May 2015

Published a story 1st May 2015 6:15 AM

McDonald's and Unite Union in New Zealand have reached an agreement that will see the end of zero hour contracts.

Strikes avoided as NZ ends zero-hour contracts at McDonald's

McDonald's and Unite Union in New Zealand have reached an agreement that will see the end of zero hour contracts.

August 2013

Published a story 16th Aug 2013 7:07 AM

A member of the Kaitaia Child Protection Team has defended the course of action police took in 2009 when an allegation was first made against James Parker.

Complaint difficulties revealed

A member of the Kaitaia Child Protection Team has defended the course of action police took in 2009 when an allegation was first made against James Parker.

Published a story 15th Aug 2013 6:09 AM

Exotic sets, one of Northland's best young voices, and a technicolour dreamcoat.

Final show dream for young talent

Exotic sets, one of Northland's best young voices, and a technicolour dreamcoat.

Published a story 14th Aug 2013 5:31 AM

Despite having the lowest completion of qualifications out of the country's Institutions of Technology and Polytechnics, the business director at NorthTec says he stands by their enrolment policy and isn't taking any drastic measures like making passing easier for students.

Student make up affects NorthTech's success rate

Despite having the lowest completion of qualifications out of the country's Institutions of Technology and Polytechnics, the business director at NorthTec says he stands by their enrolment policy and isn't taking any drastic measures like making passing easier for students.

Published a story 13th Aug 2013 6:02 AM

Neville Tohu and Elizabeth Mexted have no hesitation calling their 10-year-old son, Xavier, a hero after he woke his younger sister up and got them safely out of the house when the electric blanket they were sleeping on caught fire.

Boy, 10, saves family as blanket burns

Neville Tohu and Elizabeth Mexted have no hesitation calling their 10-year-old son, Xavier, a hero after he woke his younger sister up and got them safely out of the house when the electric blanket they were sleeping on caught fire.

Published a story 9th Aug 2013 8:02 AM

Family day out ends with crash in fog

8 injured

Family day out ends with crash in fog

Published a story 8th Aug 2013 10:04 AM

Northland foodies can get a taste of the wild at Dickens Inn in Whangarei this month.

Cross country cuisine

Northland foodies can get a taste of the wild at Dickens Inn in Whangarei this month.

Published a story 8th Aug 2013 9:10 AM

Serious injuries after a van crashed in to the rear of a truck on the Brynderwyns this morning.

Serious injuries after crash on Brynderwyns

Serious injuries after a van crashed in to the rear of a truck on the Brynderwyns this morning.

Published a story 7th Aug 2013 6:11 AM

A Whangarei mother says she is taking her daughter straight off Karicare infant formula and to her GP after latest developments in the Fonterra whey powder contamination scare.

Angry mum stops feeding formula

A Whangarei mother says she is taking her daughter straight off Karicare infant formula and to her GP after latest developments in the Fonterra whey powder contamination scare.

Published a story 6th Aug 2013 8:25 AM

A new initiative to open communication between liquor distributors and Whangarei youth is set to be New Zealand's first youth-led alcohol accord.

Booze control sought

A new initiative to open communication between liquor distributors and Whangarei youth is set to be New Zealand's first youth-led alcohol accord.

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