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  1. Call for rip signs in ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Ying Dai says her close friend Heng Li may have formed a misguided impression of Uretiti Beach's safety on a previous visit. Photo / Jason Oxenham Family and friends of a young Chinese man who drowned in Northland on Christmas Day are campaigning for bilingual warning signs about deadly coastal rips.

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  2. Grundy, Marsh return for New Zealand tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Cricketer International

    Charlotte Edwards will lead the side in five ODIs - the first three counting towards qualification for the 2017 World Cup - and three T20s and will have Warwickshire left-arm spinner Grundy and Marsh, the allrounder from Kent, to call upon. Both have recovered from injuries in time to make the trip.

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  3. Cousins battle to save drowning womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Brenton Tua, 17, from Sydney and Sadieux Tua, 14, of Whangarei rushed to save a Nelson couple who got into difficulty at Takou Bay on Saturday. Photo / Supplied Two teenage cousins tried everything in their power to rescue a woman who drowned at a Northland beach, with one getting caught in a rip himself after helping save the woman's partner.

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  4. Kidney transplant donors and recipients energetic campaignersRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    Wanaka father and son Richie and Rob Johnston , and Whangarei couple Hugh and Ros Cole-Baker , have a shared goal to promote live kidney donations. Photo by Lucy Ibbotson.

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  5. Heat is on ...until Auckland's holiday is due to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    From left, Precious Amete, 14, Agasa Manase, 15, and Nellane Taito, 13, play a bit of rugby in the Mission Bay fountain. Photo / Nick Reed A lingering high again delivered perfect beach weather to much of the upper North Island yesterday - but sun lovers may not get the same luck over Anniversary Weekend.

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  6. Caravan rolls and crashes on Northland motorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The caravan rolled near the Schiska Rd intersection with State Highway 1 near Kaiwaka, Northland, about 62km south of Whangarei. A man with an iron rod poking out of his head drove to the only open shop in a small

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  7. UC physics graduate launches LED retrofitting for industryRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Scoop

    A University of Canterbury physics graduate has set up a successful company, National Lighting, which is specialising in retrofitting LED lights for industrial buildings. Frank Ansell says he always wanted to run his own business and is now living the dream.

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  8. Uber trademark row eruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    An internet company that shares its name with the controversial app Uber is embroiled in a trademark stoush with the global giant. Uber Group, a Whangarei internet provider, said a recent "wave of negative publicity" about the private car hire company was confusing customers and rubbing off on their brand.

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  9. Harper is set for a cricketing firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Examiner

    CALLUM Harper will make sporting history next week when he becomes the first Tasmanian to represent his country in a visually impaired cricket side. Blind cricketer Callum Harper, 13, of Mowbray, with his parents Andrew and Amanda Harper.

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  10. Armed police watch over burned homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    SUSPICIOUS: A neighbour said the Weaver St fire sounded like a "whole bunch of fireworks going off". PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM Armed police have been standing guard over the scene of a suspicious Whangarei fire but police won't say why guns were necessary.

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  11. Hamilton teacher a lifesaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Waikato Times

    Hamilton man Elliot Tiffany didn't hesitate in grabbing his flippers and body board to head out through the pummelling surf of a Northland beach to help drag a struggling tourist to safety on Thursday. The Southwell School teacher and his 11-year-old son Xavier played a vital role in saving the life of the British grandfather, who got stuck in a rip at King's Beach.

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  12. Campground death 'a huge tragedy'Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    A Hamilton man who died at a Northland camping ground on Wednesday morning had cut through a power cable with a Leatherman tool while it was still connected to the mains. Matthew Smith, 26, had removed the cable from a noisy caravan he was hoping to silence at the Whangaruru Beachfront Campground, 50km north of Whangarei, but was electrocuted when he sliced through it, according to emergency services.

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  13. Tragedy as Matthew Smith electrocuted trying to cut power to caravanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Waikato Times

    But this year, the annual break turned to tragedy when the 26-year-old died while attempting to cut a power source to a noisy caravan. Northland police yesterday said Smith's body was found outside a caravan at the Whangaruru Beachfront Camp, 50km north of Whangarei, around 3am Wednesday.

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  14. Jade's cannabis cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Southland Times

    For the first time in her life, 7-year-old Jade Guest is holding on to her mother, giggling, and smiling every day. It's all thanks to a controversial plant and a 7000-kilometre journey that's torn the Guest family apart.

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  15. Tourists overwhelmed by offers of helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Three young German tourists received a rude welcome to New Zealand when their car was broken into while they were out getting sim cards. Claudia Robitschko, 20, Janika Duerr, 20 and Lena Schroedl, 22, lost all their belongings on Sunday when their rental car was broken into in central Auckland shortly after they arrived from Australia.

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  16. Grassed-off residents won't mow bermRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The roadside berm outside the immaculately kept homes of Northland neighbours Hilary Edmunds and Bruce Sowry is 21m wide, 45m long and several times the size of their combined lawns. The area - half the size of a rugby field - could soon look like a wasteland as the two Onerahi neighbours are now following Whangarei District Council's lead and refusing to mow it.

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  17. Onboard the Northland rescue helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Filming onboard with the Northland Emergency Services Trust helicopter for the day, we were offered a rare insight into what their daily job can consist of and the challenges involved. When it rains it pours and the saying could never be truer for pilots and paramedics flying for Northland Emergency Services Trust during summer.

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  18. Auckland warm, with scattered cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Southland Times

    Further north in Whangarei and Kerikeri temperatures are similar with a high of 27 and 26 degrees predicted respectively and 93 per cent humidity expected for Kerikeri. A slow moving ridge over the Auckland region will mean strong westerlies rising from 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon for boaties out on the Manukau and Waitemata harbours.

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  19. Soft sand blamed for 9yo karter's beach deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The boy who died in a go-karting crash on Ninety Mile Beach at the weekend was Rowan Willis from Auckland. The 9-year-old was killed when his go-kart hit soft sand and rolled on the beach near Kaka St, Ahipara, just before 5pm on Saturday.

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  20. Ex-Northland teen rugby league player diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Friends, family and teammates have rallied to pay tribute to a former Northland teenager with an "infectious personality" who died after collapsing during rugby league training in Perth. Torran Jake Thomas died at Princess Margaret Hospital early on Friday morning after he collapsed while training with the West Coast Pirates Under-15s NRL Development Squad at Curtin Stadium in Bentley last Monday.

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