5:57 AM Waterway dries up around thousands of fish and eels as they try to swim to safety.
4:42 AM US President believes predecessor is riling up protesters against his administration.
Former Silver Fern's family turn off her life support five days after brain aneurysm collapse.
Fire service stunned woman left to drive herself home after faulty pump covered her in fuel.
Government releases list of streets most at risk of falling facades and parapets in a quake.
Council contractor's dive not enough to avoid "hot-headed" farmer's four-wheel drive.