Rain this week has saved at least one council area from imposing tough water restrictions.
The Bellinger River usually makes headlines for being in flood but falling water levels forced council to impose level one restrictions last month.
The Mid North Coast has secured the Australian Surf Festival, the pinnacle event on the national surfing calendar.
The announcement was cause for celebration at day two of the National Bodyboarding Titles.
A New Zealand Fur Seal has recovered from life threatening injuries to be released back into the ocean.
The nine month old seal was near death when she was discovered by a fisherman washed up on local shores three months ago.
It's pretty tough to live a life free of waste in today's technology driven world.
But what if you could?
Planet Ark has used national recycling week to encourage us to use a recycling scheme that is completely funded by industry.
More than 75 per cent of Australian public schools don't have the funds for a music teacher or instruments.
But the ACMF charity, in partnership with Rotary, is changing that, one school at a time.
A fitness group in the Northern Rivers is proving, age is no barrier when it comes to our physical health.
Move to Change is a federally funded program helping people get fit and stay active.
New South Wales health is urging all schoolies heading away to celebrate to make sure their immunisations are up to date.
The warning follows a recent outbreak of the potentially deadly disease, with some cases reported on the North Coast.
Just a day after a massive storm cell ripped through the region, the SES has paid tribute to its brave volunteers.
Thousands of people along the coast, put their lives on the line each year, to help out in floods and storms.
More than 200 delegates from all over the state have converged on the Mid North Coast for a major conference on coastal management.
It's the 21st year the event has been held and is considered one of premier coastal conferences in Australia.
It's been a devastating and anxious wait for some locals this week.
One woman has lost at least a dozen relatives in the brutal destruction of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
A warning some may find these images distressing.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged after his 12-year-old brother was stabbed at their Coffs Harbour home.November 13, 2:11 pm
Coffs Harbour locals have been warned to be on the lookout for travelling conmen touting for work in the area.November 13, 11:13 am
It's been 50 years since the Taree Blood Bank opened.
Since then, it's saved countless lives with around 8000 bags of blood donated every year.
The centre thanked the three men who made it happen.
Fire crews say recent rainfall has helped them gain the upper hand over a major fire burning on the Mid North Coast.
But the storms also caused headaches, with lightning strikes igniting new fires.
One of the most successful teams in Group Three Rugby League, will be under the helm of two new leaders next season.
The Hawks signing on a new coach and president for 2014.
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