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Several hurt in overnight crashes

Two early-morning crashes have left multiple people with serious injuries.

The low is expected to affect parts of the North Island until early Wednesday.

Heavy rain, strong winds: Wild weather to slam North Island

The low is expected to affect parts of the North Island until early Wednesday.

Emergency services were called around 12:30pm.

One dead, three injured after boat sinks off Northland coast

The three survivors are all in a moderate condition.

Watch: Heavy rain and gale-force winds are forecast to strike.

Severe weather warnings for North Island as thunderstorms, heavy rain hit hard

It's going to be "very intense".

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Northland paper publishes concession advert for their new Mayor

Sheryl Mai won the election but the incorrect advert ran.

The death is being treated as unexplained by police.

Body found in Kaitaia creek

The identity of the person is not yet known.

The report says congestion could become a thing of the past if Auckland's port moves its operations.

Report recommends Auckland Port closure

"There's an enormous capacity for growth in that area."

Watch: Desperate times, desperate tenants in Tauranga housing shortfall.

Regional property prices jump, main centres slump

The national asking average has hit $685,000.

Dargaville High School is running the country's first building academy.

Northland students solving housing shortage with new building course

There's hope the idea could lead to bigger things.

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Man killed after crash involving several motorcycles

Two others were injured.

Watch:  145 whales died after a mass stranding on Stewart Island in 2018.

Whales die after stranding on Northland beach

There are concerns for the rest of the pod.

Petition launched to stop replica Captain Cook Endeavour coming to New Zealand

Iwi anger thwarts replica Endeavour's commemoration plans

Far north iwi Ngāti Kahu said it didn't want the ship visiting Mangonui.

Watch: A The AM Show report on the incident.

Auckland fuel crisis report finds more resilience needed at airport end

Auckland fuel crisis report finds more resilience needed at airport end

 Manukau District Court.

Woman convicted of defrauding Māori school

She took $250,000 over the course of 11 years.

Watch: Mitch McCann's exclusive report.

WorkSafe begins kiwifruit orchard crackdown after safety concerns raised

Almost two dozen inspections resulted in a number of infringement notices.

Manukau District Court.

Woman defrauds Northland school of $250,000

The 51-year-old was responsible for the school's core financial duties.

Kai Ora Honey in Awanui is owned by the Murray family.

'Ngā Mihi': Far North honey business thanks public after devastating hive attack

"Words cannot express our gratitude."

The Ministry of Health says immunisation rates are generally high across the country.

The next region 'on the cusp' of a measles outbreak

Dozens of cases have already been reported in the area.

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'Two poos' no more, Ruakākā wants macrons on road signs

"Quite often kākā gets misinterpreted as kaka, the action of doing a number two."

A map showing where the cordon is in place.

Police operation unfolds in Northland

Cordons are in place and traffic is being diverted.