Northland

Far North hunting family found safe and well

A man and his three sons have been found safe and well this morning who were overdue from a hunting trip in Kaikohe. Police and LANDSAR teams had been searching a 16km square area and located them just after 10.30am. Local hunters who were part of...... Read More

Hundreds of Ngāpuhi turn out for hui with Little

Hundreds of Ngāpuhi people turned out for a hui in Waitangi at the invitation of the new Minister for Treaty Negotiations, Andrew Little. Mr Little and the Maori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta met on Friday with leading figures in the iwi's...... Read More

Person trapped in vehicle after Whangarei crash

A person is trapped in a vehicle after a three-vehicle collision occurred on Whangarei Heads Road near Grahamtown Road.  Police say the road will be blocked for some time while one of the occupants is freed from a vehicle. Road users are...... Read More

Whanganui cordons now lifted

Police have stood down cordons and extra staff in the Tawhero area of Whanganui where there were reports of a male carrying a firearm wearing a balaclava this morning before 8am. Police had cordoned the area around Tawhero School as a precaution and...... Read More

Name release - Ohingaiti collision

Police can now release the name of the man who died in a collision in Ohingaiti on November 12, 2017.    He was 54-year-old James Gregory Nelson of Paraparaumu. A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death in relation...... Read More

One killed in glider crash

One person has been killed in a glider crash near Kaikohe yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were notified around 5.30pm that a glider was missing after leaving the Kaikohe Airfield earlier that afternoon. The glider was located a short time later. Sadly...... Read More

Lack of effective strategies for rheumatic fever

Research by the University of Auckland has found a lack of throat swabbing and inappropriate prescription of antibiotics in primary care is preventing the diagnoses and treatment of acute rheumatic fever and group A streptococcus bacteria in Northland...... Read More

Maori Land Court Judge dies

Judge David Ambler, a Judge of the Māori Land Court and Presiding Officer in the Waitangi Tribunal, passed away on Saturday night in Whangārei. He spent the night with his whānau in Whangārei and will be taken to Moko Marae at Waitangi near Te...... Read More

Investigating health impacts of turmeric

Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on inflammation and metabolic health. The study is led by Dr Noha Ahmed Nasef from the Riddet Institute Centre of Research Excellence, with the help of Professor...... Read More

Stolen motorbike sparks police appeal

Kawakawa Police are appealing for information from the public following the theft of a motorcycle in the town earlier this week. The Yamaha motorbike was stolen on Monday, November 6, between 10am and 11am from a garage at a property on Vogel...... Read More