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Volunteers get their hands dirty for Earth Day

By Ashley Hellman, Community Ranger in Dargaville

It was a privilege to meet a group of hardworking volunteers recently who were willing to give up their time to help look after our native plants here in Northland. 387 more words


True Colors

Catch more fish by choosing the right colored fishing line

There are many ways to tip the odds in your favor when you’re angling for the next big catch. 827 more words


Reports: Recovery center employee accused of doing drugs, having sex with teen

A Grand Rapids woman accused of having sex with a 15-year-old is facing felony charges, reports say.

The Duluth News Tribune says 30-year-old Melanie Lynn Peterson is said to have helped the teenage boy run away from… 229 more words



The next morning, following my evening of limping through the Waitangi forest, I wake up to an immensely swollen ankle. I can’t say I’m surprised but am annoyed that this will keep me off the trail again. 685 more words


New Zealand's North Island, March 21-April 28

Wellington, March 21-23

We returned our rental car in Picton before boarding the ferry to take us to Wellington on the North Island. The three hour voyage, crosses Cook Strait, which connects the Tasman Sea on the northwest with the South Pacific Ocean on the southeast. 2,958 more words


Just north of Te Arai across the border into Northland.


If it's yellow, let it mellow.

Saturday 02 April 2016, Northland New Zealand.

The morning broke open with a better sky than it closed with last night, solidly grey but not raining at least. 889 more words