Northland

Emirates NZ pilot recruitment roadshow soon

Emirates will be holding roadshows to recruit experienced and technically proficient commercial pilots in New Zealand to fly its growing network of international routes. The roadshow offers a great opportunity for interested pilots to learn more about...... Read More

Vegan Food Fair returns to Auckland

  Plant-based food lovers are in for a treat as the Vegan Food Fair returns to Auckland’s Alexandra Park tomorrow. According to organisers, the vegan movement is growing in popularity, with many people embracing vegan food as the main...... Read More

Police stop 12-year-old boy in car

A 12-year-old boy has driven a stolen car 115km from Whangarei to Puhoi until he was stopped by police road spikes. The boy took a car from his caregiver and was spotted driving it south of Whangarei about 2am on Thursday, says Inspector Kai Shao. Police...... Read More

UPDATE: Auckland motorway incident

UPDATE 5.10pm: NZTA is now reporting that the incident blocking Auckland's Southern Motorway has been cleared. Motorists can, however, expect significant congestion in both directions. Update: The police incident on the Sthn Mwy is now clear....... Read More

Ruawai team Australia-bound

A long-standing biennial rugby trip to Australia will see the Ruawai U13 boys rugby team playing three games in New South Wales this week. Tour manager Corey Hopkins says the boys have been training hard since the end of January and organisation for the...... Read More

Celebrating school ethnicity

St Joseph’s School in Dargaville held a Cultural Day last week to celebrate the many ethnicities the school community represents. During term one the school chose to study ‘culture’ as a topic of enquiry, ending with a mufti cultural...... Read More

New cops on the beat

Dargaville Police Station is trialling a new roster which has welcomed additional staff to the area combining urban and rural policing experience. Constable Nathaniel Blair was working in Whangarei before taking on a six month community focussed post...... Read More

Swimming official on world stage

Dargaville’s Carlrine Gillespie has been selected to work poolside at the Fina World Swimming Championships in Hungary in July and at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico at the end of September. Fina — the Fédération...... Read More

One-on-one success

The Mangawhai SeniorNet has found success with a new initiative involving one-on-one learning to maximise technology use. Committee member Val Cleaver said offering seniors an alternative to a group training session had been valuable with helping to...... Read More

Mystics come out on top

A dominant second quarter powered the SKYCITY Mystics to a second straight win when they accounted for the WBOP Magic 67-62 in Auckland on Sunday. The win was set up by a stunning 21-12 second quarter run by the home team but the Mystics were left...... Read More