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The Department of Conservation has scrapped plans to expand its campsite at Lake Ianthe/Matahi, in Westland after strong objections from conservation groups and locals.
Ngāti Waewae's chair is warning the West Coast Conservation Board and Forest and Bird to back off over Waitaha proposal.
The company that designed the Stockton Plateau Hydro Scheme is applying for a six-year extension to its resource consents.
The man who pioneered whitebait farming in New Zealand is backing claims that Westport has the potential to be the whitebait capital of the world.
The vexed subject of air traffic over wilderness areas is high on the agenda at next week's meeting of the West Coast Tai Poutini Conservation Board.
The 10 people vying to be mayor of the growing Far North region include a reformed gang member and former meth addict, as well as a former MP.
The mayoral race in Whangārei has just three contestants and one is in it mainly to boost her chances of winning a council seat.
Dover Samuels is calling on the Crown to say sorry to a generation of Māori whipped for speaking te reo at school.
People sentenced to community work have planted 15,000 trees on Northland's most historic pā site.
Mourners have gathered in their hundreds in Northland today to farewell Ngāti Hine elder Pita Paraone, who died on Monday.
A Hokianga man will receive a humanitarian award next month from the Muhammed Ali Centre in the US for his efforts in helping minimise waste
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.