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Tribesman gang member Rawden Yates convicted over Northland murder of Kimble Moore
New Zealand Herald
Northland gang member Rawden Yates is in jail awaiting a life sentence for murder, with the only issue being how much longer than the minimum 10 years he will have to spend inside. Rawden James "Big Boy" Yates, 37, was yesterday found guilty of the ...

Horses on highways in Northland, Whangarei prompt safety warning
New Zealand Herald
After 5.10am on Thursday a horse was struck and killed on State Highway 11, just north of the Ruapekapeka Rd junction in Kawakawa and about 500m from Bay of Islands College. The animal hit the windscreen and left the vehicle extensively damaged, but ...

What's happening in the North this weekend
New Zealand Herald
TODAY. • Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones Tribute, 8pm, Collards Bar, CNR SH1 and Whangatane Drive, Kāitaia. • Huanui College Night of the Arts, 7pm, Whangārei Theatre Co, Reyburn Lane, Whangārei. • Improv Theatresports - Fun Jam Sessions, ...

 17 Aug 2018 
Record Northland cruise ship season, but not all retailers reaping the rewards
New Zealand Herald
The Bay of Islands, the only place cruise ships call into Northland - although Whangārei has already got one ship lined up to come in 2021 - saw 103,525 cruise ship passengers during the season, a rise of 14,722 on the previous season, Stats NZ said.

 17 Aug 2018 
Jury considering verdict in Northland gang murder trial - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
The jury is considering its verdict in a Northland gang murder trial. Rawden Yates, 37, is standing trial in the High Court at Whangārei charged with the murder of ...

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 17 Aug 2018 

New Zealand Herald
Northland artist to create a 'heartwork' #Justiceforeli
New Zealand Herald
A Northland artist is using thousands of handmade purple hearts to create a piece of work with a powerful message about love and anti-violence. A ground swell of support for the anti-violence campaign #Justiceforeli has seen thousands of hearts ...

 17 Aug 2018 
Kaitaia research centre starts work for better Māori health
New Zealand Herald
... apply his academic knowledge to his community, and Rhiaan Smith, a former Bay of Islands College student who has taken a gap year in medical studies for the project, who feels there is value in contributing to her community and her medical education.

 16 Aug 2018 
$1.2 million fraud alleged at Waitangi National Trust
New Zealand Herald
A former senior employee of the Waitangi National Trust, which looks after the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office after around $1.2 million of trust money went missing. Wallace Tamamotu Te Ahuru, 30, of Kerikeri faced ...

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 16 Aug 2018 
Rugby: Strong Northland squad for ITM Cup opener against Harbour
New Zealand Herald
whangarei. Prop Jack Straker is the only debutant to start in a formidable Northland side to face North Harbour in the ITM Cup opener tonight. An win for the Taniwha will give the side confidence heading into two tough home games against Auckland and ...

 16 Aug 2018 
$11m 'civic hub' for Kaikohe's main street
New Zealand Herald
The district's western ward had given much away to the Bay of Islands in the past 20 years but the hub would help ''rebalance the ledger'' as well as giving the town a much-needed facelift, particularly with increasing numbers of visitors drawn by the ...

 16 Aug 2018 

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