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NZ Champions of Cheese Trophies Announced

Two gouda cheeses made by family-owned cheese companies have taken the top honours at the annual New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards.

 22 May 2019 
Doubts loom over Russell's Birdman Festival, Northland's biggest mid-winter carnival  New Zealand Herald

The future of Northland's biggest and arguably most colourful mid-winter festival is in doubt due to a combination of volunteer fatigue and lost funding. Russell's ...

 22 May 2019 
Fraudster's Northland home seized by police  New Zealand Herald

Police have seized a home owned by a Northland woman and former council manager convicted of defrauding a government ministry of more than $700,000.

 21 May 2019 
Ship Check: Sailing on Celebrity Solstice  New Zealand Herald

Maureen Marriner sails on Celebrity Solstice. Owners: Royal Caribbean, operated by Celebrity Cruises. How big: 315m long, 37m beam, 19 decks, 14 of which ...

 21 May 2019 
Pokie machine closure threatens Russell Birdman event

A lack of pokie machines in the small Northland town of Russell is putting its quirky winter event in jeopardy.

 21 May 2019 
Medicine already in use may help cancer treatments

From the Bay of Islands to Brussels there's a call to take a *fresh* look at old drugs to see if they could treat cancer for a fraction of the cost of new medicines.

 20 May 2019 
Sunday's 'cold snap' still to produce warmer than average temperatures for many (+3 Maps)

The placement of high pressure this Autumn is producing some warmer than usual wind flows - even with southerlies. Sunday's "cold change" is not looking ...

 19 May 2019 
Game changer for learning our history - The Bay's News First  SunLive

A unique homegrown board game designed to explore an important period of early New Zealand history has gone into production. Devised by Professional ...

 18 May 2019 
The New Zealand Wars: Historian Vincent O'Malley says we need to confront our 'bloody history'  New Zealand Herald

Travelling around New Zealand, historian Vincent O'Malley is always baffled at how some of our most significant historic sites are treated. Ōrākau in Waikato ...

 18 May 2019 
Dual heritage commemorations locked in

Drones, heritage ships and fireworks are just some of the things eyed up for Tuia 250 commemorations.

 18 May 2019 

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