News Releases

 May 30, 2013
Nickel North closes $5 Million Financing, and appoints Executive Director

 For Immediate Release
May 30th, 2013

Nickel North Exploration Corp. (NNX -- TSX-Venture Exchange) (the "Company" or "Nickel North") is pleased to announce that it has completed the non-brokered private placement announced in news releases dated March 7th, 2013 and May 2nd, 2013. As a result Nickel North issued 16,666,667 common shares of the Company, issued on a flow-through basis, at a purchase price of $0.30 per share for gross proceeds of $5,000,000.10 in cash.

Nickel North has paid finder's fees of $46,875 and issued 250,000 non-transferable common share purchase warrants (each a "Finder's Warrant") with each Finder's Warrant entitling the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.35 per share for a period of two years.

All of the above securities are subject to a hold period expiring on September 30, 2013.

Funds from the private placement will be used solely for exploration purposes on the Hawk Ridge Ni-Cu Project located in northern Quebec.

Nickel North also wishes to announce that Gege (Anna) Mao has been appointed as an officer of the Company in the role of Executive Director. Her responsibilities are expected to include investor relations, financing related activities and general administration. Additionally the Company has accepted Min Kuang's resignation as Corporate Secretary and has appointed Cathy Wang the Company's CFO to fill the position. Min Kuang will remain as a director of the Company.

On behalf of Nickel North Exploration Corp.


Phillip Mudry P Geol. President and CEO
For more information, please visit www.NickelNorth.com , or contact Corporate at 604-609-6182 and/or email: [email protected]

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