Bay of Islands news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Bay of Islands on 25 May 2018.

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Animal lover to set up Northland's first pet cemetery
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Bereaved pet owners in Northland could soon have somewhere to visit their furry friends instead of a make shift grave in the backyard. Pip Levett from Kerikeri plans to establish Northland's first dedicated pet cemetery as part of her new pet ...

 24 May 2018 

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Marae based Techweek inspires children in the Far North
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Held at Otiria Marae in Moerewa on May 22, youngsters from Opononi Area School, Moerewa School, Bay of Islands College and Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Taumarere tested their engineering skills in the event named Maui o Te Huapae - Sail to the Horizon.

 24 May 2018 
Meetings to give Russell people a say on wharf developments
New Zealand Herald
Participants in the upcoming survey will also be asked about the number of public bench seats and public toilets on the wharf, and options for Bay of Islands Swordfish Club weigh-station. FNH said the objectives of the meetings are to outline existing ...

 23 May 2018 
Bay News Bites: Maori weapon carved by Kerikeri firefighters presented as Sky Tower Stair Challenge Community ...
New Zealand Herald
Kiwi enthusiasts or amateur ornithologists are being reminded to pencil in kiwi listening workshops later this month in the Bay of Islands. Department of Conservation Kerikeri is running two free kiwi listening workshops in the lead-up to the annual ...

 23 May 2018 
Tony Collins: Upgrade of State Highway 1 Warkworth to Whangarei remains uncertain
New Zealand Herald
When central government first announced their land transport Draft Policy Statement and in particular the impacts this may have on State Highway 1 north of Auckland, I was not particularly surprised. That's not to say I was not disappointed but it was ...

 23 May 2018 
Chinese official and business leaders to discuss business opportunities in the Far North
New Zealand Herald
A Chinese government official and business leaders from the country will be in the Bay of Islands today to discuss how Far North businesses and Māori can benefit from an initiative designed to promote closer links with China. Just how they can benefit ...

 23 May 2018 

New Zealand Herald
Young woman's electric wheelchair stolen from her home in Whangārei
New Zealand Herald
Wilkinson said it was uncommon for wheelchairs to be stolen. "You wouldn't be able to sell them on the black market." The only other case he heard of recently was in the Bay of Islands last year, when Paralympian sailor Chris Sharp's wheelchair was taken.

 23 May 2018 
Northland news in brief
New Zealand Herald
Public step up after crash. Members of the public set up a detour before police arrived after a two-car crash in Whangārei. The accident happened on Kamo Rd opposite Z service station about 9.30am yesterday. Whangārei police Sergeant Ryan Gray said ...

 22 May 2018 
Northland smokers, who spend $147M annually on tobacco urged to quit
New Zealand Herald
Northland health officials are challenging smokers to join the quit brigade and put more money into their pockets. May 31 is World Smokefree Day and in the lead up to the day Toki Rau Stop Smoking Services Northland revealed in the Northern Advocate ...

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 18 May 2018 

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Paihia water smells like dirt say residents
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Bay of Islands residents are buying bottled water and filtering the town supply to their house after complaints it tastes and smells like dirt. Residents in Paihia say the town's water supply, managed by the Far North District Council has been ...

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 30 Apr 2018 

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