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Compassion rewarded

While driving to meet friends recently Dargaville resident, Melissa Birt noticed a horse standing alone on a ridgeline, fully tacked up and dogs standing nearby. The actions she took resulted in a fallen rider being hospitalised and his family showering...... Read More

Good on ya, volunteers

Next week I will have the good fortune to be at the Northland Field Days in Dargaville. I say good fortune because the field days are an attraction for me on so many levels. In my view, there is no better stage on which to showcase the value and importance...... Read More

Petition to fight Dome dump plan

A petition in opposition to plans to open a major new rubbish dump for Auckland in the Dome Valley is gathering signatures and has 40 days to run online. Dome Valley and Wellsford and Warkworth residents fear the proposed landfill poses a threat to the...... Read More

Triathlon entries closing

Entries for the upcoming Fireco Kai Iwi Lakes Triathlon will close on Thursday, February 21, and Sport Northland encourage anyone considering attending to get their entry completed and book accommodation as soon as possible. “We are hoping for...... Read More

Exploring the field days

It is that time of year again when the Northland Field Days committee is in full swing getting the grounds into pristine condition for the biggest three-day outdoor event in Northland. There are many changes from last year’s event starting with...... Read More

Focussed on Field Days

Ford has some big names in their catalogue, which evoke memories of great vehicles past. The firm which gave us such automotive archetypes as the Falcon, the Transit van and the Cobra is keen to establish new dynasties as well. That’s why the advent...... Read More

Headed for adventure

It’s nearly a year on from the groundbreaking ceremony at CFMoto’s huge new futuristic motorcycle factory in China, where a joint venture with KTM has become a reality. With the combination of the manufacturing might of one of the fastest...... Read More

Full house for Field Days

Those who collected trading card or comic books as kids will know there’s nothing like completing the full set. It’s a feeling of pride and achievement — and that’s merely when it’s a handful of cardboard or paper. Imagine...... Read More

Classics roll into Dargaville

It’s time to polish up the chrome, fire up the engines and get outdoors to appreciate some automotive classics in the summer sunshine. Dargaville’s third annual classic car and bike show is just around the corner, and the hosts at Greg Smith...... Read More

The power of three

Kawasaki is no stranger to beating the competition with more power. On the road, their sports bikes are second to none when it comes to laying down horsepower in a game of superlative numbers. Winning hearts and minds in the rural backcountry take a different...... Read More