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The chief ombudsman's highly-critical report on Northland's Ngawha prison found - among a series of issues - that it breached Article 16 of the Convention against Torture. Video
The family of an infant who died with high levels of alcohol in her blood says the coroner should have suppressed her name to protect her siblings.
Police and the Whangārei District Council are defending their decision to shut down a hellfire-and-brimstone preacher in the city mall.
A GP is urging Northland District Health Board to be honest about institutional racism in its health services and stamp it out.
A prominent Northland sculptor says MPI should be consulting artists when it has to decide that question.
Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little says he cannot understand why the previous government ever accepted Ngāpuhi's problematic Tūhoronuku mandate.
The government should be funding tooth-brushing programmes in schools if it wants to reduce waiting lists for children's oral surgery, a Whangārei dentist says.
Health authorities suspect measles may now be widespread in Northland and they're hearing only about the most serious cases.
Whangārei's Hundertwasser project has lured a top executive from one of the world's most influential film festivals.
A Southland teacher of children with special needs says she's one of many who've suffered physical attacks because of a lack of classroom support.
Mothers hope this week's budget will have funding to help parents get better qualifications.
Northland health authorities are urging people to check they're protected from measles before travelling overseas.
People caring for the homeless in Whangārei say the imminent arrival of the Housing First programme has sparked new hope.
Medical practices around Northland are closing their doors to new patients as they face a perfect storm.
A Whangārei school which feared more than half of its pupils had never been immunised against measles has found most of them are.
People in wheelchairs and on crutches are now among those sleeping rough in the Whangārei area.
More than 170 schoolmates of a Whangārei girl who died of meningitis have been vaccinated today after the community raised funds to protect them.
Housing New Zealand's been accused of leaving older state houses to rot in a Whangārei suburb - while it plans to build new ones.
Doctor warns lower vaccination rates in Northland could open the door for measles.
The legal definition of mānuka honey could change, if new evidence shows the chemical makeup of the honey is different in Northland, MPI says.
A Whangarei log truck company will be able to keep its trucks on the road, pending court action over alleged safety breaches.
The Transport Agency wants to talk to drivers working for a Whangārei trucking firm whose fleet has been ordered off the road for safety breaches.
Ngāwhā marae near Kaikohe has welcomed a giant to its grounds today - a huge swamp kauri log.
A controversial plan to revamp the historic Russell wharf with a cafe and toilets is set to gain final sign-off within a fortnight.
The government is to invest nearly $8 million in two major Far North projects, including a long-held dream of waka tohunga, Sir Hekenukumai Busby.