Northern Advocate, The (Whangarei, New Zealand)

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  • COMMENT Hit the gangs where it really hurts — their wallets

    Our communities aren’t safe. They don’t feel safe. Over the past few weeks, I’ve stood on street corners in suburbs throughout Tauranga and Auckland meeting people and hearing their concerns.

  • Father dies waiting for ambulance

    AWellington man was found dead in his doorway six hours after calling an ambulance complaining of chest pains.

  • Two killed in Northland crashes

    The eve of the Matariki long weekend has proved deadly on Northland roads after two fatal crashes just hours apart in the Mid and Far North.

  • Man facing fine for illegally carving up native kauri and tawa

    A Northland man illegally milled native kauri and tawa despite having earlier been told by officials how he could do it compliantly.

  • Frustration after work delayed

    Adelay until spring of the first stage of Loop Rd construction just south of Whangārei is caused by sub-standard material used on a newly-laid road surface.

  • HOT TOPICS

    Quiz1Naming the fabric derived from fustian, what is the word “cord” short for?

  • BEV BATTLE

    On the surface, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are very different battery electric vehicles (BEVs): one’s an angular retro-futuristic family SUV, the other a curvaceous fastback with sporting aspirations.

  • Last chance to secure the govt top up

    QMy son is currently on a KiwiSaver contributions holiday while he focuses on reducing his mortgage. His employer is one of those who does not give him an extra 3per cent, he takes the employer contribution out of his wages. So taking a contributions holiday effectively gives him an extra 6per cent before tax. However, he does miss out on the government contribution. Can he pay $1042 to his KiwiSaver provider directly to get the full top up?

  • Officials launch review into Mahuta family contracts

    The Ministry for the Environment is looking over the process that saw Minister Nanaia Mahuta’s husband and two members of her extended family appointed to a five-member working group.

  • Four stabbed in knife attack

    Four members of the public have been stabbed in what police say was a “random” and “isolated” incident in Murrays Bay on Auckland’s North Shore.

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