Northern Territory

Man stabbed in stomach with samurai sword

A man was left with injuries to his stomach and hands after being stabbed with a samurai sword. A man drove himself to hospital on Tuesday night after being stabbed in the stomach with a samurai sword. Police, however, were not aware of the alleged attack until hours after it …

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Northern Territory

Elderly tourist airlifted from Jim Jim falls

An elderly tourist was injured at Jim Jim Falls in Kakadu National Park on Wednesday. Picture: MICHAEL NELSON An elderly tourist was winched to safety after injuring her leg after a fall at the base of Jim Jim Falls. The 70-year-old was airlifted to Royal Darwin Hospital by CareFlight in …

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Northern Territory

Monster spider holds couple ‘hostage’

Mrs. Flufferbum, the Holconia immanis huntsman spider, went for a nice walk up the arms of her owner. Using just a stick, Lisa Donovan brought the fully-grown venomous huntsman spider out of hiding to crawl up her arm and recorded the event. Once out of her tube, Mrs. Flufferbum took …

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Northern Territory

Darwin girl to fight for Bachelor’s heart

A DARWIN wedding planner is one of the 22 women vying for Matty Johnson’s heart on this year’s season of The Bachelor Australia. Sharlene Mik, 26, loves her career but says she wants to stop being the “token single girl at the wedding”. The Bachelor Australia 2017 contestant Sharlene has …

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Northern Territory

Tributes flow for avid fisho, ‘Harro’

Mike Harrison died tragically after falling overboard near the Cox Peninsula. Picture: FACEBOOK AN avid fisherman who died after falling overboard has been remembered as a “beautiful human being.” It is believed Mike “Harro” Harrison, 62, was pulled overboard when his leg was caught in an anchor rope in Tapa …

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Northern Territory

Tributes pour in for ‘national treasure’

Tributes have poured in for ‘national treasure’ and Northern Territory musical icon, Dr G Yunupingu OUT in the Arnhem Club beer garden, where punters are usually fed a nightly diet of classic radio hits and karaoke, a striking figure is led on to the stage. Often publicly adorned in a …

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Northern Territory

We test out the Sideshow Alley thrill rides for you

NT News reporter Phillippa Butt tests out the No Limit ride at the Darwin Show. Picture: Glenn Campbell PICTURE the person who gets weak at the knees just thinking about a show ride, who offers to hold everyone’s bags and who takes all the photos. You’re picturing me. NT News …

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Northern Territory

Police concerned for missing man’s safety

NT POLICE hold concerns the welfare of 60-year-old William Hurt, who has not been seen since Sunday. Northern Territory Police hold concerns for the welfare of 60-year-old William Hunt. Picture: NT PoliceSource:Supplied Superintendent Kerry Hoskins said Mr Hunt was last seen about 8.20pm, Sunday, July 23 in Tennant Creek. Mr …

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Northern Territory

Seniors on the warpath over concession review

Sue Shearer and Graeme Bevis, with the petition they are putting to Government over its handling of a review into pensioner concessions. Picture: MICHAEL FRANCHI SENIORS and pensioners are at war with the Territory Government. They are up in arms over the review of the NT Pensioners and Carers Concession …

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Northern Territory

Musical genius remembered as unique talent

Dr G Yunupingu, the blind indigenous singer, has died in a Darwin hospital, age 46. ARIA winner Dr G Yunupingu has died. IN an emotional press conference Skinnyfish founder Mark Grose remembered Dr G Yunupingu as a national treasure. “At much a moment we are reminded of the impact of …

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