New course record at Kerikeri Half Marathon

Despite a¬†headwind and driving rain, two men in the Kerikeri Half Marathon managed to complete 21km under the previous course record. Craig Lautenslager from Nelson running his first half marathon also claimed the New Zealand Half Marathon title in a…

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Event shows Northlanders in safe hands

Emergency services showed what they’re made of at the Caring for Northland Summer Safety Day in Whangarei. Police, St John Ambulance, the Fire Service and the Northland Rescue Helicopter were at Kensington Park yesterday where thousands of people got an…

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Summer Safety Day in Whangarei

Pandemonium will abound at Kensington Park next weekend but the fires, crashes, winching and sirens will not be cause for alarm. The action-packed three hours will take place next Sunday for the fourth Summer Safety Day, which aims to showcase…

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Thankful for the chopper

Teena Foster has had so many encounters with the Northland Rescue Helicopter Service that the flight nurse eventually knew her by name. The Far North mother of five’s first experience was due to a suspected ectopic pregnancy. After getting the…

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