain beached in Northland overnight

DoC has been unable to re-float the whales in the high tide.

The seal.

Leopard seal's death 'disgusting' - expert

Marine biologist Ingrid Visser wants the culprit to hand themselves in.


Tegel stalls controversial consent hearing

It had applied for consent to develop a factory to house around 1.3 million chickens.


Kiwi uses Coke cans to heat freezing house

His makeshift solar panels made the house about four degrees warmer.

Working dogs in Australia

Bugger! MPI's tightening of dog on ute law

One farmer is rubbishing the change saying "it's ridiculous".

A map from above the factory.

Fire investigators probe Northland factory explosion

One person was seriously injured in the blast.


One person seriously injured after Northland factory explosion

The blast occurred at 7:32pm.

Erana Paraone and her partner Wiremu Keretene convinced Coin Save in Kawakawa to pull the sale of methamphetamine pipes.

People power pulls meth pipes from Northland store

"It's illegal... but shops have been allowed to sell them?"

Ninety Mile Beach.

Iwi proposes fence to protect 90 Mile Beach dunes

"It may not look significant... but over time it does become a significant event."

The open pit, filmed by Farmwatch, contained hundreds of bones of cows and calves, some of which had their throats cut.

Horrific pit full of cow skeletons found on Northland farm

The pit contained hundreds of rotting cow and calf corpses, some with their throats slit.

A northland rugby match.

Rugby ref hangs up whistle

After 12 years, he's now watching from the sideline.

Image: A depiction of what the fence might look like to people driving north towards Cape Reinga.

Northland iwi plan $1.2m Jurassic Park-style anti-pest fence

The barrier would stretch from coast to coast.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

Woman dies after car found flipped in Northland

The serious crash unit is investigating.

Several of those arrested are patched gang members or gang associates.

22 arrested in Northland meth crackdown

Several of those arrested are patched gang members or gang associates.

Bad weather is here - and it's causing damage.

Heavy rain and flooding submerge Northland roads

SH1 has disappeared under half a metre of water - and levels are rising.

Russell: no longer the hellhole of the South Pacific

Why you should move to Russell

Newshub looks at the realities of upping sticks and leaving Auckland. This week, we check out Russell.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was in Northland today.

Trains, tree, houses - Govt's big Northland spend

It's spending $46 million.