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The Warehouse has backtracked on plans to close its Kaikohe store in Northland at the end of June, saving 33 permanent jobs.
The Northland community was singled out by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones, who is pushing a proposal for a work for the dole scheme, citing the need to get people off the couch. Audio
Police in Northland are appealing for sightings of a car they suspect was involved in a fatal hit-and-run.
Voters grilled candidates about poverty, economic depression and youth suicide as an education debate turned to wider problems in the Far North.
Kaikohe finally has a space for its youth after powers-that-be were galvanised into action after local children were videoed in March trying to bust into an iwi-owned service station. Video, Audio
Kaikohe will open a new youth centre in an attempt to keep the Northland town's teenagers out of trouble. Te Kotahitanga e Mahi Kaha Trust chair Aroha Tahere joins us. Audio
Five children, all under the age of 14, have been reported to police by their families over widespread damage to a school in Kaikohe. Video
Five children aged under 14 are believed to have trashed three classrooms at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kaikohe, a Maori immersion school in Northland. John Campbell reports. Video, Audio
Kaikohe will have to wait until next year before it gets round-the-clock policing. Mark Anderson is the chair of the Kaikohe Business Association says without a doubt, there is a need now for a… Audio
Youth crime in Kaikohe is about to get straightened out as an unlikely ally steps in. Senior MPI manager, Ben Dalton, who's from Kaikohe, is on a mission to help fix the problem. Audio
Four teenagers are appearing in the Youth Court in Kaikohe today after a stolen car slammed into three cows on a country road.
Police have arrested five boys after a stolen car crashed near Kaikohe, injuring three cows which had to be put down.
Officers arrived at the site of a mob attack in the Northland town of Kaikohe within minutes of a 111 call, the Police Minister says.
Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett says police are increasing their presence in Kaikohe. Audio
A Kaikohe mother has taken her two sons to the police to front up over their part in a weekend crime spree.
The head girl of a Kaikohe college says a local approach is needed to tackle destructive youth behaviour in her home town.
Mark Anderson of the Kaikohe Business Association says more police and more resources are needed for at-risk youth in Kaikohe. Audio
Police are defending their handling of a youth crime spree in Kaikohe at the weekend, but locals say serious changes are needed. Video
There are 21 police stations in Northland, but NZ First leader Winson Peters says some are ghost stations, often unoccupied. Checkpoint called 11 stations to see if anyone would answer. Video, Audio
Kaikohe locals say they've had a gutsful of youth in the town after a gang of youngsters raided a liquor store and broke into the town's Mobil station at the weekend. Audio