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Māori in Northland lobbied hard for a US billionaire to be exempt from a ban on foreign speculators buying houses. Audio
The Office of Treaty Settlements has denied taking sides in a claims dispute between Tauranga's Ngāi Te Rangi people, and Hauraki iwi.
A Tauranga iwi has told the Office of Treaty Settlements to butt out of a claims dispute after an alleged assault on a kaumātua.
Arguments over the legality of swamp kauri exports will be heard again today, this time by the Supreme Court.
A Whangārei grandmother (pictured) who has been finding homes for the homeless says she's worried about mothers hiding the fact that they're homeless, out of fear they will lose their children.
Housing New Zealand should have consulted neighbours before buying land in Whangārei for social housing, National MP Shane Reti says.
The government inquiry into mental health has reached Northland after nearly two months on the road.
Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai is appealing for help to set up a day shelter for the city's growing number of homeless people.
Northland is poised to become the avocado capital of New Zealand, with the granting of water rights for growers north of Kaitaia.
Conservationists in Northland are calling for a halt to the milling of kauri now that it has been declared a threatened species.
Hundreds of mourners have been paying their respects to the Waitangi chief, Kingi Taurua, who died last Thursday.
A pair of Waiotira farmers were fined $225,000 in 2016 for what the judge said was one of the worst cases he had seen of allowing waste or sewage into waterways.
The public should have had a say in plans to revamp the historic Russell wharf, the Environmental Defence Society says.
A Russell ratepayer is threatening court action over moves to change the ownership of the town's wharf.
Researchers working for Heritage New Zealand have uncovered archival documents showing Northland was expected to bear the brunt of a Japanese invasion in World War II.
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage is considering a court challenge to a proposed peat mining venture in the Far North.
The 21-year-old man is denying responsibility for a fatal head-on crash near Kerikeri this week.
A Whangārei school has set up a trust to raise funds for therapy for its most troubled pupils.
Community groups are accusing the Northland Regional Council of bending over backwards to help avocado growers who've been unlawfully taking water for irrigation.
The first national commemoration of the New Zealand Wars begins with a mass haka at Te Tii Marae at Waitangi this afternoon.
Māori, conservationists and fishing interests are sounding the alarm over plans to dredge the entrance to Whangārei Harbour.
More than 70 people attended a public meeting last night over plans to build New Zealand's biggest chicken farm.
The new mayor of Kaipara is promising to make good on his election promise of a fresh start for the debt-ridden district.
The Northland Regional Council knew a toxic algal bloom was likely at a Far North lake and failed to warn the community, a local farmer says.
The Governor-General has paid tribute to the man who saved the Waitangi Treaty Grounds for the nation. Audio