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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.

A woman left her baby outside a Northland hotel while she played pokies.

Hotel dumps pokies after woman leaves baby outside

The Masonic Hotel in Rawene will get rid of its gambling machines as a result.

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".