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Blind & Low Vision NZ launches the #AltTextForAll Movement

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Blind & Low Vision NZ (formerly the Blind Foundation) launches the #AltTextForAll Movement to help make the Internet more accessible, in new campaign via YoungShand and Pead PR.

Jonny Wilkinson: Diversity rulz, ok!

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When I was asked to be a speaker at a conference months ago I was blase in my response. "Yeah, sure.''

Young Whangārei designer Iris Metcalfe sews up fashion awards

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Fashion with passion and dash — that was the overall impression after the 42nd Northland Fashion Awards awards night in Whangārei.

Kerikeri RSA puts out call for younger veterans needing help

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A Northland RSA is appealing to veterans of recent conflicts to get in touch amid concerns they are missing out on support they need.

Northland's Arriane Christie tells her Rugby World Cup All Blacks vs Canada game experience

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The Northern Advocate's very own Rugby World Cup correspondent, Arriane Christie, attended the All Blacks vs Canada game on Wednesday at the Showa Denko Dome Oita stadium in Oita.

Papermills' annual exhibition also celebrates 30 years

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The Papermill holds an annual exhibition to share art work with the Whangārei public but this year's event is extra special as it also celebrates 30 years of papermaking.

Big wins for Northland teams on the weekend

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Fine weather attracted large crowds of spectators to several sport events on the weekend.

'Fat, healthy' kiwi hatches in Whangārei after rescue

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A "fat and healthy" female kiwi has hatched at the Whangārei Native Bird Recovery Centre after a Kerikeri farmer rescued two eggs from his farm.

Whangārei Youth Space START programme helping youth get work ready

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It has only been two months since a programme focused on supporting youth into jobs started in Whangārei - yet it has already had an impact on the young people involved.

Northland basketball: Whangārei Boys' High School eyeing national success

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National success is on the cards for Whangārei Boys' High School's senior basketball team as they take the court for their first game in the national secondary school basketball competition...