Northland Resources Inc.
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Northland Resources Inc.

June 16, 2008 09:30 ET

Northland Strengthens Its Management Team: Bert-Ove Johansson Appointed Regional Director of Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Karl-Axel Waplan, Northland's (TSX:NAU)(FRANKFURT:NBS)(OSLO:NAUR) Managing Director of European Operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bert-Ove Johansson as Regional Director of Operations for the Company. Mr. Johansson's joining Northland is an important step toward fulfilling our objective to build a strong Swedish/Finnish operational organization.

Based in Stockholm, and working closely with the Managing Director of European Operations, Mr. Johansson's responsibilities will include: building and leading the operational organization that will manage the mines that Northland is planning to develop, liaising with and consulting to the project design and construction team; interfacing with the appropriate government agencies to facilitate the securing of appropriate permits; assisting in all phases of the project's development and budgeting for the project development.

Bill Wagener, Northland's COO, commented: "We're delighted to welcome Bert-Ove to our growing project development team. Bert-Ove's mining, processing and managerial experience will ensure that Northland's planned projects will be developed using state-of-the-art technology and operated to the highest standards."

Mr. Johansson has held a series of progressively more senior management roles within the international mining industry, gaining operational experience in Sweden, Ireland, Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia. His most recent position was in Business Development for Boliden Mineral AB, identifying acquisition targets for Boliden. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Boliden Tara Mines Ltd. in Ireland, Europe's largest zinc mine where he was tasked with modernizing the organization at the mine. His experience also includes technical, managerial and operational positions at Boliden's Aitik Mine and LKAB's Kiruna and Malmberget operations.

He received his M.Sc. in Mining from the Lulea University of Technology in Sweden.

About Northland (www.northlandresourcesinc.com)

Northland is a well-structured, debt free junior exploration company with a portfolio of high quality iron, gold, and base metal exploration projects in Sweden and Finland.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Karl-Axel Waplan

NORTHLAND RESOURCES INC.

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