It was a toss-up whether Badger or Huhana was the 100th kiwi raised on Matakohe/Limestone Island in Whangarei Harbour.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser might be giggling in his grave at the irony of New Zealand's national museum storing some of its irreplaceable collection in a building with his name on it in Whangarei.
Whangarei's newest Lotto millionaires have spoken out about their new-found wealth, saying they will keep working and the win only came about after changing from their own numbers to a Power Dip two months ago.
The community is invited to take part in an exciting project weaving the most loved and significant aspects of Whangarei life into one spectacular art piece.
A Whangarei food, wine and music festival pulled in thousands of people happy to fritter one of the laidback last days of the late summer.
Tiny is a bit special - he's the smallest turtle to be found in New Zealand waters...and will be released at Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve, Tutukaka, Whangarei
Parks in the Whangarei District are footing it on the international stage with Parihaka Scenic Reserve winning the prestigious international Green Flag Award.
"I probably say to people I love it here at least once every day without being smart," she says.
Enjoying a coffee and some lunch in the sun this summer just got more pleasant for customers at one ground-breaking Whangarei cafe.
Four tiny but highly camouflaged eggs in two tiny scrapes on sand dunes at Waipu in Northland signal the start of another desperate breeding season for New Zealand's rarest bird, the fairy tern.